Thursday, February 13, 2014

Oregon Business Announcements

A summary of this week's business announcements in Oregon includes a newly opened travel plaza and the announcement of a new wellness center!

  • Construction will begin this summer on the Shevlin Health and Wellness Center, an 11-building facility in northwest Bend. It will offer primary medical and holistic care, and fitness and veterinary services. The Bulletin, 2/8/2014
  • Weed Busters will open in Lincoln County next month. It is the first company being formed by the Lincoln County Permaculture Entrepreneur Incubator. News-Times, 2/5/2014
  • A Sears Hometown store will open in Bend in April. The Bulletin, 2/5/2014
  • Steens Mountain Brewing Co. plans to open a nano-brewery in Burns this spring. It will brew beer as well as root beer and sarsaparilla. Burns Times-Herald, 1/15/2014
  • Winn Perry & Co. opened in downtown Portland. It offers high-quality men's clothes and accessories. Neighborhood Notes, 2/4/2014
  • Nobleoni, a lunch and weekend brunch spot, opened at the Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland. Neighborhood Notes, 2/4/2014
  • Flying J Travel Plaza, featuring nine diesel lanes, 16 gas lanes, Subway, PJ Fresh Marketplace, and Cinnabon, opened in Aurora. It employs 60 people. Woodburn Independent, 2/5/2014
  • CafĂ© Yumm!, an Asian and Mediterranean fusion and casual dining restaurant, opened in south Salem. Statesman Journal, 2/4/2014
  • WildCraft CiderWorks, a hard cider maker, will open in Eugene. It will employ the two owners to start. The Register-Guard, 1/19/2014
  • Valley View Tractor & Equipment, Inc. in Newberg will close. The Newberg Graphic, 2/5/2014
  • SierraPine will close its particleboard plant in Springfield in April, laying off 87 workers. The Register-Guard, 2/12/2014
  • After more than 100 years in business, Willamette General Store in West Linn closed. West Linn Tidings, 1/15/2014
  • Allied Specialty Vehicles Inc., a maker of small, towable trailers, closed its plant in Harrisburg, laying off 120 workers. The Register-Guard, 2/12/2014
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