LaCie moving from Hillsboro to Tigard

LaCie moving from Hillsboro to Tigard

Storage device maker LaCie is moving its U.S. operations with 150 employees from Hillsboro to Tigard.

LaCie is coming full circle. It was founded in Tigard in 1987 before a French company acquired it, keeping its original name. The about 400-employee company is now headquartered in Paris, with subsidiaries in major European and Asian cities.

“LaCie’s investment in Tigard through the adaptive reuse of an old industrial building and a commitment to integrated energy efficiencies onsite illustrate how a technology company can find a good home in Tigard,” said Lloyd Purdy, Tigard's new economic development manager. “Given Tigard’s central location on the west side, I’m surprised more technology companies haven’t already discovered Tigard.”

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