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|Wednesday, April 11, 2012|
Three companies are joining together to form a biodiesel manufacturing and distribution hub in Portland's Northwest Industrial District.
Whole Energy Fuels Corp. of Bellingham, Wash., announced Tuesday it would set up a new distribution facility in Portland.
The company will be joined in the building at the corner of Northwest 28th Avenue and Industrial Street with Oregon Oils, a cooking oil recycling operation, and Beaver Biodiesel LLC, a biofuels manufacturer that will move its operations from Albany to Portland.
"This will be a vertically integrated biofuels facility," said Daniel Shafer, principal manager of Beaver Biodiesel. "It will allow us to reduce the total CO2 impact of producing and distributing biofuels."
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Tom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Portland is in the middle of another construction boom, with residential and office projects springing up downtown, in the Pearl and Old Town. OB Web Editor Jessica Ridgway documents the new wave.
Friday, July 18, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER
David Howitt explains why Portland consumer brands like Stumptown and Voodoo Doughnuts are taking the world by storm.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment.
Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.
Friday, August 15, 2014
In this week's poll, we asked readers: "Who should pay for the troubled Cover Oregon website?" Here are the results.
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