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Impact Washington Testing Digitized Workforce Training Program that Helps Manufacturers Create Digital Job Training Manuals

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
Impact Washington Continues to Find Innovative Solutions to Support Manufacturers Workforce Development Challenges Along with our usual workforce development offerings of consulting and training,&... Read More

Impact Washington Expands Account Executive Team with Key New Hire

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | News Release
Roger Peters joins Impact Washington to better serve the manufacturing growth in King County. Impact Washington, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing... Read More

How Automation Can Help Retain Your Workforce

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce, Robotics
The Small and Medium Manufacturing Study: Robotics and Technology Engagement conducted early last year confirmed that the top organizational challenges faced by manufacturers today are labor costs ... Read More


Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
SAFE Boats International inked the remaining $90 million dollars U.S. Navy contract to manufacture and build Mark VI Patrol Boats headed for the government of Ukraine. This contract ... Read More

Nick Wilkes Joins Impact Washington Team as Central-Eastern Region Account Executive

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release
Impact Washington, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Program (NIST MEP), is pleased to announce the hiring of Nick Wilkes as Account Execu... Read More

Understanding Cybersecurity Risk Management

Friday, October 15, 2021 | Cybersecurity
Manufacturing was the second most targeted industry by cybercriminals in 2020. Washington State manufacturers need to step up their cyber security measures to meet this risi... Read More

Manufacturing Day 2021 | Statewide In-Person and Virtual Events

Monday, October 11, 2021 | News Release
Inspiring the Next Generation of Manufacturers VIEW 2021 #MFG DAY EVENTS IN WASHINGTON Manufacturing Day Mission Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY) gives manufacturers an opportunity to open their d... Read More

Governor Inslee Issues Proclamation Recognizing National Manufacturing Day and Washington Manufacturing Month

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release
In recognition of the importance of the manufacturing industry in Washington State, Governor Jay Inslee issued a Ceremonial Proclamation recognizing October as Manufacturing Month.   Go... Read More

We're Just Days Away from MFG Day 2021!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce
Help us inspire the next generation of manufacturers and educate students, parents, teachers, and the public on manufacturers' vital role in our lives. If you're a manufacturer and are hosting an... Read More

Impact Washington Announces the Appointment of Craig Hanela as Chairman of the Board

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | News Release
After 15 years of service Joe Heim, hands over the role to the new board chairman. Impact Washington, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension P... Read More