It’s important for Alaska to develop value-added industries such as manufacturing. There are already several businesses producing unique materials and products throughout the state. This industry’s great growth potential allows Alaska Business many opportunities to explore new businesses, ideas, and developments. Some key items that are made in Alaska include construction materials for both residential and commercial properties, food for wholesale, and industrial textiles and materials.
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Port Chilkoot Distillery is usually busy this time of year finishing up production of small-batch whiskey and preparing for the summer influx of seasonal residents and visitors to the tasting room.
Winnebago Industries has announced that Great Alaskan Holidays has earned both their 2019 Flying W Award, as well as their 2019 Partners in Excellence Award.
Two businesses—in wildly different ways—have set their sights on making cost-effective, high-quality, local products: NRC Alaska and ImagineItAlaska.
December employment was down an estimated 0.3 percent, or 900 jobs, from December 2017. Retail, manufacturing and professional and business services each lost 400 jobs while information and financial activities each fell by 200.
The most recent Alaska-Made Building Products Directory was published in March 2013 by the Division of Economic Development of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.
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Signs at a local rally communicated the regional communities’ need of support from the state and federal government for mandated testing, enforced quarantine, increased healthcare capacity, and adequate evacuation plans in the event of an outbreak for the best line of defense to combat COVID-19 in Bristol Bay.
Sand Point Services completed a thirty-seven-bed, non-acute, Level 3, infectious COVID-19 patient care facility in two weeks, ahead of schedule and under budget.
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Alaska’s Giving Pipeline
Few large foundations support “the general good” or social service projects in Alaska, so the Last Frontier has a pretty thin philanthropic layer, according to United Way of Anchorage Vice President Cassandra Stalzer. However, the oil and gas industry has a history of stepping in and filling the gaps in Alaska communities by providing money and volunteers for myriad charitable efforts in the state.