SAM Medical positioned for future growth
Business Oregon helped SAM Medical increase productivity by 100%, reduce lead-time by 33% and attend two international trade shows where the company generated an additional $25,000 in export sales.
Business Oregon gives priority when funding technical assistance, programs and projects to geographic areas determined to be economically distressed as prescribed by Oregon law.
Below is a list of identified distressed areas in Oregon. This is the update for 2012 and will be in effect until the next update in late 2013. The department will publish updated lists every year in December under the normal methodology and every month under the temporary methodology.
Posted January 31, 2014
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 A county is in phase if, since being classifed as distressed under the temporary methodology, the county unemployment rate is currently below 8.0%.
 If a county is in phase for 6 consecutive months, the county's economic status transitions to non-distressed. See the distressed methodology for more details.
Source: Produced monthly by Business Oregon based on current data from the Oregon Employment Department
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