Thursday, July 17, 2014

Random Business News Around the State

This week's Around the State publication brings a random assortment of business openings.
  • The historic Egyptian Theater in Coos Bay, which closed in March 2011, has reopened. The World, 6/19/2014
  •  Performant Recovery, a debt collection company in Grants Pass, plans to hire about 25 people. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 7/13/2014 
  • Juniper Ridge Funeral Home opened in Prineville. Central Oregonian, 7/14/2014    
  • ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston, the largest processor of french fries in North America, underwent a $200 million expansion at its plant in Boardman that will allow it to make another 300 million pounds of fries each year and add 100 workers. East Oregonian, 6/29/2014
  • The University of Oregon in Eugene began its 2014 Cluster of Excellence Faculty Hiring initiative. It will add 40 professors in 10 fields, including volcanology, obesity prevention, microbiology, genome function, and energy and sustainable materials. The Register-Guard, 7/7/2014 
  • Bricks 4 Kidz, an educational company offering a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics curriculum organized around construction activities with Lego blocks, opened in Corvallis. Corvallis Gazette-Times, 6/16/2014
One new business even sports the name of our business news theme of the week:

  • Random, a home furnishings and patio store, opened in Prineville. Central Oregonian, 7/1/2014
For a complete listing of business announcements, check out the full edition on QualityInfo, or search our archive by industry or geographical area for customized results.

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