Ninkasi brewery becomes regional powerhouse

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Based on sales, the Lane County-based brewery is one of the 30 largest craft brewers in the nation.

The company has been instrumental in the growth of the craft brewing industry in Lane County, and beyond, and in the redevelopment of the Whiteaker area. It employs 96 people and is continuing to hire, Ridge, the CEO, said. “We’ll pass 100 this year.”

And it has just taken its next giant step forward: a $24 million expansion along Blair Boulevard that includes a two-story, 23,000-square-foot brewery; a three-story, 30,000-square-foot administration building; and an 8,200-square-foot distribution center.

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