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Oregon ranks #1 among the states when it comes to the portion of the GDP which can be attributed to manufacturing. Oregon’s manufacturing, specifically durable goods, continues to be a strong contributor to our economy. Durable good manufacturing is very cyclical and jobs are directly tied to overall output. This will bode well for Oregon’s employment as production continues to accelerate.  A trend of expanding and bringing manufacturing back into the states, “reshoring”, has recently been seen in Portland by the likes of Oracle and Shimadzu.

OR GDP is 29% manufacturing

OR GDP is 29% manufacturing

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Jones Lang LaSalle Portland creates a Chart of the Week (fondly coined the COW) which shows various trends and change in our area vs. the rest of the U.S.  When it comes to technology, food, and transportation we often rank near the top. This week, in addition to some noteworthy technology firms gaining traction on the national scene, Portland also ranked high for women entrepreneurs.

COW

Forbes Most Promising Tech Firms and Women Entrepreneurs

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