Todd: Shipbuilder to the Washington State Ferries

by Tim Flanagan on June 13, 2010

Dean Rutz has this article in the Seattle Times:

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Founded: 1916
Headquarters: Seattle
Major operations: Seattle, Everett
CEO: Stephen Welch
Employees: 550
Major products/services: Shipbuilding and repair, for both military and commercial vessels
Special sauce: It’s hard to argue with nearly a century of experience.

Business at this venerable Seattle shipbuilding and repair company ebbs and flows like the tide, though a lot less predictably.

Todd relies for much of its business on contracts with the U.S. government, mainly the Navy and Coast Guard. Its core deal is a renewable five-year contract for non-nuclear repair and maintenance work on the Navy’s aircraft carriers stationed in Puget Sound.

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