manufacturing

Made in the Northwest: Lite-Check

It's a local company that plays a critical role in keeping semi trucks safe on the road. Lite-Check has been in business for nearly 35 years, but it continues to create new products to improve diagnostic trailer testing. Derek Deis has the details in Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Mauk Fishing Stuff

Now that you're able to go fishing on our local lakes and rivers again, you probably want to make sure your fishing tackle is covered. Mauk Fishing Stuff, which was invited to the White House in 2018, can help with that. Derek Deis met with owner Mike Mauk for this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Gizmo CDA making face masks and face shields

Gizmo CDA is a makerspace that gives people access to tools to help build skills and creative confidence. But now, members of the Coeur d'Alene non-profit are using those tools to build much needed products during the pandemic. Derek Deis explains in this Made in the Northwest story.

Made in the Northwest: JK Custom Boots

It's a family owned business that's been handcrafting boots for over a quarter century. JK Custom Boots in North Spokane was started by a father with a dream for his family. And as Derek Deis explains, it's a dream that's now coming true.

Made in the Northwest: Ornamental Gate and Fence

It's been making intricate, automatic driveway gates for more than two decades. Ornamental Gate and Fence in Mead aims to take your idea and turn it into a piece of art. Derek Deis has the story in our latest edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Wings Tinctures

SPOKANE, Wash. - Shari Blum's 6-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, has Angelman Syndrome. The disorder comes with severe developmental disabilities, seizures, movement and balance problems and speech impairment, if they're able to…

Made in the Northwest: Fox Trailers

If you're looking for a locally made equipment trailers, look no further than Fox Trailers in Post Falls. The family owned company has been in North Idaho for over 20 years. 4 News Now's Derek Deis paid a visit to Fox's new facility for our latest edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Contemporary Fiberglass and Marine

If you're looking to upgrade your boat, Contemporary Fiberglass and Marine and Contemporary Marine Flooring may have just the products you're looking for.Derek Deis has the story of the Spokane Valley companies in Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Vaagen Timbers

A Colville company is on the cutting edge of what could become a mass timber revolution.Vaagen Timbers believes it's only the sixth manufacturer of Cross Laminated Timber in North America. Derek Deis has the details in another edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Advanced Forest Equipment

Its products can turn a tree into mulch in a matter of seconds. Advanced Forest Equipment in Rathdrum is the maker of the original disc mulcher for skid steers. Derek Deis explains what they are, and how they're made, in Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Hoffman Boots

It's a fourth generation, family owned business that's been protecting people's feet for over 45 years. Hoffman Boots in Kellogg, ID was founded in 1973.Derek Deis paid a visit to the Silver Valley for our latest edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Woodworker Network

Its motto is "slabs done right." The Woodwork Network in Addy has built a reputation on building unique, high quality products out of wood slabs.Derek Deis shows you what they can do with lumber in Made in the Northwest. 

Made in the Northwest: Safeguard Equipment

Consider it a sixth sense for utility linemen or anyone who works around electrical threats. Safeguard Equipment's Compass is a wearable voltage detector that you attach to the brim of your hard hat.