Manufacturing

Manufacturing
Q&A with Bob of Bob's Red Mill
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

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RISING PRICES and lackluster consumer spending isn’t bad for all businesses. Take food for example. After all, you’ve got to eat, right?

 

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Tactics: LaCrosse Footwear gets some traction
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

JosephSchneiderWhen Joseph Schneider was promoted to CEO of LaCrosse Footwear in August 2000, the shoe industry had changed, but LaCrosse, founded in Wisconsin in 1897 as a maker of rubber horseshoes, had not.

 

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Monaco hits the brakes and fires 600
June 2008
Sunday, June 01, 2008

Rising gas prices and the slowing economy hit Oregon’s largest RV manufacturer hard in late April, but other companies in Oregon’s luxury motor home cluster say they’re doing just fine.

 

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New FAA policy could threaten kit plane makers
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

A potential change in federal certification requirements has pitted Oregon’s kit airplane manufacturing industry and Sen. Ron Wyden against the Federal Aviation Administration. At issue is the so-called “51% rule.”

 

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Oregon manufacturers hone their edge
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

 

JoshPowellBenchmark.jpgWhen Les de Asis shows a visitor the carbon dioxide lasers and computer-controlled machines in the factory of his Oregon City company, Benchmade Knife Co., he’s like a proud father showing off his kids.

 

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