New UAV facility in Hood River, OR

Mike Graham of Real Carbon and current President of the GTA helps open Orbital UAV’s new facility in Hood River, OR. Read more…

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Techlandia-Don’t Just Work Here-Live Here

Find out why these companies believe a slower pace, lower cost of living, less traffic, and a close knit community are reasons why Oregon is a great place to live and work. Read the full article…

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Talk Tech to Me Podcast-Featuring Mike Graham from Real Carbon

Learn more about the Gorge Technology Association of Oregon…

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Featured Customer – Pipe Makers Union

Pipe Makers Union, LLC is a carbon fiber wind instrument fabrication company located in Corvallis, Oregon, USA. PMU offers musicians innovative Celtic wind instruments that blend the advantages of modern carbon fiber technology with the time tested designs of traditional craftsmen. PMU is committed to the development of quality Celtic carbon fiber instruments including...

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From windsurfer to drone manufacturer

The story of a windsurfing board builder turned drone plane component manufacturer sounds unique, but the Columbia Gorge is home to a handful of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) component manufacturers who have made the transition. Take Real Carbon, for example, a Hood River company that got its start in Southern California in 1988, then relocated to the gorge in 1991. “We...

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