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New Redmond company plans 100-plus jobs

By KTVZ.COM news sources
Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:48:58 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 27 2013 01:52:42 AM CST

A Tualitan company has purchased the old WalMart site in Redmond. As Cari Lampshire reports, BasX Solutions will be bringing with it more than 100 jobs.

Redmond Economic Development Inc. and the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB announced Tuesday that a new manufacturing enterprise will locate in Redmond at the former Walmart location, creating over 100 jobs in the community.

BasX Solutions is very excited to have just purchased a 100,000-square-foot facility in Redmond.

BasX Solutions is a newly formed LLC that will be managed by David Benson and Matthew Tobolski.

David Benson is leaving his manufacturing firm in Tualatin, where he was president and founder of a 750-person manufacturing company. Matthew Tobolski, PE PHd, is a founding partner of Tobolski Watkins, a structural engineering firm based in San Diego that also has an office in Bend.

BasX Solutions projects that there will be upward of 150 jobs created in this operation over the next two years.

Benson is excited to have this opportunity to be working with Redmond and surrounding communities, Matthew Tobolski, as well as his three grown children Dan, Cambria, and Derek who will be working directly or in support of this operation.

In a meeting at the newly acquired building, Benson acknowledged the outstanding community support and leadership that helped make this transaction possible.

Specifically thanking Eric Sande, executive director of the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB, for his persistence over 16 years to make sure that the next business development undertaken by Benson and his team happens in Redmond.

“After so many years of trying, with countless emails and phone calls, it so nice to welcome BasX Solutions and my good friend David Benson, his family and Matthew Tobolski to Redmond,” Sande said.

More about BasX Solutions:

BasX Solutions will be a manufacture of a wide range of modular (containerized) products that will be serving areas such as:

  • Modular Hospital Units
  • Modular Power Storage Units
  • Modular Cooling Solutions
  • Structural Solutions

About the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB

The Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving the economic vitality and quality of life in Central Oregon through the collaborative use of business and community resources. www.visitredmondoregon.com

About Redmond Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)

Redmond Economic Development is a private, non-profit corporation established in 1987 as a partnership between private business and the public sector to encourage economic development in the City of Redmond. REDI has a long-term contractual relationship with EDCO. Visit www.rediinfo.com  

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