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Willamette Valley Pie expands to new building in Silverton

Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Elizabeth Peters
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"Production is rolling on frozen and baked pies, cobblers and other treats, with bakery employees working in a retrofitted 67,000-square-foot building in Silverton," reported the Silverton Appeal newspaper with details about Willamette Valley Pie's recent expansion of its manufacturing headquarters. The operation moved in February to a site it shares with Willamette Valley Fruit Company in Silverton.


"Silverton Industrial Park, designed with businesses in mind, offered the infrastructure the company needed. So, in January, it purchased the current 6.5-acre parcel for $1.5 million," the paper noted.


'“Coming here – it upped our risk – but we feel it’s worth it, for us and for the community,” said owner Jeff Roth. “We have roots in Silverton. If we can add more excitement and energy to the community here, it’s a benefit for everybody.”


Willamette Valley Pie's production workforce has grown by eight since the move. Now running two shifts per day, the company is hiring to fill a third shift


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