Northwest NEWS

August 3, 1998

Business

ATL acquired; Kao closing affects over 300 jobs

src="../../../graphics/com-link.gif" "With essentially no overlap in our products and technologies, we believe this combination is the perfect match for both companies," said Dennis Fill, ATL chairman and CEO in a prepared statement. He said the merger was good for ATL's long-term prospects and said company headquarters would remain in Bothell.

Akiyoshi's solution for pollution

src="../../../graphics/com-link.gif" Frank Akiyoshi of Bot-Chan, Inc. has found a way to recycle the three main components of disposable diapers: plastic, wood fibers and super gel.

Business Notes

src="../../../graphics/com-link.gif" Redhook Ale Brewery announced a joint project with SeaBear Smokehouse of Anacortes, WA. Read all about it.