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Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) Conference

This year’s CAMPS Conference on June 8th will be focused on helping members achieve Market Domination. During the general sessions we will hear from local manufacturers and industry thought leaders on how Washington manufacturers can best position their resources in the global marketplace. Breakout sessions will focus on specific processes, technologies, and strategies that manufacturers can […]

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NCCI’s Elimination of Anniversary Rating Date –
What it Means for You

Way back in July of 2015, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) made a decision to eliminate employers’ Anniversary Rating Date (ARD) beginning May 1, 2017. Historically, the ARD was designed to control the effective period for an employer’s workers’ compensation rates and experience modification factor.

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Damage To Your Work Exclusion:
A Common Construction Claim Scenario

The following is a common claim scenario for our general contractor and subcontractor clients: A general contractor hires a subcontractor to complete work on the construction of a building. A few years after the construction is completed, the building owner alleges there are defects in the construction, and makes a claim against the general contractor. The […]

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Genie Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are an essential piece of equipment on many construction projects. To ensure an incident free workplace it is important to have operators adequately trained, a pre-use inspection performed, and a preventive maintenance program in place. In addition, watch for manufacturers periodic safety notices. Genie recently issued a bulletin for a software problem that […]

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How 3-D Printers are Changing the Aerospace Industry

Marie Gallanar | Account Executive In my never-ending quest for knowledge as a member of the Parker, Smith & Feek Manufacturing Practice Group, I attended the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) Annual Conference in Lynnwood, Washington. Over the course of this three-day conference, I was provided with multiple economic forecasts for the aerospace industry from […]

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National Association of Women in Construction Week

The National Association of Women in Construction takes a week every year to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry, raise awareness of opportunities for women in construction, and to emphasize the growing presence of women in this industry. Parker, Smith & Feek is showing our support by sponsoring their Ignite Women! […]

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Women in Leadership

To quote Six Sigma Black Belt, Jack Donaghy, “Diversity is the engine that drives this country.” Though Jack is a fictitious character, his message rings true. Diversity in employee populations leads to variety in opinion, critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving.

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Alaska Business Monthly Hall of Famers!

Each year, Alaska Business Monthly inducts local business leaders into their Hall of Fame. Several people from PS&F were present to honor the inductees.

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AGC Alaska’s Excellence in Construction Awards

Last week, PS&F was honored to sponsor AGC of Alaska’s Excellence in Construction Awards! These awards recognize outstanding projects completed by contractors based on an extensive list of criteria, including innovation in techniques or materials, addressing difficult challenges, and environmental sensitivity.

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2016 Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Megan Whittemore, our 2016 Jean Smith Recognition of Excellence Award recipient!

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Listen to What Makes PS&F Unique

Want to learn more about what makes PS&F so unique? Click here to listen to Parker, Smith & Feek’s Nick Warren talk to Luke Anderson of Portland AM 910’s Northwest Business this weekend.

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The Latest From Parker, Smith & Feek

It’s a new year, and new things are happening at PS&F! Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following elections recognizing each individual’s leadership and contribution to the firm:

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