Bedslide Returns to Medford with Manufacturing Jobs

By SOREDI | December 8, 2015

Automotive Aftermarket Company Comes Home December 15, Will Hire 35 Medford, OR. – December 8, 2015:  Takit Inc. (pronounced Take It), manufacturers of Bedslide, founded and currently headquartered in Medford has closed its manufacturing facility in Indiana and will relocate its manufacturing operations to 111 Taft Street, formerly occupied by an indoor slick car race […]

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SOREDI is pleased to introduce Susan Seereiter

By SOREDI | December 4, 2015

SOREDI is pleased to introduce Susan Seereiter – the new Business Advocate for the City of Grants Pass. We love partnering with others in economic development to the get the job done and collectively help businesses launch, relocate, and prosper in Southern Oregon! Susan began with the City of Grants Pass on November 16th. She […]

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Zeal Adds “Pow” to Local Tech Sector

By SOREDI | December 3, 2015

Ribbon Cutting, Open House and Tech Tour Slated for December 16 Medford, OR. – December 3, 2015: Zeal will host an open house and ribbon cutting event on Wednesday, December 16 in downtown Medford at 37 N. Central beginning at 9 am. Multiple activities are planned to celebrate the company’s rapid tech sector growth and its […]

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Regional Business Gifts From SOREDI

By SOREDI | November 30, 2015

SOREDI has been busy helping businesses launch, relocate, and prosper. Our work, supported by members and partners like you, creates many bountiful gifts for the region, bringing new jobs and industry to Southern Oregon. We’d like to share with you a few gifts of the season that include many of the businesses we’ve helped to […]

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Congratulations! Roe Motors wins the 2015 Excellence Award for Family Harmony.

By SOREDI | November 23, 2015

“Being able to work in a family business is a gift,” Steve added. “We learned hard work and learned the value of that. We didn’t win this award in one day, and now we have the obligation to keep it going. We started out with basically nothing as a family and my dad grew the […]

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Introducing SOBIG

By SOREDI | November 18, 2015

We are excited to introduce a brand new way to get connected and help businesses prosper: Southern Oregon Business Innovators Group (SOBIG). The SOBIG Mission is: To help business prosper in Southern Oregon through mentorship and collaboration, continuous improvement principles, an improved business climate, and community prosperity as a whole. The chair is Norm Kester, Quantum Innovations; […]

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SOREDI Board Members Honored as Howard Cherry Award Winners by the Oregon Community College Association

By SOREDI | November 18, 2015

Big congratulations to SOREDI Board Members,  Peter Angstadt & Dean Wendle on being recognized for their advocacy and achievement in Oregon post-secondary education and state government at the Oregon Community College Association annual Howard Cherry Award Banquet. Congratulations to all four recipients of this year’s award winners from Southern Oregon! Read more about it here.

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SOREDI Holiday Celebration!

By SOREDI | November 18, 2015

Tis the season to say thanks and celebrate! The open house will be Tuesday, December 1 from 4 to 6 pm. BricktownE Brewery will be catering the open house with heavy appetizers. Also, we will be enjoying wine and beer. SOREDI members only or by special invite. Members and invited guests will need to RSVP […]

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Oregon Top Workplaces 2015

By SOREDI | November 17, 2015

The Oregonian Media Group has recognized 100 Companies and Organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington as Top Workplaces 2015. These companies have been recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees. Top Workplaces are not only better places to work but are more likely to be successful than […]

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Erickson Selected as Vendor for Africa Transport: Erickson to Support USAFRICOM in Three Year, $6.5M Contract

By SOREDI | November 12, 2015

Congratulations to Erickson on being selected as a Vendor for Africa Transport! This is a three-year, $6.5 Million contract. If you missed their Press Release, you can read it below.   PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, is pleased to announce that it […]

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