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A Seattle business magazine has added Spokane's GreenCupboards, to its 2012 Washington Green 50 list.
The list is described as Washington's top sustainable organizations and businesses.
A total of four companies from Spokane made the list. The other three are Avista Utilities, plus Itron Inc. and Demand Energy, a startup in Liberty Lake.
Tove Tupper, GreenCupboard's marketing director, noted that this listing is the first recognition for the company by Seattle Business.
The full list is available here.
GreenCupboards was also a finalist in the retail and consumer category, taking second place. Other companies in the retail and consumer category included Brooks Sports and Alaska Airlines.
The company started four years ago and recently moved into offices at the McKinstry Innovation Center, east of downtown Spokane.
GreenCupboards has been on a growth tear lately; in the past two years it's expanded from 14 employees to 55 employees.
Digilent Inc., a Pullman company started by a Washington State University faculty member, was named small manufacturer of the year by Seattle Business magazine.
Clint Cole, a lecturer at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, founded Digilent in 2000 to manufacture and market circuit boards for educational purposes, according to a WSU news release.
Working with a former student, Gene Apperson, Cole has designed more than 200 products, the release said. The company has 45 employees.
Read more about the company at www.seattlebusinessmag.com