Manufacturing | Crain's Portland

Business news covering the production of merchandise, machines and tools.

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Valerie Roth

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Kevin Lamar

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Who knew? Swimming with sharks a boon to educational stuffed toy business

Slumberkins are a hybrid between a stuffed animal and a security blanket that incorporate skill-building routines using therapeutic techniques designed to promote positive attachments during the bedtime routine. | Photo courtesy of Slumberkins

December 18, 2017 - 1:01pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ray Sedey

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Good things do come in Little Boxes

Consumers patronize Little Box stores during the 2016 Small Business Saturday weekend event. | Photo courtesy of Little Boxes

November 17, 2017 - 6:51pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Mike Warn

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Why dfrntpigeon is an entirely new breed of pop-up

Pictured here is Dani, one of dfrntpigeon's designers. She says: "They call me the canvas slayer, because I slay canvas with my tools of creativity and raw powah." | Photo courtesy of New Avenues for Youth. 
 

October 13, 2017 - 1:49pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Drew Westervelt

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Built Oregon showcases the region's consumer product ecosystem

Built Oregon's Terry St. Marie in the middle, flanked by Betsy and Will Cervarich of besty + iya. | Photo courtesy of Built Oregon.

October 2, 2017 - 3:34pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Seth Goldman

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