December 6, 2017

Yakima County Development Association is pleased to announce that Sarah Truglio has been hired as the regions new Business Advisor. Sarah will provide customized one-on one business advising, training, and marketing intelligence to companies, entrepreneurs, and startups throughout the Yakima Valley. The business advisor position is the result of a partnership between Yakima County Development…

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December 6, 2017

What do the Boise Cascade Mill site and Speedway site in Yakima, a hop field in Moxee, a former cattle feed lot in the lower valley, and the old Carnation Milk Processing plant in Sunnyside all have in common? They are all prime sites for redevelopment to support future business growth. But how do you…

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December 5, 2017

Thermoforming Systems, LLC (TSL), established in 2002, is a plastics thermoforming equipment factory located in Union Gap, WA. The company manufactures the machines that are utilized by plastics manufacturers to produce cups, foodservice containers, and a variety of other disposable packaging used by food and beverage companies around the world. The growth in the food…

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November 16, 2017

Six-time Emmy Award Winner Ross Shafer will return to Yakima to be the keynote speaker at Yakima County Development Association’s 33rd Annual Meeting Luncheon. “I filled one table at our YCDA Annual Meeting. I could have easily filled another if I would have realized Ross Shafer was going to be such a fascinating and engaging…

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November 16, 2017

The new Yakima Valley Trends website helps promote more informed decision making by individuals, organizations, and governments throughout the Yakima Valley.  Never before has so much information about Yakima County been provided so clearly and intuitively. With easy access to 140 current trends and statistics in 11 categories such as tourism, demographics, health, housing, and economics,…

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November 16, 2017

A full house of more than 40 business owners, human resources professionals, and operations managers met this morning to learn how to prepare their company for the new “Paid Sick Leave” laws that take effect January 1, 2018. The major change impacting businesses is that paid sick leave must be provided to all nonexempt employees…

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November 3, 2017

Almost 50 new residents and local leaders turned out to network and enjoy some great wine, local craft beer, and appetizers at Kana Winery in Yakima last week for YCDA’s Fall New Resident Welcome Reception. The Welcome Reception is a fantastic way for folks new to the Yakima Valley to learn about their new home,…

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October 6, 2017

In Partnership with the Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Yakima County Development Association, and Yakima Valley Conference of Governments, the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce will unveil their new “Yakima Valley Trends” website November 13, 2017 at the general membership and community luncheon from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The website will help feature to help promote…

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September 14, 2017

Just one week after announcing the arrival of three new businesses to the Port of Grandview’s Byam Business Park, the Port is honored to announce another addition. We are pleased to announce that Henningsen Cold Storage Co. has signed an agreement to purchase nearly 26 acres of property to expand its business into Grandview. Henningsen…

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September 14, 2017

Please join our Roundtable at Triumph Actuation Systems. Triumph is an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of hydraulic actuation systems and components for the aerospace industry. Click here to register today. We hope you join us to learn more about Triumph and tour their facility.

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