New CLT plant in Spokane Valley to break ground.

Katerra is breaking ground on a new plant in Spokane Valley that will soon be turning out cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulum, materials that can be used to replace concrete and steel in high-rise buildings. The 250,000 square foot factory will eventually employ...

A new generation of highly skilled talent.

As in many counties in Washington State, Clark County is already planning for a future where Baby Boomers punch the clock for the last time. Economic development professionals there estimate that more than 30,000 workers will need to be replaced in the next 10 years...

An incubator for startup manufacturers.

Washington has a host of incubators that give young tech companies office space and mentoring to get their great idea off the ground. Now there’s a new incubator for startup manufacturing entrepreneurs. Industry Space Seattle provides industrial work spaces...

Fibro reinvents the egg carton.

The humble beginnings of a business are often lost over time. But in the case of Fibro Corp., it was a trip to the supermarket a decade ago that not only launched a new company, but changed the way the seemingly simple egg carton is made. It all began when Paul Zhang...