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.
OBI’s Manufacturing and Innovation Roadshow traveled more than 2,000 miles during its two-week journey across the state to visit two dozen manufacturers and educational institutions.
OBI’s Manufacturing and Innovation Roadshow visited sites in Portland, Hood River and Central Oregon during its third and final week.
OBI’s Manufacturing and Innovation Roadshow has visited almost a dozen sites during its second week, including manufacturers of wood products, silicon wafers, coatings and prepared food
OBI’s Manufacturing and Innovation Roadshow visited more than half a dozen sites during its first week, from academic and training centers to manufacturers of semiconductors and ice cream.
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.