Southeast Portland-based Bullseye Glass created a process to fuse glass of different colors, allowing for the creation of glass paintings. The company also produces glass for historical restoration, including the windows in the U.S. Capitol cupola.
Salem-based International Housing Concepts produces tiny homes for a range of markets while providing job opportunities for the homeless and for people re-entering the workforce.
Georgia Pacific’s Juno facility, in Toledo, separates paper fiber from about 70,000 tons of household trash every year and uses it to make cardboard used in corrugated boxes.
Hillsboro-based Planar manufactures video display systems and is the global market leader for LED video displays, narrow pixel pitch LED and the indoor LED video wall market.
Portland manufacturer Looptworks uses material headed for landfills to produce bags, apparel and other upcycled merchandise.
Roy Manufacturing and Profile Laser, Portland-based sister companies, serve a wide range of clients across the country. Their metal fabrication work is used by sculptors and architects as well as companies that screen seeds and aggregate.
Boeing has a significant footprint in Oregon, machining airliner parts in Gresham, developing unmanned aerial vehicles in Hood River and improving manufacturing technology through its work with the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center in Scappoose.
Willamette Technical Fabricators specializes in complex, custom manufacturing projects ranging from steel boats that can be squeezed between barges to complex pipes used in pumped-storage hydropower facilities.
Roseburg Forest Products operates seven plants in Oregon and 14 elsewhere in North America. It employs about 2,200 people in Oregon and manufactures a variety of products, including engineered wood, veneer and medium-density fiberboard.
Most people don’t think of wine makers as manufacturing operations. But Oregon’s highly successful A to Z Wineworks shows why they should.