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Vietnam hungry for Oregon potatoes

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_Vietnam_01Vietnam’s economy and demand for American exports is growing, and Oregon’s potato growers aren’t being couch potatoes.

 

Chalet RV keeps on rolling

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_ChaletRVChris Hanson remembers that time back in early 2008 — before the crash — when he thought: “I’ll finally be able to quit my day job.”

 

 

Wood product companies unite

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_WoodProductWithin a five-mile radius in Klamath Falls sit four wood product companies that have never really been competitors, but that have never really collaborated with each other either.

 

Baker finds sweet success

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_Baker_01In Portland, everything old is new, including the city’s latest one-man pastry operation, Krause Confections.

 

 

Pump business weathers downturn

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_PumpBusinessIn the 20 years since Max Ozawa founded Ozawa R&D, a business that assembles precision metering pumps used in agriculture and food processing, the company has reduced its workforce and experienced a decline in manufacturing capacity. It survives by selling a premium product: relatively lightweight and long-lasting pumps that deliver precise amounts of fertilizer and other chemicals into water systems.

 

Comparing Oregon's housing trends

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_Databurst_Housing_01We evaluate Oregon's housing units growth and homeownership rate.

 

Oregon Aero boosts Scappoose

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

0112_OregonAero_02For years after its founding in 1989, Oregon Aero remained a small company that designed and manufactured helmet cushions and other products.

 
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