Spokane Journal of Business

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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. ...

Mobilitie expands wireless capabilities in Spokane

California-based wireless infrastructure provider Mobilitie LLC has recently begun to install what are called small-cell wireless antennas to utility poles in public-right of way in certain neighborhoods here. A privately-held company, Mobilitie funds, ...

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Offering magnetic stimulation to treat depression

Operators of a startup company here that uses technology to treat depression plan to open more clinics in Spokane—and in other parts of the country where what’s known as transcranial magnetic stimulation is seldom used. The young company, TMS Solutio...

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Hip, knee replacements refined at Valley Hospital

Last month, MultiCare’s Valley Hospital announced it had earned the Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for advanced certification for total hip and total knee replacement, an evaluation that requires impartial evidence of the quality of care, tr...

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WSU, UW collaborate on test for enhancing sleep

In the future, people struggling with insomnia might get health tips for a better night’s rest from a bedside sleep-monitoring device. Such technology will be tested in both Spokane and Seattle. To be launched today, March 1, a three-year study will in...

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Mind to Market: Filling a startup funding gap in Spokane

A handful of Spokane-area investors, including a mix of organizations and individuals, has developed Mind to Market LLC to invest in early-stage startups—and to fill a gap in the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Steve Trabun, Avista Corp.’s reg...

Spokane considered as market for cannabis distribution

Seattle-based düber Technologies Inc. says it recently reached a $50 million funding agreement with California-based Valcone Real Estate for the acquisition or master lease and outfitting of 15 cannabis distribution centers in Washington, Oregon, Califor...

TMS Solutions opens its first Spokane office

The CEO and co-founder of a company that specializes in using magnetic therapy to treat depression says the company will begin transitioning gradually its corporate headquarters to Spokane from its current location of Grand Junction, Colo. CEO Christophe...

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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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