Home Must Reads States Industries cuts 10 percent of employees

States Industries cuts 10 percent of employees

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Eugene wood products company States Industries laid off about 10% of its 331-person workforce.

States Industries, which makes hardwood panels for cabinets, furniture and other products, is part of the Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood, an industry group that in September 2012 filed an unfair trade petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission and sought steep new tariffs on Chinese imports.

The U.S. Department of Commerce had determined that the Chinese plywood was subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value. But the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in early November that the Chinese products didn’t injure U.S. industry, so no anti-dumping duties would be issued.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

 

More Articles

Knight Vision

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY

Travis Knight wants to release a movie a year. Can he pull it off?


Read more...

OB Poll: Wineries and groceries

News
Friday, October 24, 2014

24-winethumbA majority of respondents agreed: Local vineyards should remain Oregon-owned and quality is the most important factor when determining where to eat or buy groceries.


Read more...

Measure 91: What Oregon Businesses Need to Know

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
91 thumbBY DIANE BUISMAN

Some common misconceptions employers have about marijuana.


Read more...

Powerlist: Law Firms

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with leading partners at law firms in Portland and eastern Oregon, followed by October's powerlist.


Read more...

Election Season

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

We didn’t intend this issue to have an election season theme. But politics has a way of seeping into the cracks and fissures.


Read more...

Podcast: Turn Things Around with David Marquet

Contributed Blogs
Friday, October 17, 2014
davidmarquet thumbBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

How can you move from a command-and-control leadership model to one of true empowerment and accountability? David Marquet did, and he took notes along the way.


Read more...

Fork & Bottle

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014

National media can’t get enough of Oregon’s pinot noir, artisan-food purveyors and lively, independent film scene.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS