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2010-11-10 10:00:00

QUINCY, Wash., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy recently held a Rural Freight Mobility Summit at Cave B Inn at SageCliffe (http://www.sagecliffe.com) near Quincy, Washington. Over 70 agricultural, food processing, railroad, trucking, ocean cargo, economic development, warehousing and distribution leaders attended the Summit, which primarily focused on freight mobility and transportation issues (intermodal, distribution, rail and trucking issues) impacting perishable shippers...

2010-08-25 07:30:00

QUINCY, Wash., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new refrigerated intermodal container rail and distribution service between Quincy, WA and Chicago, IL is quickly growing in popularity with produce shippers in the Pacific Northwest. This new expedited, door-to-door Pacific Northwest-Chicagoland Express "Cold Train" Intermodal Service (http://www.rrlx.com/www.icoldtrain.com/iColdTrain/Home.html) was recently launched in April...

2010-08-09 08:59:00

QUINCY, Wash., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent announcement that global auto maker BMW will build a joint venture carbon composite manufacturing plant in central Washington with SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers that will create carbon-fiber reinforced plastics for BMW's upcoming Megacity vehicle (http://www.greencarcongress.com/2010/07/sgl-20100708.html), a nationally known site selection firm is indicating that Quincy, Washington (http://www.portofquincy.org) is very well...

2010-05-25 07:25:00

QUINCY, Wash., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Boyd foresees a new wave of data center expansions and locations in the greater Quincy, WA area, already home to major data centers of Microsoft, Yahoo, Intuit, T-Mobile (Sabey), VMware (Sabey), and Ask.com. Boyd, who heads the Princeton, NJ-based site selection firm The Boyd Company, Inc. (http://www.theboydcompany.com), attributes this next wave of high-tech investment in central Washington state to the new server farm sales tax exemption...

2010-04-08 10:48:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently completed national site selection study which compared the cost of operating a high technology manufacturing facility among 45 small market cities in the U.S. has named Quincy, Washington "The Best in the West" (http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2010/jan/13/quincy-ranks-best-in-the-west/). The independent study (http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B0jT0205rhFbODRmZDhiMmMtOTczMS00YTEzLWJiZTgtYzQ0NDhhNTY4MjVk&hl=en) was conducted by...

2010-04-06 07:50:00

QUINCY, Wash. and CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Logistics, Columbia Colstor, LaGROU Distribution (i.e., Chicago Cold Storage) and the Port of Quincy have begun to offer a new expedited refrigerated intermodal "Cold Train" container rail and distribution service between Quincy, WA and Chicago, IL beginning this week (the week of April 5, 2010). This new 4-day, door-to-door Cold Train (http://www.icoldtrain.com) service will be available a potential of 6 days a week depending on...

2010-03-17 07:48:00

QUINCY, Wash., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 60 representatives of various food processors and produce shippers from the region attended a recent "Shippers Open House" at the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (http://www.portofquincyintermodal.com) to learn about a new expedited intermodal rail service for Washington State produce and perishable shippers. The "Shippers Open House" was hosted by Rail Logistics (http://www.icoldtrain.com) with support from Interstate Distributor Company,...

2009-12-15 07:52:00

QUINCY, Wash., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 10, 2009, the Port of Quincy (http://www.portofquincy.org) held the Quincy "Opportunities Unlimited" Rural Economic Development Summit at Cave B at SageCliffe near Quincy, Washington. The purpose of the Summit was to highlight economic development opportunities and infrastructure (i.e., hydropower, fiber optics, water treatment, rail, irrigation, etc.) in the greater Quincy Valley area and to have a discussion and dialogue with...

2009-12-04 09:59:00

QUINCY, Massachusetts, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Systagenix Wound Management, a leading medical device company that specializes in cutting-edge chronic wound care solutions, is expanding its operations by opening North, Central, and South American Headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts. The company officially opened its Quincy, Massachusetts headquarters today. Speaking at the ribbon-cutting were Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (http://www.masslifesciences.com/) President and CEO...

2009-01-12 08:06:00

QUINCY, Wash., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy recently sent a letter to state and federal officials asking that critical local infrastructure projects be considered for Economic Stimulus Funding. Two projects in particular are on the Port's wish list -- funding for the City of Quincy to construct the second phase of the recycling system to reuse water used to cool Quincy area high-tech data centers. The other project is to have the Washington State Department of Transportation...


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