Thursday, March 8, 2012

Employment Numbers Around the State

This week's issue of Around the State touts plenty of employment numbers:
  • The Tillamook County Creamery Association is expanding its Columbia River Processing plant at the Port of Morrow in Boardman. The 40,000-square-foot whey-drying and warehouse facility will create 17 jobs. Operations at the plant are expected to start in February 2013. East Oregonian, 2/23/2012
  • Garmin Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of navigation equipment, plans to fill about 40 positions at its call center in Salem. Statesman Journal, 3/8/2012
  • Mastercraft Furniture Inc. will relocate its Wilsonville furniture factory to Stayton this month. It employs about 150 people and plans to add 100 more over the next two years. Statesman Journal, 3/2/2012
But, not all of them were gains...
  • Navistar International Corp. plans to cease production of motorized RVs at its Monaco RV manufacturing facility in Coburg, resulting in a loss of 255 jobs. Portland Business Journal, 3/6/2012
  • Bioanalytical Systems Inc., a pharmaceutical development and research company, plans to close its McMinnville laboratory and consolidate operations in Lafayette, Ind. It employs about 20 people. News-Register, 3/5/2012
You can find all of this week's announcements in the full edition, or customize a search for your area or industry with our online tool.

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