MAX pushes out Milwaukie biz

The construction of a new MAX line forces a complicated move for one company.

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The construction of the new Portland-to-Milwaukie MAX line will force metal-treating company Beaver Heat Treating to move from its current location.

But because of the delicate nature of the company’s furnaces, the move will be more complicated than most.

“We deal with stuff like this all the time,” [said John Baker, real property acquisition manager for TriMet]. “But this is one of the most complicated ones I’ve ever seen.”

Beaver Heat Treating runs 26 furnaces in a 32,000-square-foot building east of Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard. Moving, or even cooling, those furnaces could damage them irreparably, said Tony Moran, the company’s vice president.

Read the full story at the Daily Journal of Commerce.

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