Albina Head Start, located in Portland, serves children and families by providing child growth and development services and education to strengthen and enhance the abilities of children and their families to successfully function in our national and international environment. Through their OBI membership, Albina Head Start was able to utilize the Worker Safety Fund grant…
Pride Disposal provides innovative solid waste and recycling services for homes and businesses in the Sherwood, Tigard, King City, Beaverton, Durham, Hillsboro, and Washington County communities. When the pandemic hit, their workers didn’t have the luxury of staying home. Thanks to a grant from SAIF’s Worker Safety Fund and their membership with OBI, they were…
When a Kool Pak driver hurt his shoulder, the company and SAIF wanted to make sure his 30 years of experience didn’t go to waste. While handling his workers’ compensation claim, SAIF and Kool Pak partnered to find a new place for him in the company. They created a job in the safety division where his expertise behind the wheel could benefit other drivers.
Calbag Metals has been in the recycling business since 1907. Early on, the company recycled metals and burlap sacks used by Hood River fruit growers. Today, Calbag buys and processes non-ferrous scrap metals, including aluminum, tin, copper, lead, stainless steel, bronze, brass, titanium, nickel alloys, and steel scrap.
Since 1980, RAMS Security has been providing physical security for government and corporate clients in Oregon and Washington, with a special focus on protecting critical infrastructure—the electrical power grid, hydroelectric dams, military bases and airports.
Since 1935, Oregon Fruit Products has been “bringing fruit to life” and providing unique fruit solutions to the food and beverage industry.
Surviving as a business in any industry for 90 years is a legacy-worthy accomplishment. Doing so in an industry as volatile as automobile sales may be in a class by itself.
Sometimes, a product line and its name are so perfectly matched that it seems like alchemy, or at the very least, destiny. When the product line is tagged to a founder, it has the potential to become iconic.
Like a lot of industry leaders in the Pacific Northwest, Full Sail has managed to carve an outsized reputation in a global industry while staying true to its bootstrap roots.
If there was a “poster child” for businesses as good neighbors in Oregon, you would be hard pressed to find a better candidate than Dutch Bros. Coffee.