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Taking 3-D printing to heart

Dr. Carl Garabedian and other Spokane pediatric heart physicians are pioneering the use of 3-D printed models to plan and practice complex heart procedures. The physicians, who work at the Providence Center for Congenital Heart Disease clinic at Sacred H...


Accident consultant Origin Forensics seeks gains in niche field

Now in its 14th year of business, Origin Forensics LLC, a small Liberty Lake-based consulting company that specializes in automotive accident reconstruction and biomechanical injury analysis, is looking to raise greater awareness of its unique services an...

Imprezzio, Infosys partner to boost customer service

Spokane-based proprietary software company Imprezzio Inc. says it’s formed a partnership with global technology consulting firm Infosys Ltd. to help both companies improve service to their customers. “Considering Infosys’ 300,000 employees, Imprezz...


Inland Northwest aerospace group looks to elevate its profile

Boasting a membership that extends from the Cascade Mountains to Bozeman, Mont., the Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium says is stepping up its efforts to more actively engage its current members while seeking to recruit more. “Our total membership ...


Challenge after ascent

Following soaring sales growth in drone services reported by Hayden-based Empire Unmanned for 2016, activity this year has begun to descend as some potential customers are viewing drone operations as a do-it-yourself industry. Bradley Ward, president of ...


North Idaho College aerospace curriculum grows to meet demand

As Idaho’s aerospace industry continues to grow, so too do programs like those offered through North Idaho College’s Aerospace Center for Excellence, says aerospace director Patrick O’Halloran. “The future for aerospace jobs in this region looks ...


Telect in growth mode as founders exit its board

As Telect Inc.’s co-founders leave its board, the Liberty Lake-based communications networking equipment manufacturing company is looking to continue its recent growth. “We definitely consider this period to be one of growth,” says company Preside...

Itron expands ‘smart’ island project in Tonga

Liberty Lake-based Itron Inc. has signed a contract with the Tonga Water Board, the Kingdom of Tonga’s government-owned water utility, to deliver its OpenWay Riva IoT product for water. Located in the South Pacific just over 3,000 miles east of Austra...


Servatron stays on growth track

The president of Spokane Valley-based Servatron Inc., a maker of electronic circuitry boards, says he expects the company to top $26 million in sales this year, which was the sales total the company reached last year. “Based on our current trend, we fu...


Virtual reality in building design

Wearing virtual reality goggles, someone using 3-D technology can step into the middle of a North Pines Middle School common space that doesn’t exist yet. With the same goggle headset, the person with a head tilt or circular movement can get a panorama...

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