COR was founded by Al Simpson, who joined the city of Portland’s maintenance bureau in 1992 and recognized early on the growth potential of recycling in the region.
Martin and Helene Meskers came to the Willamette Valley from northern Holland in 1979. The cut-flower farm they established produces lilies, tulips and other varieties in 10 acres of state-of-the-art greenhouses in Aurora.
NSI manufactures precise gas and chemical delivery systems for the semiconductor, LED and solar-panel industries
Ben Quach, who escaped Vietnam with his family in 1976, started the company in the back yard of his Vancouver home and focused initially on emergency contract work.
Production of the heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia began last year. Production of the company’s electric box truck, the eM2, will begin by the end of this year.
The economic contribution of the Hops’ new stadium will be significant. According to a recently released ECONorthwest study, construction of the facility will generate a $190 million economic impact, including almost 1,000 full-time jobs.
Headquartered just west of Roseburg, Blue Heron Vineyards grows several grape varieties on about 720 acres, including pinot gris, chardonnay and, of course, pinot noir, which accounts for about 70% of its plantings.
Duckwall Fruit has served Oregon’s Hood River Valley for more than a century, packing and shipping pears and other fruit while developing new markets and weathering pandemic-related disruptions and workforce shortages.
Thanks to its key characteristics – it’s lightweight, insulative and environmentally benign – perlite promises to serve markets that have yet to emerge.
Portland-based Shaver Transportation barges grain and other cargo and provides ship-assist and other services throughout the Columbia-Snake River system. The company has 16 tugs and 22 barges.
Papé has acquired an ownership stake in OneH2, which develops small-scale hydrogen-generation systems. Locally generated hydrogen can boost the efficiency of emissions-free fuel cell equipment, from forklifts to big rigs.
The Greenbrier Companies has developed a hatch for covered hopper rail cars that opens and closes automatically, eliminating the need for workers to climb on cars
Boardman Foods created an after-school program for employees in 2004. Then COVID happened, creating a demand for full-day child care. Company officials now run a community day care program at the Port of Morrow.
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.
Miles Fiberglass & Composites has manufactured products in Oregon since its founding in 1963. Run by Lori Olund, the company specializes in custom work.
The art of running a wine business and the craft of winemaking are works in constant progress. It requires craftsmanship, curiosity, innovation and the careful balance of new world thinking and tradition. We respect our roots but are unafraid to take risks. We are proud to be rooted in tradition but unbound by convention.
Through their OBI membership, Albina Head Start was able to utilize the Worker Safety Fund grant from SAIF during the pandemic to increase safety measures and personal protective equipment, and now, as students plan their return to the facility, families can rest assured their children are safe from the COVID-19 virus.
Pride Disposal provides innovative solid waste and recycling services for homes and businesses in the Sherwood, Tigard, King City, Beaverton, Durham, Hillsboro, and Washington County communities.
Mission of the Oregon Wheat Growers League is to represent and advocate on behalf of Oregon wheat producers at both state and federal levels.
Tour Vigor in Portland, OR as part of Oregon Business & Industry’s annual Celebrating Manufacturers event. See for yourself how manufacturing powers our economy and supports our local communities.
Tour Ponderosa Forge & Ironworks in Sisters, OR as part of Oregon Business & Industry’s annual Celebrating Manufacturers event. See for yourself how manufacturing powers our economy and supports our local communities.
Walmart Inc. helps people around the world and across Oregon, save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices.
Tour A-dec in Newberg, OR as part of Oregon Business & Industry’s annual Celebrating Manufacturers event. See for yourself how manufacturing powers our economy and supports our local communities.
ENTEK is a global manufacturing company headquartered in Lebanon, Oregon. We have three manufacturing companies under our umbrella. The first makes battery separators for cars, trucks, boats, golf carts, and lawn and garden equipment.
Medford Fabrication is a family-operated business that was established in the mid-1940s building fuel storage tanks. Throughout our nearly 80 years in business, we have grown to serve customers of all sizes across Oregon, the U.S., and the world.
We engineer and manufacture technology that is used in some of the harshest environments on earth. That includes mining hard rock, which produces the copper that is essential to electric vehicles, renewable energy and large infrastructure projects in cities.
Tillamook County Creamery Association’s roots in Oregon are wide and deep. It expands to 80 farmer-owners, to 900-plus employees making cheese and more, and to communities across the country who are experiencing Tillamook products.
Hampton Lumber is a fourth-generation, family-owned wood products manufacturer and forestland owner, with roughly 1,700 employees.
Eberhard’s Dairy produces award-winning, milk, organic milk, buttermilk, butter, cottage cheese, sour cream, and ice cream.
Pendleton Woolen Mills creates quality products that embody craftsmanship, enrich lives and connect generations.
EVRAZ Oregon Steel Mills produces steel plate and coil that are then processed to make just about anything that needs steel.
Oregon Fruit Products offers canned, frozen and shelf-stable premium fruit for consumers, food service operators and ingredient sales.
Tucker Sno-Cat designs, manufactures and sells machines for snow grooming, snow removal, search and rescue, ambulance and more.