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Denso comes to Washington State.

Denso comes to Washington State.

Global mobility giant Denso has quietly opened its new research and development office across from Amazon’s headquarters in downtown Seattle. The company plans to partner with regional technology companies and universities to develop cloud computing technologies,...

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CLT passes test and is off to University.

CLT passes test and is off to University.

Katerra's high volume cross-laminated-timber (CLT) factory has passed its first test, meeting all the 2018 International Building Code requirements for structural, fire and acoustics. The 270,000 square foot factory in Spokane Valley can now move onto delivering 500...

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Washington’s own Big Bang Theory.

Washington’s own Big Bang Theory.

The catalyst for industry growth can be hard to spot. Exactly what is the singularity that gives way to the Big Bang, the explosion of a sector that eventually reaches critical mass that draws others from far and wide?Most of the time, there’s no way to really tell...

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Yes, upskilling is a thing.

Yes, upskilling is a thing.

Ever on the lookout for the best talent available, Amazon has looked inward this time, announcing that it will spend 700 million over the next six years to retrain a third of its workforce.The goal is to help Amazon’s own workers advance within the company. The new...

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The Apple of one’s eye.

The Apple of one’s eye.

Fresh on the heels of Salesforce’s announcement of HQ2 comes news out of Apple. Expanding on its initial promise to hire 1,000 employees in Washington, Apple has announced that they will be bringing the total up to 2,000.A new building in the finishing stages on...

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HQ2? Who knew?

HQ2? Who knew?

Salesforce obviously knows a good deal when they see it. The company agreed last week to acquire Tableau, a data visualization company for $15.7 billion, announcing in the process that Seattle will now be considered Salesforce’s official HQ2.Putting aside the gentle...

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We hate to brag, but…

We hate to brag, but…

We’re #1. Again! For the second year in a row, Washington has been named the #1 Best State Economy in the U.S.Overall, Washington scored 77.60 out of 100 possible points. Land-locked Utah was a distant second, followed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Washington...

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Redmond’s SpaceX does launch.

Redmond’s SpaceX does launch.

SpaceX made headlines with its launch of 60 new satellites recently. But did you know those satellites were built in the company’s Redmond, Washington production facility?When it was announced in 2015, CEO Elon Musk said the new development office would be dedicated...

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They said it best…

They said it best…

We could use up a boatload of superlatives to tell you why Washington is the best place to do business. But we’ll let U.S. News & World Report do the heavy lifting instead. The publication just ranked Washington #1 in its annual Best States report.As reasons for...

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