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Northwest Seaport Alliance pumps up trade

Icons of Infrastructure features Ports of Tacoma, Seattle The Partnership Of Seattle And Tacoma Ports  – Called The Northwest Seaport Alliance – Is Positioning Itself As A Major Trading Post…
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Godzilla cranes change Port of Tacoma landscape

Even a snowstorm couldn’t dampen the impressive and much-anticipated arrival of four massive super-post-Panamax cranes in Commencement Bay Feb. 23. At 295 feet tall, the high-capacity cranes are designed to handle cargo…
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You outta be in pictures

Photos of the 2018 Annual Meeting The Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County celebrated the South Sound’s innovators at its 40th Annual Meeting on March 8, 2018 at the Greater…
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TEAMWORK: Tacoma’s a Tech Town

Tech Town Tacoma A major tech recruiter arrives, and an incubator grows ideas, businesses and jobs When worldwide tech recruiting, consulting and outsourcing firm Oxford Global Resources outgrew its Federal Way space,…
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TEAMWORK: Working together to land the 797

Choose Washington effort launched to win Boeing 797 Washington State is making its case to land the design, production and assembly of the next great Boeing airplane. On December 20, Governor Jay Inslee launched the Choose…
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Northwest Now: Pierce County Economy

EDB President & CEO Bruce Kendall on KBTC’s Northwest Now Each week Northwest Now explores the current events and community issues that matter most to our region’s inhabitants.  On January…
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Tool Gauge

Business retention and expansion is a key pillar of the EDB’s work.  Tool Gauge had been operating for more than 50 years and is working with the EDB as it…
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