Aviation Partners, Inc. develops and markets the Blended Winglet Performance Enhancement System for business jet aircraft. A Washington interest located in Seattle, Washington, the company was founded by Joe Clark and Dennis Washington in 1991. The company’s patented technology creates aerodynamically superior winglets with a distinctive configuration that reduce drag thereby improving range, performance and fuel economy. Retrofitting older aircraft with Blended Winglets provides an upgrade in performance, appearance and value.
The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation is the major philanthropic organization for The Washington Companies and the Washington family. Funding for the Foundation comes from the profits of The Washington Companies and personal contributions from the Washington Family. Since its inception, Foundation giving and the Washington Family’s personal contributions and pledges to charitable causes total nearly a quarter of a billion dollars.
Envirocon, Inc. is an environmental remediation, demolition, and sediment remediation company with offices located throughout the United States and Canada. The firm offers comprehensive remediation services including hazard waste remediation, sediment removal, demolition, decontamination, radiological and geotechnical services. Envirocon serves both government and private sectors, and has successfully completed over 2,800 projects since its inception in 1988. Envirocon has received national recognition for its accomplishments and safety record.
Modern Machinery Co., Inc. sells and leases heavy equipment, and supplies parts and service to support the construction, mining, and logging industries. The company’s territory spans the Northwest U.S. and includes Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. Modern also conducts business internationally in Russia, China, Canada, and South America. The company is one of the largest Komatsu dealers in the U.S. and represents a number of complimentary product lines including: Valmet, Timbco, Haulpak, Cedarapids, ElJay, Ingersoll-Rand, P&H, O&K, Gomaco and Moxy. Modern provides an extensive parts inventory through its branch stores, and distributes Madill parts in the U.S. and Canada.
Montana Rail Link, Inc. (MRL) is a regional railroad linking southern and western Montana with the U.S. rail network. headquartered in Missoula, Montana. MRL’s 900 miles of track extends from Huntley, Montana, to Sandpoint, Idaho. and serves as a major corridor between the central and southern states and the Pacific Northwest and Canada. The company connects with the BNSF railroad, and handles more than 240,000 cars each year. MRL is the nation's thirteenth largest railroad overall.
Montana Resources LLP operates a copper and molybdenum mine in Butte, Montana. The company has produced over 1.2 billion pounds of copper and more than 144 million pounds of molybdenum since operations began in 1986. MR employs 350 people, and its mineral concentrates supply smelter operations both domestically and overseas.
Seaspan is an association of Canadian companies primarily involved in coastal and deepsea transportation, bunkering, ship repair and shipbuilding services in western North America. In addition to the marine transportation services offered directly through Seaspan, the commercial ferry, shipyard and bunkering services are provided via affiliate companies: Marine Petrobulk Ltd., Seaspan Ferries Corporation, Vancouver Drydock Company Ltd., Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. and Victoria Shipyards Co. Ltd.
Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) is one of the world’s leading independent containership owners, owning and managing ships which are chartered long-term to major container line companies. A Washington interest based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the company owns a modern fleet of 69 vessels, including some of the largest ever built.
Southern Railway of British Columbia Limited (SRY) is a regional railroad in the B.C. Lower Mainland handling over 73,000 carloads annually. The line services New Westminster through the Fraser Valley to Chilliwack. SRY owns over 125 miles of track, of which 75 miles are mainline, and interchanges at six locations with three North American Class I railroads: Canadian Pacific, Canadian National and BNSF. A subsidiary, Southern Railway of Vancouver Island, operates scheduled intercity passenger service from Victoria to Courtenay on behalf of VIA Rail Inc.