Elemental Technologies and its chief executive, Sam Blackman, won top awards at the Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards sponsored by the Oregon Entrepreneurship Network.
Summer Kite Festival at D-River State Wayside. Kite-flying demonstrations, kid’s events, kite-making workshops, running of the Bols and more! FMI 541-996-1274, 800-452-2151 or www.oregoncoast.org
Portland-based Alta Bicycle Share Inc. has been chosen to run a bicycle sharing program in New York City.
SoloPower Inc. signed a lease for a 225,250 square-foot building in North Portland for a planned $340 million thin-film solar module plant.
Turtle Island Foods, maker of Tofurky and other soy-based products, is building a $10 million food processing plant in Hood River.
Livestock ranchers in Coos and Curry counties cultivate grass by using sustainable grazing methods.
Xerox Corp. offered a buyout to 120 of its Wilsonville workers as an alternative to their transfer to HCL Technologies, an Indian contractor.
Asiana Airlines will get over $750,000 from the Port of Portland and Oregon taxpayers for flying cargo jets between PDX and Seoul.
Turner Construction is working on a tricky $40 million upgrade of the University of Oregon’s Central Power Station.
Agri-plas and Agilyx are teaming up to recycle agricultural plastic into synthetic crude oil.