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00000181-fa79-da89-a38d-fb7f2b600000Region of Boom is a reporting team at KUOW.We are tracking growth in metropolitan Seattle, which is being reshaped by the demands of a fast-growing technology sector led by Amazon. It’s a boom on a grand scale bestowing wealth and opportunity upon some and disruption and displacement upon others. Take a look at where development is happening now and make sure to tell us what is going on in your own neighborhood.Follow the ongoing discussion at #regionofboomThis project is edited by Carol Smith.

How Is The Manufacturing Industry Faring In Seattle?

Metal fabricator Denny Jensen with a metal lathe, one of the many old machines he restored and uses at the old Fenpro building in Ballard.
KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols
Metal fabricator Denny Jensen with a metal lathe, one of the many old machines he restored and uses at the old Fenpro building in Ballard.

Bill Radke talks to Dave Gering, executive director of the Manufacturing Industrial Council, about the state of the small manufacturing industry in Seattle.

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