Boeing benefits Gresham

Boeing's new chemical processing plant cements the company as the largest manufacturing employer in Gresham.

Boeing's new chemical processing plant cements the company as the largest manufacturing employer in Gresham.

The plant employs about 1,800 workers – 350 of them added just since the company broke ground on the new facility two years ago.

“Doing this expansion really is a great indication of their commitment to this location and their willingness to maintain a presence in Oregon,” in part because of its workforce, [Gresham's economic development director Janet] Young said. “There’s a workforce in this region that knows how to do manufacturing.”

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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Last modified onMonday, 19 October 2015 11:41

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