A Laser Focus
“We moved our company here to be part of the region's world-class semiconductor cluster. What we discovered was one of the best places in the world to build both a great company and raise a family.”
- Scott Keeney
Where else can you develop and manufacture the world's leading high-power lasers for healthcare, defense and industrial applications, then 15 minutes later be racing Laser sailboats with world-champions?
Fresh, laser-focused minds produce big results. Our team leads the world in key laser applications. Together, we have built a company that has grown +40% for eight years straight. Plus, we still have time to mentor the next generation in math and science.
“People here truly care for one another. At Providence, that’s what we’re all about.”
- Stephanie Works
D.O., Providence Medical Group-Mill Plain
With more than 150 years serving Portland and southwest Washington, Providence Health & Services appreciates what makes our local communities unique.
Every day we have the privilege of caring for patients and helping them stay healthy so that they can enjoy all the natural wonders and cultural opportunities this area has to offer.
“Family law can be an uphill battle. But nothing refreshes me faster than a downhill run through fresh powder at Timberline.”
- Scott Horenstein
The Scott Horenstein Law Firm
I go from courtroom to ski lift in 90 minutes. (Less if I don’t change suits.) It’s the only place in North America open for skiing year-round.
You really can balance work and life when you call Portland-Vancouver USA home. Enjoy the ride!
This Place Floats
“Whether it’s directing operations for the Port of Woodland or coordinating R/C hydroplane competitions, this place
suits me to a T.”
- Nelson Holmberg
Director, Port of Woodland
An ideal infrastructure of land, ports, rail and airports make Portland-Vancouver USA the regional hub for trade and commerce.
The temperate climate, spectacular summers and countless recreational opportunities create an unsurpassed quality of life.
When you’re floating ideas for a great place to locate your business consider Portland-Vancouver USA.
Exercise Your Options
“Wise choices brought me to the great state of Washington where I settled in Vancouver and founded my dental practice. I couldn’t be happier.”
- Dr. Bob Seemuth
Cascade Dental/New Horizons
With great people, a terrific quality of life and outstanding recreational opportunities, my biggest problem is trying to decide between running, biking or swimming. Having completed eight triathlons, sometimes I do all three!
Portland-Vancouver USA is the place where you can grow your business and enjoy a great life.
Locating or relocating your business here could put a smile on your face too!
I Have A Handle
“You really can balance work and life when you call Portland-Vancouver USA home.”
- Dr. Jennifer Ehrlich
Cascade Dental/New Horizons
Waterskiing is the perfect way to relax and recharge after tending to my patients at Cascade Dental Group.
Things can get hectic with a busy family life and a thriving dental practice. Fortunately, I can fulfill my passion on lakes and rivers just minutes from the office... a bit longer if I change out of my lab coat. Our area is truly a great place to be.
Things Grow Here.
“We landed here and couldn’t believe the opportunities for business. Then we just fell in love with the place.”
- Jeff Shafer
CEO/Designer Agave Denimsmith
I discovered Portland-Vancouver USA during a summer vacation and quickly realized this is the perfect place to relocate my business and raise my family.
A sophisticated and creative workforce, awesome quality of life for employees, direct access to Portland, local mountains and the ocean makes this an ideal location for any business.
For Agave, this environment inspires our team to develop our lifestyle apparel brand and do what we do best: make products that our customers love.
Sky's The Limit.
“It’s all right here. Great place to work, amazing place to live.”
-John B. Rudi
President Thompson Metal Fab Inc.
We landed here after recycling an old shipyard into a modern metal fabrication facility serving the Americas and Pacific Rim. We depend upon the Columbia River, rail system and freeways to transport our fabricated steel products.
Little did we know our products would someday support Portland’s new aerial tram.
Our national and international visitors always remind us how fortunate we are to live here. With mountains, beaches and fishing so close, we work hard but still enjoy an excellent quality of life.
“Whether it is growing intellectual property for businesses, or growing my family, our community has it all. We love it here!”
- Kurt Rylander
Rylander and Associates PC
Our community's dynamic innovation and entrepreneurial spirit keeps patent attorney Kurt Rylander rolling in work.
You can really balance work and life when you call Portland-Vancouver USA home.
Start Your Career On A Good Note
“Locating your business and enjoying the unique lifestyle of Portland-Vancouver USA will have you, your employees and their families rockin’ the sweet sound of the Pacific Northwest.”
Pictured: Misty Engdahl, Trent Waddell, David Castro, and Ryan Gentry (Frito-Lay)
Performers: Patrick Lamb band at Six to Sunset Concert Series, Esther Short Park
The Frito-Lay Vancouver site has a 40 year history of recruiting bright young talent for their engineering and leadership positions. While landing a good job with a great company is a solid start to any career, landing in Portland-Vancouver USA is a huge bonus.
Free concerts in the park featuring world class entertainers like Patrick Lamb are just some of the countless recreational happenings that make our area a great place to live as well as work.