Spokane Journal of Business

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Action Fasteners reports rising revenue trend

Tim Jackson started Action Fasteners & Supply Inc., of Spokane, in 1994 out of his garage with two sheets of plywood and four sawhorses. Today, the wholesale fastener distribution company at 3335 E. Trent operates in 10,000 square feet of space and is a ...

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Ohmygaia LLC: A natural solution to sweat

It’s good to press hard in a race running toward the finish line, but one Coeur d’Alene woman wa...

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Startup SafeGuard Equipment energizes investors

Three recent University of Idaho graduates, each hailing from families of electrical workers, have g...

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Garco Building Systems to keep some staff in Spokane

Despite the recent layoff of 112 manufacturing workers and the shuttering of manufacturing operation...

Able Label grows under former Red Lion executive

Art Coffey, former CEO of Red Lion Hotels Corp. and now president of Able Label, says the Spokane la...

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Litehouse expands operations in Sandpoint

Litehouse Inc., the Sandpoint-based salad dressing maker is in the midst of a $6.2 million expansion project at its Sandpoint manufacturing plant where it hopes to continue increasing its production and its workforce. The company plans to break ground be...

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Water discharge regulations raise concerns

Three municipal operators along with Kaiser Aluminum Corp. and Inland Empire Paper Co. have Spokane River discharge permits up for renewal, but participants are raising concerns about higher regulatory standards being imposed as part of permit updates. F...

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Scrap metal woes pile up

Spokane-area scrap metal collection and recycling companies say a global market slowdown has battered their industry in recent years, and industry forecasts indicate a rebound in demand for scrap metal is still at least three years away. “It’s really...

Spokane-area exports grow by $17 million

Goods exported from the Spokane and Spokane Valley metropolitan area totaled a little over $823 million last year, marking a 2.1 percent increase from 2014, according to the International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan Area Export Overview rel...

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One Tree Hard Cider: Good times for hard cider

Now in its third year of operation, Spokane Valley-based One Tree Hard Cider LLC plans to keep expanding by extending its distribution area and creating a second tasting room here. The company increased production this year hoping to increase sales, a...

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