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.
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.