Manufacturing

A skilled craftsman sands the “spine” of the blade to remove laser-cutting marks

Washington manufacturer excels at craftsmanship and on being super knife guys

Washington state's Talking Rain beverage company

The Preston plant, where Sparkling Ice is made, produces about 84 million bottles a year

Local brewer teams up with Chicago food company to unveil a vegan brat

Local brewer teams up with Chicago food company to unveil a vegan brat

The company, which employs 270 people, was founded by Bill Hansen and Scott Peterson and is still owned by the duo, along with a group of other investors

Tom McLaughlin of CAMPS

Congratulations to Tom McLaughlin, executive director of Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) and Loren Lyon, president of Lyon Enterprises and former president and center director of Impact Washington

President of Mukilteo's King Machine, Keith Mehus

Gold: King Machine LLC, Mukilteo; Silver: Aspen Power Catamarans, Burlington

Gold: Safe Boats International LLC, Bremerton; Silver: Cedar Grove Composting Inc., Seattle

Dave Green, president and CEO, left, and Adam Foy, vice president of business development, are transforming grain into expanding sales at Skagit Valley Malting.

Gold: Skagit Valley Malting LLC, Burlington; Silver: Pasco Processing LLC, Pasco