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Vaccine, drug manufacturing startup secures angel funding

Spokane-based injectable-drug manufacturing and packaging startup Selkirk Pharma Inc. has raised $9 million in new angel funding. Meanwhile, the company is considering how the current coronavirus pandemic could affect the construction time line...

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2020 Icons: Pam Senske

Though founded by a man in the predominantly male world of manufacturing, West Plains packaging...

Bankruptcy court approves Tamarack Aerospace’s reorganization plan

The U.S. District Court for Eastern Washington has confirmed the plan for reorganization filed by...

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First part of Exotic Metals expansion takes shape

Kent, Washington-based Exotic Metals Forming Co.’s two-phase expansion project at its West Plains ...

Washington manufacturers asked for help to fill medical-supply shortages

The state of Washington and Impact Washington say they’re working with manufacturing companies –...

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Going Viral: Effects of coronavirus drift into Spokane business community

Fear of coronavirus has spread even faster than the virus itself, and Inland Northwest businesses are feeling the impacts both of the fear and the outbreak, through disruptions to supply chains, travel itineraries, and everyday office life....

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Hotstart expands product lines, changes name

Spokane Valley-based Hotstart Inc. has added cooling technologies to its roster of thermal management systems and has rebranded the 78-year-old company under the expanded name Hotstart Thermal Management to reflect its growing capabilities....

Free Press Publishing acquires two newspapers

Cheney-based Free Press Publishing Inc. has acquired two rural Eastern Washington newspapers within the past month. Last month, the company, which publishes the Cheney Free Press weekly newspaper, acquired the Odessa Record....

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Huntwood Industries envisions expansion

Liberty Lake-based custom-cabinet manufacturer Hunt-­wood Industries Inc. is planning a two-phase expansion at its headquarters and main manufacturing facility. ...

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Beer makers, researchers work to localize flavor, grains in craft brews

A flourishing craft beer industry in Eastern Washington has met a sagging barley market. And in the last few years, the two have become fast friends. The emerging partnership has those in the craft beer supply chain exploring the possibility of something...

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