Jim Davis

Fortive to acquire Industrial Scientific Corp. of Pittsburgh

Fortive Corp. announced Thursday that it had signed an agreement to acquire Industrial Scientific Corp., a Pittsburgh company that makes gas detection equipment.… Continue reading

Bringing smiles to the world: Dental equipment maker honored

Most dentistry is performed in an office, but sometimes patients can only be reached by elephant. That’s where Aseptico comes in. The south… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee, GOP spar over vetoed tax break for manufacturers

Gov. Jay Inslee defended his decision to veto a tax break for manufacturers, saying it felt unfair to him to raise property taxes… Continue reading

Moss Adams remodels Everett offices, refreshes brand

It’s a fresh look and a chance to re-tell its story. Accounting firm Moss Adams just remodeled its sizable office in downtown Everett… Continue reading

Biotech firm CMC Biologics to add 100 to 150 in Bothell

CMC Biologics plans to add 100 to 150 employees over the next two to three years as it becomes the hub for bioscience… Continue reading

Clear Image owner purchases FastSigns of Everett

FastSigns of Everett has been purchased by a local business owner who will relocate the shop this summer to downtown Everett. Daniel and… Continue reading

Clear Image owner purchases FastSigns of Everett

FastSigns of Everett has been purchased by a local business owner who will relocate the shop this summer to downtown Everett. Daniel and… Continue reading

Seattle Genetics’ cancer drug outperforms traditional treatment

Another week, another major announcement from Seattle Genetics. The Bothell biotech firm said Monday morning its drug Adcetris with a combination of chemotherapy… Continue reading

Albertsons converts Lynnwood store into Safeway

A celebration is planned Wednesday for the conversion of a long-time Albertsons grocery store into a Safeway. Albertsons merged with Safeway in 2015… Continue reading

Twin City Foods to close Stanwood plant; 85 jobs affected

Frozen vegetable processor Twin City Foods plans to close its packaging plant in Stanwood, affecting as many as 85 employees. The plant, which… Continue reading

Deal to bring hotel to Everett waterfront by October 2019

The Port of Everett has reached a deal with Seattle’s Columbia Hospitality to build a 142-room hotel on the Everett waterfront. Construction is… Continue reading

Geek Chic, maker of high-end gaming furniture, closes

An Everett company that won fanfare for its deluxe, high-end furniture designed for playing tabletop games has shut down. Geek Chic announced on… Continue reading

Everett company raises the bar for Jeeps

Every product needs a good story. Like the one about GraBar, an accessory made specifically for Jeep Wranglers and created by small-but-growing Everett… Continue reading

Apartments pop up next to Swedish Medical Center near Everett

Construction is under way on a 256-unit apartment project near I-5 by the Swedish Medical Center Mill Creek Campus south of Everett. The… Continue reading

Ribbon-cutting ceremony set for WSU building in north Everett

An open house is planned for Aug. 15 for the new Washington State University campus building in north Everett. The four-story, 95,000-square-foot building… Continue reading

Funko’s plan to take over the world now extends to internet

Picture this: Deadpool selling chimichangas from a food truck on a freeway overpass while battling supervillain Venom. Now imagine it in Funko’s unique… Continue reading

Viral marketing methods can work offline

The success of viral marketing (through digital channels) demonstrates how this contagious concept can work through traditional marketing channels. To clarify, I am referencing to… Continue reading

A mayor, a college president and the phone call that landed WSU

Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson recalled making the pitch Sept. 4, 2009, cold-calling then-Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd. An effort to land… Continue reading

$26 million hotel being built in Lynnwood’s City Center

Construction has started on a $26 million, six-story hotel in Lynnwood, another piece of the puzzle of the city’s fledgling downtown. The 155-room… Continue reading

Mentoring program a pollinator for small businesses

Cory Marchand describes his new business this way. “If it flies, has wings and pollinates and is typically loved by all, we sell… Continue reading