Video feature: Plywerk frames a movement

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Since 2007, Portland-based Plywerk has grown from a makeshift basement studio to a highly regarded photo mounting and art panel business. Owner Kjell van Zoen is also one of a growing number of local business people seeking to nurture a robust urban manufacturing economy in the Portland metro area.

Oregon Business spoke with van Zoen about bringing manufacturing back to the United States, lean manufacturing and the value of buying local.

 

Comments   

 
Guest
+1 #1 PhotographerGuest 2014-01-28 23:08:05
Plywerks is a beautiful product!
Yes, bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. is desirable and beneficial to everyone.
Quote | Report to administrator
 
 
Guest
0 #2 RE: Video feature: Plywerk frames a movementGuest 2014-01-29 17:11:52
Loved your video, Kjell. Well done and informative. Wishing you and Kim continued success with Plywerk!
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

Growing a mobility cluster

News
Friday, October 31, 2014
0414 bikes bd2f6052BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Why are there so few transportation startups in Portland?  The city’s leadership in bike, transit and pedestrian transportation has been well-documented.  But that was then — when government and nonprofits paved the way for a new, less auto centric way of life.


Read more...

Tackling the CEO-worker pay gap

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY OREGON BUSINESS STAFF

An SEC rule targets the disparity between executive and employee compensation, reigniting a long-standing debate about corporate social responsibility.


Read more...

Corner Office: Pam Edstrom

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Seven tidbits of information from an agency partner and co-founder of Waggener Edstrom in Lake Oswego.


Read more...

Corner Office: Timothy Mitchell

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

A look-in on the life of Norris & Stevens' president, plus an abridged Powerlist for the best commercial real estate firms.


Read more...

The short list: 5 hot coffee shops for entrepreneurs

Contributed Blogs
Friday, November 14, 2014

CupojoeBY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Oregon entrepreneurs reveal their favorite caffeine hangouts.


Read more...

Corner Office: Sheree Arntson

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Checking in with the managing director of Arnerich Massena.


Read more...

Behind the curtain: What students should know about accreditation and rankings

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, December 04, 2014
120414-edurating-thumbBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

How important are institutional and/or program evaluations provided by third parties in selecting a college or university program?


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS