Thursday, January 3, 2013

Business Relocations and Expansions Around the State

Several businesses in Southern and Central Oregon made recent relocation announcements:
  • Grange Co-op plans to move its corporate headquarters from Central Point to Medford in June. Mail Tribune, 12/31/2012
  • ProBooks Consulting, a tax and bookkeeping business, has moved the firm to an office suite in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 12/31/2012 
  • Key Technology, a manufacturer of specialty food processing equipment, will move to a 32,000-square-foot building in Redmond, doubling the company's space.  Key Technology will also add at least two new staff over the next year, bringing their employee count to 24. Redmond Economic Development, 12/20/2012 
  • Smith Brothers Pushrods will move its 23 employees from Bend to a new location in Redmond. Redmond Economic Development, 12/20/2012
  •  PapĂ© Kenworth will relocate 10 employees to Redmond. Redmond Economic Development, 12/20/2012
A few other organizations also announced expansion and hiring plans:
  •  The Church of the Nazarene in Lincoln City is expanding to add a preschool. The News Guard, 12/26/2012 
  • Consumer Cellular, located in Redmond, will hire 25 new employees in January. This will bring their employee count to around 175. Redmond Economic Development, 12/20/2012 
  • South Lane County Fire and Rescue in Cottage Grove received a federal grant that will allow it to hire two paramedic firefighters for a two-year period. Cottage Grove Sentinel, 12/18/2012 
Get more info on recent business events in this week's edition of Around the State.

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