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Schweitzer Engineering plans big new building in Midwest

Pullman, Wash.-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. says it plans to build a 100,000-square-foot electrical power and research facility near Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. that could generate 300 or more jobs there. The Schweitzer ...

Fatbeam lands $2 million fiber optic project

Coeur d’Alene-based fiber-optic provider Fatbeam LLC says it has secured a $2 million contract wit...

Girl Scouts, LinkedIn develop new network

Girl Scouts of the USA has partnered with professional networking website LinkedIn to create a new p...

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Data protection law might have far reaching impact

Some cybersecurity experts are focusing their attention on the European Union’s soon-to-be-impleme...

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Etailz to lease part of old Itron headquarters in Spokane Valley

Spokane-born online retailer etailz Inc. plans to move its operations in the University District to ...

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Marle Worm Growers: Grounded in worms

Vermiculture isn’t about getting business off the ground. It’s about keeping worms in it. Eight years ago, Jeff Wood, of Otis Orchards, seeking to leave the hectic profession of commercial real estate, decided to assume a business that was first st...

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Intellectual property law firm Lee & Hayes projects record revenue

Spurred in part by customer growth in China, as well as securing more work from U.S.-based companies doing business in China, Spokane-based intellectual property law firm Lee & Hayes PLLC has experienced record annual revenue in each of the last couple of...

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Blockchain technology makes its way into the Inland Northwest

Christopher Armitage, co-founder and co-owner of West Plains-based cleaning business Armitage Cleaning LLC, predicts that 10 years from now blockchain technology will be so omnipresent in society that people will use it daily without even appreciating how...

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Pearson Packaging acquires robotics maker Flexicell

Pearson Packaging Systems, the West Plains-based maker of packaging equipment, has acquired Virginia-based robotic system integrator and automation equipment manufacturer Flexicell Inc. Michael A. Senske, Pearson Packaging president and CEO, says the pur...

Spokane cybersecurity provider reports sales, client surge

Spokane-based RiskLens Inc., a software company that helps businesses and organizations analyze their exposure to cyber risk, reports it’s riding a surge in 2017 customer growth, a direct result of securing work with a number of Fortune 500 companies. ...

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