Home Must Reads Chilean firm buys Eugene plant

Chilean firm buys Eugene plant

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, June 11, 2012

A Chilean wood products firm is buying Flakeboard, a Canadian company with seven plants, including one in west Eugene.

The 50-year-old Eugene plant, which Flakeboard bought from Weyerhaeuser Co. in 2006, employs about 75 people and produces composite panels.

Mark Young, a spokesman for Santiago-based ARAUCO, said Friday that the Chilean firm intends to continue operating all seven former Flakeboard plants. The Eugene plant, he said, “is a very good plant. A number of my customers buy from that plant, and like it.”

Read more at The Register-Guard.

{biztweet}flakeboard eugene{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

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...

Downtime

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

I'm not very interesting,” says a modest Ray Di Carlo, CEO and executive producer of Bent Image Labs, an animation and visual effects studio.


Read more...

Gone Fishing

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LORI TOBIAS

Business has been good to Laura Anderson, leading some to suggest she must be awfully lucky to find such success in a business notorious for failure. But luck’s had little to do with it.


Read more...

Launch

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

September's Launch article features Orchid Health, BuddyUp and Inter-Europe Consulting.


Read more...

Private liberal arts education: superior outcomes, competitive price

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
0826 thumb collegemoneyBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Why has six years become an acceptable investment in public undergraduate education that over-promises and underperforms?


Read more...

The Diaspora

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LEE VAN DER VOO

Former newspaper journalists move into brand journalism.


Read more...

Powerlist: Colleges and Universities

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation about higher education with the presidents of the University of Oregon and Clackamas Community College, followed by September's powerlist.


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