The Voice for Industry
April 23, 2008
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Language of Work
Terry Seaman, a MIC board member, from Seidelhuber Iron & Bronze Works in South Park was in the news describing their solution to "Work Based English". The interview was on NPR KUOW 94.9. I have included the linked to the interview. You can either listen or read the interview. Click here:

Next MIC Meeting MOVED
The next MIC Executive meeting will be on April 29th . We will host new City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, he will be interested to hear from MIC members about City Light electric rates.

NOTE TO ALL MIC MEMBERS: Every member of the MIC is always invited to these meetings. The MIC gathers monthly at its Executive Committee meeting (usually) the fourth Tuesday of each month at 3:30-5:30 pm in our office on 1st Ave S. This is your opportunity to keep abreast of topics of concern to your industrial business, to provide direction for the organization, and to determine how or if you would like to get involved

Restoring Habitat along the Working Waterfront.
Public Meeting Notice
Lower Duwamish River Habitat Restoration Plan

The Port of Seattle is launching its Lower Duwamish River Habitat Restoration Plan, aimed at creating a long-range framework for investments on Port property that lies along the shoreline of the river. The intent of the Port's public process will be to develop a master plan for the coexistence of natural habitat and the commerce that relies on the waterway for navigation. Public involvement will include all stakeholders ~ area residents, businesses, community and environmental groups, Native American tribes, and key public agencies. Join us to learn more and provide your input! Project Open House and Presentation: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 5:30 7:00 pm (presentation at 6:15 pm) South Seattle Community College, Georgetown Campus, Gene J. Colin Education Building, 6737 Corson Ave. S, Seattle. For more information contact Joseph Gellings, Port of Seattle, 206 728 3368,

Great News at ArtWorks
The boxes are unpacked (mostly) and we're back to painting murals ... please stop by and see our new space! ArtWorks is having an open house on Thursday, May 1, 2008 from 5:00-7:00 PM, at 923 S Bayview, Ste C, Seattle, 98134. Light snack and beverages will be provided. For more information contact board member Mike Perringer at (206) 292-7449.

Another News Source
WA State Community Trade and Economic Development's International Trade Division publishes an eBulletin entitled "Industrial Machinery Update."

Recent topics have included:
Machinery Mission to Mexico -- June 23 - 27, 2008
Legal Developments in China Seminar -- May 2
WA Directory of Industrial Machinery, Equipment & Supply Companies
REACH Seminar -- April 7
Executive Business Mission to Hannover Messe April 19-25, 2008

If any of these topics are of interest to your company then you should be receiving this eBulletins for yourself. To get on the list, simply email

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Past eBulletins
$431 Million & Counting-Changes for Mercer
Alaska Pipeline Progress
A Rubik's Cube in a Rubik's Cube
No Korry for Seattle and Landmarks
Nucor Steel Growing

Next MIC Meeting
New Date
April 29, 2008
3:30-5:30 PM
MIC Conference Room
5509 1st Ave S, Ste B
Seattle, WA 98108

We Need You
Do you like what you are hearing from us? The Manufacturing Industrial Council is a member based, non-profit organization that advocates for manufacturing businesses, and we need you! To become a member click this link.

Renewed Members
Nelson Trucking
Ask Grove Cement Co
ASKO Processing
Ballard Oil Co
Moeller Design & Dev
Standard Steel Fabricating Co
Waddell & Reed Co
Cjarlie's Produce Co
City Ice Cold Storage
Hobart Machine
Friedman & Bruya

New Members
The Regular Guys
Parker Smith & Feeks
Vantage International

More Info?
Questions, Comments, or suggestions about the Seattle Industry eBulletin are always welcome. Your input will make the bulletin a more successful product. Contact us at (206)762-2470 or fax (206)762-2492.

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