Community Updates

Resonate IP: Law Firm Helping Central Oregon Businesses Thrive

Bend, Ore.,- May 11, 2022-   Founded in May 2021, Bend-based Resonate IP is an intellectual property law firm specializing in trademarks and brand protection.  A blend of big law expertise with the soul of a mountain town, the firm helps Central Oregon businesses protect their business and product names to generate value and ensure protection […]

Idaho First Bank: Making Strides in Oregon

Bend, Ore. (March 14, 2022) – Known for its People First. Community First. motto, Idaho First Bank (IFB) is a full-service state-chartered community bank that was established in 2005 and is headquartered in McCall, Idaho.  It has quickly grown to six branches in Idaho and one loan production office in Bend, which opened in late […]

MOVE: TJP Engineering Brings Aquatic Ecosystems to Life

TJP aquatic system

TJP Engineering works with zoos, aquariums and marine parks across the globe, designing and engineering large-scale, custom aquatic systems. In early 2019 TJP decided that a move to southern Deschutes County would be beneficial for both their company and their employees. Early on TJP reached out to EDCO, who introduced them to tax incentive programs, […]

GROW: BASX Solutions Expansion in Redmond

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BASX Solutions is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of high-efficiency data center cooling solutions, cleanroom systems, custom HVAC solutions, and more. Headquartered in Redmond since 2014, BASX has customers across the U.S. and around the globe. They recently broke ground on a new 75,000 square foot building expansion, allowing the company to consolidate its operations while substantially increasing their manufacturing capacity.   Their […]

START: Riff Cold Brewed

Riff Arm in Arm

Riff Cold Brewed was born from a mission to produce the world’s most delicious cold brewed coffee. Serial entrepreneur Paul Evers (also behind Bend staple Crux Fermentation Project), along with a crew of other Central Oregonians, started Riff in late 2017. They opened a bottling and production facility in Redmond, along with the first-of-its-kind Cold […]

Josie’s Best Gluten Free: Baking Through the Storm

Bend, Ore., June 4, 2020 – We often are told to look for the opportunities, which even exist during a downturn. This holds true for Sisters startup company Josie’s Best Gluten Free Mixes whose sales were positively impacted by COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the company has seen a huge increase in their […]

There’s Good News, Too: Oregon Spirit Distillers

There’s Good News, Too: Oregon Spirit Distillers Oregon Spirit Distillers has been making whiskey for the past ten years…and hand sanitizer for the past ten weeks. They’re still putting alcohol in a bottle, just a bit differently. Deschutes Brewery helped by sending eight full-time employees so they can keep up with the demand for both […]

EDCO’s Resource Check-In Podcast Episode #3

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EDCO’s Resource Check-In Podcast Episode #3 EDCO’s Resource Check-In Podcast updates the Central Oregon community with info and different resources that are available during this crisis. We realize there is no one-size-fits-all solution for your business, but we hope you walk away with some helpful tips. Episode #3 welcomes Jon Stark, Redmond Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) […]

EDCO’s Resource Check-In Podcast Episode #2

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EDCO’s Resource Check-In Podcast Episode #2 EDCO’s Resource Check-In Podcast updates the Central Oregon community with info and different resources that are available during this crisis. We realize there is no one-size-fits-all solution for your business, but we hope you walk away with some helpful tips. Episode #2 welcomes Tom Schnell, Business Finance Officer with […]

There’s Good News, Too: BlackStrap

There’s Good News, Too: BlackStrap EDCO’s third video in the ‘There’s Good News, Too” series highlights another Central Oregon business working and pivoting through the COVID-19 crisis. BlackStrap has been making facemasks for the ski and snowboard industry since 2008. In just five days they were able to pivot, keeping their staff employed while also […]