Ashland-based EcoTeas converted to waste-free packaging for its products, earning the 2012 Responsible Packaging Awards from the Responsible Packaging Project.
Cooper Bussman Transportation plans to lay off 74 workers from its Tualatin plant.
U.S. unemployment claims dropped last week for the first time in five weeks.
Oregon's real gross domestic product grew 4.7% in 2011, the second-best performance among the states.
Gov. John Kitzhaber released the first draft of his 10-Year Energy Action Plan.
Portland-based Esco has acquired full ownership of its Canadian dealership for $10 million.
Intel's corporate foundation gave $2.2 million to 870 Oregon schools and nonprofits.