Companies Grown in Hillsboro
Hillsboro is a major economic and employment center within the larger Portland metro area, and represents the epicenter of the Silicon Forest. It is home to Intel’s largest and most comprehensive site in the world for research and manufacturing, and also Oregon’s largest private employer.
Hillsboro is recognized globally for its concentration of high-tech companies, including those focused on semiconductor manufacturing, micro-electronics, bioscience, software, and information technology. Companies choose Hillsboro for a variety of strategic advantages, as well as its:
- world-class digital infrastructure
- educated, sustainable workforce
- highest-reliability centers for electrical power
- knowledge and experience working with high-tech companies
- responsiveness to business needs and reputation for fast-track project success
In addition, Hillsboro has a tradition of working collaboratively with businesses, contractors, and other regulatory partners to ensure an environment that is ripe for business growth. Read more about some of the companies that have put down roots and found success in Hillsboro:
Birch Boutique recently opened its doors, offering curated fashion, jewelry, and accessories in Downtown Hillsboro's ever-growing retail scene. The boutique marks the latest expansion of White Birch Design Co, located next door.
- TEL, a leading global company of semiconductor and flat panel display production equipment expanded in 2019. The new development will result in 150 new jobs in Hillsboro and will continue to strengthen the semiconductor supply chain in the City and region.
- Edwards Vacuum produces high-tech vacuum products and abatement solutions that are essential for the manufacture of many technology products and industrial processes. In 2019, Edwards Vacuum completed construction on its 75,000 sf innovation center and manufacturing facility, allowing it to accommodate a larger workforce.
- Meta Fab Inc invested millions into the expansion of its Hillsboro operations. Newly completed construction now offers 21,000 sf of additional space. Meta Fab specializes in custom sheet metal fabrication services.