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Imprezzio’s sales-lead technology earns patent

The U.S. Patent Office has awarded Spokane-based business software company Imprezzio Inc. its first patent for its sales-lead management technology. The technology is part of Imprezzio’s proprietary software named LeadFlowPro, which filters and routes ...

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Low-impact development said to be in higher demand

Landscape architect Len Zickler, a principal in the Spokane office of Tacoma-based AHBL Inc., says the company is seeing more requests to design environmentally friendly infrastructure to manage stormwater drainage. He expects this approach, called low-...

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Kiemle & Hagood subsidiary promotes greener building management practices

Kiemle & Hagood Co. says it and a facility-services subsidiary it operates have been using greener building management and maintenance practices they implemented fully three years ago to help building owners and tenants achieve sizable energy savings. Th...

MPM Technologies, partners pursue biofuels niche

MPM Technologies Inc., a 25-year-old Spokane-based provider of environmental control systems and developer of waste-to-energy technology, says it’s working with Washington State University and a software consulting company to research and develop gasifi...

Spokane STEM Network integrates with GSI

Greater Spokane Incorporated announced today that it has begun leading the day-to-day operations of the Spokane STEM Network, a nonprofit organization that works to advance science, technology, engineering, and math learning and innovation. Alisha B...

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Bioscience device maker Dahl Natural moves to Spokane

A bioscience company that is developing a pesticide monitoring device has moved its headquarters to Spokane from Corvallis, Ore., after being awarded a nearly $500,000 grant from the Health Sciences & Services Authority of Spokane County. Dahl Natural LL...

Spokane Valley-based fuel cell maker launches new power system

Spokane Valley manufacturer ReliOn Inc., which makes fuel cell-powered backup power systems, has launched a new product, the E-200 fuel cell system. The system, ReliOn Chief Operating Officer Joe Blanchard says, is offering customers more power option...

Of fancy pixels and loyalty to pulp

I’m often asked whether there is a future for newspapers. It’s a valid question, what with all the dizzying growth in Internet-based content, mobile-device applications, and social media. One might wonder if anyone cares about reading a printed newsp...

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Inland Northwest economy continues to make positive strides

In some sectors of the Inland Northwest economy, activity levels are returning to prerecession levels, welcome news that comes none too soon for economic observers. In overall employment, Spokane-area economists are expecting job growth next year, though...

Technology sector climbs back slowly in the Inland Northwest

Going into the new year, technology industry observers here say, positive trends in the sector statewide bode well for companies in the Inland Northwest, which they describe on the whole as coming back slowly. Tom Simpson, president of the Spokane Angel ...

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