Spokane Journal of Business

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Liberty Lake company develops motors for NASA

Liberty Lake-based contract equipment manufacturer Frencken America Inc., a division of Malaysia-based Frencken Group Ltd., is celebrating the success of several motors it designed, manufactured, and tested for NASA’s Orbiting ...

Frontier Communications sells assets

Connecticut-based telecommunications company Frontier Communications Corp. has agreed to sell its assets and operations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana to Kirkland-based WaveDivision Capital LLC and Searchlight Capital Partners LLC ...

Blockhouse project moves forward in Perry District

A year in the making, site work on the $2 million Blockhouse|Life “smart” housing development in the South Perry District is underway, with construction on the buildings expected to begin by July. ...

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Medcurity secures capital to expand

Spokane-based Medcurity Inc. has landed nearly $700,000 in venture capital and loans this month, money its founders say will enable the startup to grow its platform offerings and add its first employees. ...

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Bay Shore’s big goals

Executives with Rathdrum-based foundation drilling equipment manufacturer Bay Shore Systems Inc. say the company is planning for more growth, as it works to expand its sales networks both nationally and internationally. ...

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Continuous Composites enters into tech partnership

Coeur d’Alene-based Continuous Composites, which develops and manufactures 3D printing robotic arms able to work with high-end materials, recently entered into a strategic partnership with Broomfield, Colorado-based Spatial Corp. ...

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Stay Alfred bolsters its C-suite

Stay Alfred Inc., the aggressively growing Spokane Valley-based urban vacation rental company, has hired veteran business executive Steve Helmbrecht as its president and chief financial officer. Helmbrecht started in his new position May 1. ...

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North By Northwest names new CEO

Spokane-based video production company North by Northwest Inc. has selected Kara Rowe to serve as the company’s new president and CEO. ...

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The challenging fix in aerospace maintenance

The demand for aircraft maintenance technicians is at an all-time high, but Spokane Community College aviation maintenance technology instructor Andy Dodson says curriculum hasn’t kept pace with technology....

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ATC Manufacturing prepares for growth in Post Falls

Since ATC Manufacturing moved to its facility at 1224 N. Lean, in Post Falls, roughly three years ago, the employee count has nearly doubled, says owner and founder Dan Jorgenson. ...

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