Coherent

Build big boxes, just not on Canal

Auburn needs a Costco, Michaels, Trader Joe’s and possibly Wal-Mart. Why does Auburn need this? Auburn is dying. Businesses are closing, people are losing their jobs and/or home ...

Former coherent building to get a facelift

After years of sitting vacant, the oldest building in the former Coherent campus at the airport industrial park is getting a facelift. The Abbey Company, which purchased the build ...

Our View: Dear Santa: All we want is a stronger economy

The calendar is winding down and Santa is detailing his sleigh for his nighttime flight. His elves are working overtime in their workshop to deliver all sorts of toys for good litt ...

A high tech way to follow the bouncing ball

After watching a couple of guys bounce golf balls to see which ones would go highest, Auburn’s Ron Paitich decided there must be a better way to do it. So Paitich, who describes ...

Forum renews focus on airport industrial park

A city-owned industrial park that has been one of the Auburn area’s major economic drivers for three decades is getting renewed attention. A forum on the Auburn Airport Industri ...

Miltenyi Biotec expands in Auburn

By Gloria Young Journal Staff Writer An Auburn biotech company that specializes in stem cell research is expanding at the Airport Industrial Park and will be adding jobs. Milten ...

Kodak in Auburn: City’s bigger picture shouldn’t be taken for granted

The multinational Kodak corporation’s choice of Auburn over 80 other communities for one of its software project development satellites demonstrates that this area has plenty to ...

Community Portrait: Paitich instrumental in bringing lasers to Auburn

Ron Paitich moved to Auburn in the autumn of 1981, and when he did he brought close to 60 people with him. Paitich was instrumental in the decision of Coherent Inc. to expand and ...