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The Port of Astoria has announced an $11 million financing commitment from the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department for the Bornstein Seafoods fish processing plant, which was completed in March at Pier 2. Last year, Bornstein Seafoods decided to relocate its Astoria waterfront plant to a new 34,000-square-foot facility at the port’s central waterfront district. “The port’s construction of the Bornstein’s facility represents an essential element in the economic health of the seafood industry, and therefore the economic health of Astoria,” says Peter Gearin, the port’s executive director. Gearin says the new plant ensures the 100 current Bornstein jobs will remain in the community.

 

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