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Oregon Manufacturing Awards 2016
October 27, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Come and celebrate the heartbeat of Oregon – our local manufacturers! These honorees are the organizations that keep our economy in a constant state of upswing!
When: Thursday, October 27th | 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Where: Sentinel Hotel | 614 SW 11th Ave. | 4th Floor | Portland OR 97205
What: Oregon Manufacturing Awards
Join the Portland Business Journal at the annual Oregon Manufacturing Awards recognizing industry game-changers reshaping manufacturing for the region. These companies are leading the way of innovation while launching the economy forward.
Program will include a panel discussion with Jaime Schmidt, CEO of Schmidt Deodorant, and Alvin Elbert, CEO of A.R.E. Manufacturing. Schmidt, a natural brand of personal care products, has tripled its sales. Schmidt is trending as the #2 natural deodorant, and is on pace to become #1 by 2016’s fourth quarter. Elbert oversees a Newberg contract shop that specializes in high-end CNC (the use of computers to control machines) machining equipment to manufacture precision components. As an Excellence in Training award recipient, Elbert will discuss A.R.E’s workforce training program on how to take entry-level employees to the next level. It’s a topic that challenges most of the manufacturing sector. Don’t miss this program