Mohawk Metal expands

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Eugene-based metal fabricator Mohawk Metal is expanding with a new location in Vancouver, Wash.

Mohawk has 70 employees at its 35,000-square-foot shop off Prairie Road in northwest Eugene. The company’s employment is up 10-fold from five years ago. The expansion to the Portland market will position the company to respond quickly when the economic recovery takes hold, [co-owner Tony] Bloom said.

“We wanted to have a boost in sales right now and help balance things out, but the main reason for opening that plant was looking ahead when the economy comes back,” he said. “It almost doubles our available capacity to the market,” he said.

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