Weekly REDEW: SCG Industries Auction – Insulated Glass Manufacturer

November 5, 2010

You know those listservs that you get randomly put on, and you really don’t see any reason to stay on them, and in fact they might be spam, and it would be really easy to “unsubscribe” but it’s a little easier to just hit delete and worry about it later? For me, that’s the almost weekly emails I get from Industry Marketing Solutions (“Industry Marketing Solutions provides you the most diverse range of publications associated in the strong markets of Plastics, Packaging, Converting and Graphics, Electrical and Material Handling Industries.”) Now beside from hilarious “plastics!” references from The Graduate, I probably don’t need any such publications. Even worse, the IMS listserv I’m on is IMS Auctions. Which is why this week’s Random Economic Development Email of the Week has got to be “SCG Industries Auction – Insulated Glass Manufacturer.” Read the rest of this entry »

There Are So Many Interesting Things About This Article

October 11, 2010

“Drone boat for military to be built in Bothell factory,” the Seattle Times reported yesterday. “Sounds like an article I should skim,” says I, while watching the Phillies and Eagles soar to victory. But then skim I did, and gladly so. Because there are at least three really important things here: Read the rest of this entry »

Ich bin ein manufacturer

August 18, 2010

Okay, I’ll admit that I took Spanish in high school, so that probably doesn’t make any sense. But you know what does seem to be making a lot of sense these days? Germany’s focus on manufacturing—and on manufacturing for export, in particular. Read the rest of this entry »