Governor Otter Names October Manufacturing Month in Idaho, Oct. 6, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Governor Otter’s proclamation recognizes that:

  • Manufacturing is Idaho’s fourth largest economic sector; contributing 13 percent of total economic output in Idaho
  • Idaho is home to more than 2,400 manufacturing operations, employing more than 60,000 people
  • Manufacturing accounted for nearly 40 percent of jobs added in Idaho between 2010 and 2014
  • Idaho manufacturers paid nearly $3.5 billion in wages and salaries in 2014

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Over the years, it has been the Port’s pleasure working with each of these businesses (many of them manufacturers), developing relationships and watching these businesses contribute to the stability and diversity of our community.

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Andrews Truck Repair
Atlas Sand & Rock
Bentz Boats
Carlton Construction
CEDA (Clearwater Economic Development Assoc.)
City of Lewiston Transfer Station
CLD Pacific Grain, LLC
Clearview Eye Clinic
Clearwater Canyon Cellars
Clearwater Converting
Clearwater Paper Company
Clearwater Seed Company
Diesel & Machine
EKO Systems, Inc.

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Excel Transport
Herco Asphalt
Howell Machine
Inland 465
Interventional Pain Consultants
J&B Logging
K & G Construction
Kenaston Corp.
LC Ice Arena
LCSC Continuing Education
Lewis Clark Terminal Inc.
Longview Fiber Company
Matheson Postal Service
Meadowgold Dairy
Nez Perce County Detention Facility

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Pacific Steel & Recycling
PCS Company
Printer’s Distillery
Riley Creek Lumber
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
Seekins Precision
State of Idaho Juvenile Detention Facility
Steelman Duff
Sunshine Disposal
Swift Transportation
Sysco Foods of Spokane
Terry’s Dairy
Tricker Trailers
Vista Outdoor
Westmoreland Co./FedEx
World Wide Abrasives

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Governor’s Proclamation Request Sponsored by NW Intermountain Dream It. Do It.

Clearwater Economic Development Association, Oct. 3, 2015, LEWISTON, ID –

The Northwest Intermountain Dream It. Do It. partners are pleased to announce pursuant to their request that, on October 1, 2015 Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter issued a State of Idaho Gubernatorial Proclamation officially declaring October 2015 as Manufacturing Month in Idaho.  In doing this, Governor Otter helps raise awareness throughout the state of Idaho of the significance of Idaho’s manufacturers’ contribution to the State’s economic growth.

Northwest Intermountain Dream It. Do It. is a consortium of manufacturers, educators, economic development organizations, private citizens and others, implementing a public outreach campaign designed to change the perception of the manufacturing industry and to inspire next-generation workers to pursue manufacturing careers.  Northwest Intermountain Dream It. Do It. sponsors are Clearwater Economic Development Association (CEDA), Idaho-Lewis County Technical Education Foundation, Lewis-Clark State College, Northwest Intermountain Manufacturers Association, Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA), and Valley Vision.

Dream It. Do It. is a national campaign, created by the Manufacturing Institute in 2005, to develop manufacturing careers recruitment pipelines that inform students and others about valuable employment opportunities in manufacturing.

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