Seattle Industry Spring 2008
Contents Spring 2008
Volume 5, Number 1 (PDF version 4.7 MB)
ON THE COVER
Steel billets at Nucor-Seattle West Seattle plant (photo by April Greer)
SPECIAL REPORT -
The presidential candidates each say US manufacturing is dead and only they can bring it back. So who is making all the stuff establishing new records for US exports? Our 2008 survey of Washington manufacturing shines a light on this question and other realities that will probably not disturb the campaign rhetoric.
Washington export growth predates the dollar drop
Most other reports or surveys treat "manufacturing" as a singular entity, resulting in mountains of data that obscure the actual peaks and valleys that make up the manufacturing landscape.
Genie Industries in honored during the Washington Manufacturing Appreciation program June 2nd and 3rd.
The Center for Advanced Manufacturing Services in Kent will help your company learn how to supply goods to growing companies.
Canadian firms can help you tap into Alberta export opportunites.
Nordic Tug other Washington firms with recognition for export sales.
Little eggs bring big gold.
Seattle acts to save its industrial base. Will the cure hold?
Survive Big Oil? Easy. Survive bike paths? Not so easy.
60 Seattle business owners used Seattle First to solve problems, shouldn't you? A public-private partnership helps industrial firms in the city.