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Kelso Longview chamber recognizes leaders in business and education

May 4th, 2018 The Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce Pillars of Strength and Crystal Apple Awards on Wednesday night recognized excellence in education and business. The event, held at the Lower Columbia College Rose Center for the Arts, also awarded $22,000 in scholarships to high school graduates. Sandy Catt of the Longview School District and Rick Davis of [...]

By | 2018-12-06T00:31:45+00:00 December 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Kelso Longview chamber recognizes leaders in business and education

DC Motor Brush Inspections

Direct current (DC) motors are not commonly specified for new projects in the industrial setting anymore, but there are still many of them in service with our Pulp and Paper and Steel customers in the Pacific Northwest. Much more complex than AC induction motors, direct current (DC) motors require regular maintenance to continue operating [...]

By | 2018-12-06T00:32:24+00:00 December 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on DC Motor Brush Inspections

Industrial Internship Gives Washington At-Risk Youth a Boost

Six months ago, Steven Jordan lived in survival mode. As the sole provider for his unemployed mother, young sister and himself, the 19-year old scraped together whatever he could to pay the bills with part-time work at Burger King, painting houses and other odd jobs. On knowledge tests, he rated below high-school level. Although [...]

By | 2017-07-29T02:23:31+00:00 July 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Industrial Internship Gives Washington At-Risk Youth a Boost

Longview Expansion

Sales at a Longview electric motor business have revved up in recent years, and it’s building more space to grow even faster. Northwest Motor Service, which sells and repairs elephant-sized industrial motors to municipalities, power plants and factories, is building a new production building on Baltimore Street in Longview. Company President Spencer Wiggins, who [...]

By | 2017-07-29T01:11:38+00:00 July 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Longview Expansion