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Feb 4, 2015
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By Katherine Wood | Cascade Business News | Jan 20, 2015

Oregon may be synonymous with wet winters, tall trees, and covered wagons, but lately the state has taken on another meaning. For many, Oregon is now synonymous with home. In fact, more Americans are now calling Oregon home than ever before. In 2014, Oregon was the most moved-to U.S. state, according to the annual National Movers Study conducted by United Van Lines. Inbound residents made up 66 percent of moves to and from the state (a 5 percent increase from 2013, in which Oregon also held the top spot).

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By Colby Brown | Redmond Spokesman | Nov 11, 2014

U.S Highway 97 is a busy corridor, with an abundance of shipping traffic in the form of semitrailers.  While there are plenty of businesses around that cater to passenger truck repair and maintenance, there aren’t as many places that work on semis.  However, there will be soon with the expansion of Utility Trailer Sales of Oregon in Clackamas, whose new Redmond Dealership is under construction.

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By Bill Dahl | Nov 6, 2014

Content and a disruptive idea: Current Conceptions, Inc. possesses both. The internationally acclaimed textbook authored by Dr. Senger, Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition, serves as the foundation for ongoing content development.

The disruptive idea? Dr. Oki’s expertise in incorporating the research validated principles of time compressed animated delivery (TCAD) into the content is heralded as a truly unique approach to both:

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By CBN | Nov 4, 2014

The successful recruitment of BasX Solutions to Redmond – a story that goes back two decades – was recognized recently by the Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA) as the Business Development Story of the Year at an awards luncheon during OEDA’s Annual Conference in Eugene last month.

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By Simon Mather | CBN | Oct 21, 2014

BasX Solutions – an emerging leader in product development, precision design and manufacturing, which is building success on a true innovative approach to custom engineered products – purchased the 105,000 square foot one-time Walmart store on SW 21st Street and has been transforming it into a full-service manufacturing and assembly facility with the help of SunWest Builders and Pinnacle Architecture. The structure sits on almost 13 acres, which also offers ample scope for future growth.

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By Rachael Rees | The Bulletin | Oct 18, 2014
Amplion Research wins largest share at Bend Venture Conference Read More
By Gregg Morris | CBN | Oct 14, 2014

In an effort to help educate Redmond’s community leaders on the city’s wide range of manufacturing companies, Redmond Economic Development, Incorporated (REDI) held their second annual, Made In Redmond tour recently. Offering up their support for the industry and REDI’s goal of shining a light on business successes, the Redmond City Council proclaimed the first Friday in October as, Manufacturing Day in Redmond.

“We have seen substantial growth here in Redmond,” exclaims REDI manager, Jon Stark. “The... Read More

By REDI Staff | Oct 7, 2014

Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO), host of the annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) set for October 16-17, has selected the five launch stage companies that will go on to compete for an estimated $500,000 at the 2014 BVC as Craft3, a CDFI lender that expanded operations to Central Oregon last year, adds a $26,500 investment to the BVC Fund.

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By Joseph Ditzler | The Bulletin | Sep 14, 2014

Exports from the Bend-Redmond area rose 27 percent between 2012 and 2013 for a record total of $119 million worth of merchandise, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported recently.

While the Bend Metropolitan Statistical Area registered record export sales in the millions in 2013, other MSAs dwarf it with sales in the billions. The total exports from the largest 387 U.S. metro areas totaled $1.4 trillion. Locally, export-driven firms face challenges ahead as they compete with overseas firms that produce... Read More