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Following Apple's lead on a shift to U.S.-made, Oracle will begin to manufacture its servers and storage systems in Hillsboro instead of Mexico.

Noting that Oracle is eager to expand its manufacturing presence in Oregon, Oracle vice president Luke Kowalski said in a statement, “By moving production of our industry-leading systems and servers from Mexico to Oracle’s Hillsboro facility we’ll be able to meet customer demand while bringing new technology jobs to the state of Oregon.”

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber said the move of high-tech production from Mexico to Oracle’s Hillsboro facility is evidence of an “onshoring” trend.

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