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Exciting Southern Oregon Business Conference | January 29, 2015

By SOREDI | January 30, 2015

2015 Southern Oregon Business Conference Featured Milken Institute Speaker and Three Local “Southern Oregon Edge High-Tech” Leaders MEDFORD, OR – Thursday, January 29th, the 12th annual Southern Oregon Business Conference featured an industry-inspired theme titled “High Tech – Southern Oregon’s Edge.” This year’s conference focused on the importance of the high-tech sector to the region and […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Rogue Valley Microdevices

By SOREDI | January 29, 2015

Accomplishing Greatness In the early 2000’s, Jessica Gomez and her husband, Patrick Kayatta, made history when they became Medford’s first microelectronics manufacturing company. Today, Rogue Valley Microdevices is not only a local model for successful business development with 300 percent growth, they have also earned a reputation as a global industry leader. Jessica and Patrick […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Carestream

By SOREDI | January 26, 2015

Each day, nearly 300 people converge in a White City, Oregon, facility to create new technology, engage in lean manufacturing, and serve a global customer base that spans more than 170 countries. And while it’s true that the city – just north of Medford – is small and relatively unknown, its owners, leaders, and workforce […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Coding Zeal

By SOREDI | January 26, 2015

Ask Adam Cuppy, Trever Yarrish, and Sean Culver why they are building a coding company in Southern Oregon and they respond with, “Why not?” Then, inquire about their firm’s 1,400 percent growth in just over two years and they smile and say, “Great, right?” The Medford-based company, Coding ZEAL, is a global web and mobile […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Oregon Shakespeare Festivals

By SOREDI | January 1, 2015

ASHLAND,OR – Ask Cynthia Rider why any business would want to locate in Southern Oregon and you will get an impassioned monologue: “People move here because they love this place. It’s not any one thing. The quality of life here is so special. It’s everything from the obvious natural beauty to the variety of resources. […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Linx Technologies

By SOREDI | January 1, 2015

MERLIN, OR – What do wearable heart monitors, home appliance sensors, traffic management and even inventory and supply chain networks have in common? They are all part of the new Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is an exponential leap in technology made possible with innovations from Southern Oregon’s Linx Technologies. ABC In the past, […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Darex

By SOREDI | December 3, 2014

ASHLAND,OR– If you use a drill for your profession or do-it-yourself projects, you may well know Darex. Based in Ashland, Oregon, Darex is the creator and manufacturer of the world’s best selling industrial drill sharpeners. Unhappiness living and doing business in Chicago was the impetus for a nationwide search for a place that had four […]

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Passion in Rogue River

By SOREDI | October 6, 2014

The Southern Oregon Edge shares the amazing character of business and life in Southern Oregon.  If you will, we’re here to introduce you to Business and Balance in Southern Oregon.  That’s a tough job, because this place is so full of unique people how do find the common thread?  We look long and hard, and […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Marzi Sink Factory

By SOREDI | September 26, 2014

GRANTS PASS, OR – What do dragonflies, pool balls, ferns, cave paintings and koi have in common? You can find them adorning the numerous, varied sinks in the Marzi Sink Factory’s Grants Pass, Oregon, showroom. And in high-end luxury homes throughout the world, including those of Clint Eastwood, Prince and Meryl Streep to name just […]

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The Jeffersonian: “Take 3” – The Film Industry in Southern Oregon

By SOREDI | July 11, 2014

The Jeffersonian is a magazine-style television program airing on SOPTV that captures the multi-faceted blend of people, places and activities that comprise the unique vibe of life in the Northern Siskiyou Mountains and Rogue River Valley of Oregon and California.  The Jeffersonian’s student-focused collaboration among SOPTV, Southern Oregon University, and the Southern Oregon Digital Media Center. There […]

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