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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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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: SOTAR

By SOREDI | June 19, 2015

Rollin’ On The River You can’t whitewater raft down any American river that hasn’t been already explored by an adventurer in their SOTAR. In fact, SOTAR inflatable boat owners are navigating rivers and bodies of water all over the world with their rafts, catarafts, and kayaks; built to withstand the roughest water. It’s understandable why […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Hellgate Jetboats & Katanacraft

By SOREDI | June 19, 2015

Adventures in Manufacturing Everyone who climbs aboard a Hellgate Jetboat in Grants Pass, Oregon, knows they’re about to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that includes magnificent scenery in hydro-jet powered boats skimming along the Wild and Scenic Rogue River down through Hellgate Canyon. But what’s not quite as obvious is that the super sleek and highly […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Oregon Swiss Precision

By SOREDI | February 27, 2015

GRANTS PASS, OR- Sparkling steel, aluminum and exotic copper screws and fasteners are displayed in precise rows around the reception room at Oregon Swiss Precision. As a busy manufacturer for the West Coast aerospace industry, their company greeter Sensei, a silly and gorgeous lab-collie mutt, arrives out front quickly, wagging her tail to make sure […]

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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: 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: 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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Grants Pass Daily Courier: “Showing off: New marketing campaign highlights region’s assets”

By SOREDI | June 27, 2014

By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier MEDFORD — A regional economic development organization launched a splashy marketing campaign this week in an effort to recruit new businesses to Southern Oregon. The new campaign by Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc., or SOREDI, uses a strategic selection of stories, attention-grabbing photographs and video featuring innovative […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Met One Instruments

By SOREDI | June 21, 2014

GRANTS PASS, OR – Met One Instruments (MOI) moved to Grants Pass, Oregon, in 1980 from the Silicon Valley, and it has been riding a rapid growth curve ever since. “It just stopped making monetary sense to be there,” said Peter Pomponi, Vice President of Sales. According to their CFO Riley Loftin, “The business environment […]

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