Manufacturing

Manufacturing
A small window into Jeld-Wen
August 2008
Friday, August 01, 2008

Rod Wendt, CEO and president of Klamath Falls’ famously media-averse Jeld-Wen, was in Portland in mid-July for the opening of a showroom on the second floor of the US Bancorp tower.

 

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Food manufacturing: steady over time
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

0708OEDChart2Over the past 50 years, Oregon's food manufacturing sector has employed no less than 20,000 and no more than 26,000.

 

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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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