Manufacturing shortages show there are no safe harbors

The past year and a half has not failed to provide society with various crash courses on industry and science....

How to talk to vaccine-hesitant workers

By National Association of Manufacturers Now that all American adults are eligible for vaccination and largely have easy access to...
Lampson International manufactures Transi-Lift cranes which are used around the world on heavy industry projects. (Courtesy Lampson International)

9 questions about cranes, Covid-19 and the economy with Lampson International

Lampson International is the Kennewick-based manufacturer of heavy lift cranes used all over the world. The company employs 300 people...

Q&A with Molly Monson-Stutesman

Molly Monson-Stutesman Vice president of sales and marketingGoose Ridge Estate Vineyards and Winery Number of employees you oversee: 300 Tell...

Tri-City manufacturing fares well in era of Covid-19

Manufacturing in the greater Tri-Cities certainly isn’t the largest sector. By recent (2018) average annual headcount, it ranks ninth, with...

Q&A with Rob Mercer

Rob Mercer PresidentMercer Wine Estates / Mercer Ranches Number of employees you oversee: 80 How did you come to this...

Manufacturing jobs on the rise in Benton, Franklin counties

Regional manufacturing jobs to grow 1.84 percent this year Manufacturing jobs in Benton and Franklin counties are expected to grow...
Ken Williams stands inside his new 28,000-square-foot Plastic Injection Molding manufacturing plant at 2695 Battelle Blvd. in north Richland. The new plant will allow the company to bring new capabilities, including new robotics technology.

Richland company adds new manufacturing plant, robotic automation

Plastic Injection Molding expansion allows for improved capacity, speed A north Richland company is poised for growth with the addition...
The ANSTO nuclear medicine facility in Lucas Heights, Australia, will triple Mo-99 production to meet both Australia’s domestic demand and 25 percent to 30 percent of global demand. This medicine is used in more than 45 million procedures worldwide. (Courtesy ANSTO)

PNNL collaborates with medical isotope producers

Partnership to ensure continued nuclear explosion monitoring Medical isotopes are used daily around the world to visualize and diagnose cancer,...
A drone manufacturing shop in Tri-Tech Skills Center’s newest building is adjacent to a classroom where students will learn flight simulation and aviation.

Tri-Tech to offer high school training for in-demand drone careers

Tri-Tech Skills Center officials hope a new program that includes drone-making will show students the sky’s the limit when it...

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