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|Monday, January 01, 2007|
Traeger Pellet Grills, the largest grill manufacturer west of the Mississippi, is opening a new facility in Wilsonville and officials expect production to begin as early as this month. The company just finished its 20th year of designing and manufacturing wood pellet grills, which are sold nationwide as well as overseas. Traeger has over 100 employees and Bruce Bjorkman, marketing director for the company, says he hopes that many of its employees will relocate with the company to Wilsonville. “It is impossible to predict how many, if any, additional positions will need to be filled prior to our move,” he added. Although the new facility will house manufacturing, accounting and administration, the existing Silverton office will remain the sales and marketing headquarters and the commercial grill production line will continue to operate in Mt. Angel.
Friday, October 30, 2015
BY CHRIS NOBLE | ART DIRECTOR
Thursday, November 12, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
I walked off the Vigor Industrial shipyard that day with a clear cover line in mind: the Love Boat.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN
Oregon's first generation of food entrepreneurs created a brand based on quality and craftsmanship. Can the second generation sustain it?
Thursday, October 01, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN
Images from the big 2015 celebration of worker-friendly organizations that make a difference.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT
The myth of a freight-dependent economy.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
BY KIM MOORE
Striving for social equity is the mission of many nonprofits, and this year’s 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon survey shows employees are most satisfied with their organizations’ fair treatment of differing racial, gender, disability, age and economic groups. But as a national discourse about racial discrimination and equity for low-income groups takes center stage, data show Oregon’s 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For still need to make progress on addressing these issues within their own organizations.
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