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Highwood Global sparks life into old plant

A relative newcomer to the Spokane-area manufacturing sector, Highwood Global LP is developing reputation for creating big things at the former R.A. Hanson Co. industrial campus north of Hillyard, claims company president Kevin Kerr. Having grown into it...

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Clementine & Agnes: Creator of Color

Most people could probably guess that Spokane cosmetologist Robin Peltier, with her glittering skin ...

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Rohinni to light it up in 2018

Having developed light-emitting diodes smaller than the eyes of ants, Coeur d’Alene-based Rohinni ...

Spokane Valley issues first permits for Katerra factory

The city of Spokane Valley has issued a permit to Katerra Inc. to begin foundation work for its $35 ...

HiTest Sand seeks power services for smelter

Silica Investments Inc., the parent company of Canada-based HiTest Sand Inc., earlier this week subm...

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SmaK Plastics grows in North Idaho

ince leasing a shuttered Coeur d’Alene facility and moving in last April, Vancouver, Wash.-based SmaK Plastics Inc. subsidiary SmaK Products Inc. has grown its North Idaho workforce. Jonathan Smalley, company president, says SmaK Products plans next m...

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North Idaho Energy Logs Inc.: Fueling fires far and wide

As winter approaches and outside temperatures drop, business at one remote company, North Idaho Energy Logs Inc., is blazing. Clark Fairchild, the company’s co-owner and general manager, says production is on an upswing at North Idaho Energy Logs with ...

NIC Global Manufacturing expands to Pullman

Woodinville, Wash.-based sheet metal manufacturer NIC Global Manufacturing Solutions has opened a new warehouse facility in Pullman, which it says will enable it to better supply long-time client Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. “Our sales with...

Key Tronic seeks counsel about unsolicited suitor

Brett Larsen, chief financial officer at Spokane Valley-based Key Tronic Corp., says the electronics manufacturing service provider is consulting with its attorneys about the behavior of an East Coast electronics manufacturer that’s attempting to execut...

HiTest Sand buys land to build silicon plant south of Newport

Canada-based HiTest Sand Inc. has bought 186 acres of land south of Newport, Wash., and started the application process for necessary permits to build a $325 million silicon smelter there, says Gregg Dohrn, who’s working as the HiTest project manager fo...

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