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.

Chris Sarles

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Cascade Locks company aims to turn potential trash into closet treasures

Since the fall, The Renewal Workshop has been taking damaged and defective clothing from partner apparel manufacturers – otherwise destined for a landfill – then cleaning, repairing and readying the items for sale. | Photo courtesy of The Renewal Workshop

February 19, 2017 - 10:59am

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

Sara Batterby

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Tony's Chocolonely cooks up chocolate with passion and purpose

Tony's Chocolonely makes six types of chocolate bars, and is on a mission to rid the industry of child slavery. | Photo courtesy of Tony's Chocolonely.

February 8, 2017 - 1:35pm

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

Kim Jordan

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

Sonita Lontoh

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

Patty Stroup

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Plan for autonomous cars on Cascadia Corridor stresses foresight

The ultimate goal would be banning human drivers altogether from the 150-mile stretch of Interstate 5 during peak travel times. | Photo courtesy of Steve Jurvetson via Flickr. 

 
January 24, 2017 - 6:55pm

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