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OpenGate Capital, a private buyout firm in Los Angeles, purchased AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution division for $14 million in December. The division, renamed Pacific Crest Transformers, manufactures medium-voltage electrical power transformers for industrial use. According to OpenGate founder and managing partner Andrew Nikou, OpenGate will act as an air cushion for the Medford-based Pacific Crest management team, assisting them in doubling the company’s annual revenue in the next two years. “We will pursue a buy and build strategy in order to elevate PCT’s presence in this newly acquired marketplace,” he says. Pacific Crest employs 120 workers.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
OB Research Editor Kim Moore shares some pointers about the 100 Best Companies to Work For survey.
Friday, October 17, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
How can you move from a command-and-control leadership model to one of true empowerment and accountability? David Marquet did, and he took notes along the way.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JON BELL
Startup culture is all the rage. Is there a downside?
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE
University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY
Travis Knight wants to release a movie a year. Can he pull it off?
Friday, October 24, 2014
How does your workplace stack up against competitors? How can you improve workplace practices to help recruit and retain employees? Find out by taking our 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS
As schools implement more rigorous academic standards, holistic and flexible approaches to K-12 education flourish.
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|Dow Chemical profit up 44%|
|Boeing profit jumps 18%|
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Is your business ready to join us in the call for action? This opening panel includes Oregon businesses who will discuss why they signed the Oregon Climate Declaration, the investments they are making to reduce carbon emissions, and how their actions are affecting their companies.
Get ready for two days of special events produced with the EPA, Portland Timbers and ISOS before and after the GoGreen Conference on October 16.
Finding a health insurance plan that makes both financial sense for the bottom line and provides choice for plan participants is a huge challenge for employers.
The right financing at the right time is critical for small businesses to succeed.
Among Oregon universities, Oregon Tech is special in the way it incorporates applied research into the curricula of every department.
More than 400 "Change Makers" will gather to invest in a socially sustainable community.