August 3, 1998
ATL acquired; Kao closing affects over 300 jobs
"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
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.
Redhook Ale Brewery announced a joint project with SeaBear Smokehouse of Anacortes, WA. Read all about it.