The Coburg City Council voted to approve a 15-year property tax break for French applesauce producer Materne that is hoping to build a new factory at the former Monaco site.
SolarWorld avoided insolvency with a financial restructuring plan.
Food processors are increasingly locating in the area between east Portland and Gresham.
Daimler Trucks North America's Swan Island plant workers ended a strike after three weeks.
After being hit hard by the recession, Eugene-based Johnson Crushers is moving into new international markets.