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Keen triples production at Swan Island factory

Keen Inc., a footwear retailer, will make 300,000 shoes this year at its Portland shoe factory.

ESI forecasts steep decline in current quarter

Electro Scientific Industries reported a 24% decline in sales last quarter and lost $8.3 million, 27 cents per share.

ESCO shuts down production line in NW Portland

The manufacturer will lay off 20 full-time employees and about 50 temporary workers from its original Northwest plant.

Jive Software tops quarterly sales forecast

Jive's Q2 sales totaled $43.4 million, up 23.2% from last year.

Music City firm acquires Rumblefish

Nashville-based SESAC purchased the Portland company, which developed a platform for musicians to micro-license music for use on websites. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Oregon lags in export growth

The state's share of the nation's exports has fallen from 1.5% in 2008 to 1.2% in 2013.

ViaWest sells for $1.2 billion

The data center operator with a facility in Hillsboro was acquired by Shaw Communications, a Canadian telecommunications and media company.