U.S. manufacturing grew for the first time in four months.
A solid gain in home construction failed to offset declines in nonresidential activity for builders in August.
Ocean Power Technologies announced it will deploy its first utility-scale wave energy buoy off the coast of Reedsport in spring 2013.
Portland restaurateurs have mixed feelings about an upcoming bacon shortage.
Fortune Data Centers opened a 240,000-square-foot facility in Hillsboro, soon to house data centers for clients.
Nike's growth in China has exceeded expectations, and the company plans to go further into the Chinese market.
Manufacturing jobs at Portland's new SoloPower plant will pay an average of $51,000.