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Advanced Technology Team Established to Help Manufacturers Solve New or Emerging Manufacturing Challenges

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, Manufacturing, Robotics
As you bring your plant into the next century, Impact Washington has resources available to help you on your journey with Industry 4.0, Cobots, 3D printing, or any other technical challenge you may ha... Read More

Founder’s Choice Cabinetry Wins 2020 National Pollution Prevention Roundtable MVP2 Award

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release
On January 19, members of the Washington Department of Ecology,  Impact Washington, Tacoma Pierce Economic Development Board, and Tacoma Economic Development Services vis... Read More

Reflections on a Manufacturing Advocate - A Tribute to Bill Virgin

Friday, January 8, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release
                        As we begin 2021, a year of hope, potential, and new beginnings, we pay tribute to an advocate... Read More

Manufacturers Share Views on Leadership from the Pandemic Shop Floor

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | Manufacturing, Workforce
In a series called the "National Conversation with Manufacturers” six manufacturing executives share with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partne... Read More

Governor Inslee observes October as Manufacturing Month

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce, Event
Earlier today, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed October as Manufacturing Month. Impact Washington would like to thank the Governor and his team for this proclamation and their su... Read More

Manufacturing Day Is Here!

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce, Event
Manufacturing Day is an annual event that occurs on the first Friday of every October and is an opportunity for manufacturers to highlight their work and energize a future pipeline of skilled workers.... Read More

Go Virtual for #MFGDay2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020 | Manufacturing, Workforce, Event
MFG Day 2020 is set for October 2nd Join thousands of manufacturers across North America as they showcase what modern manufacturing looks like and inspire the next generation of skilled workers. T... Read More

Northwest Companies are Invited to compete in the third annual Trailmix Pitch Competition.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | Manufacturing, Food and Beverage
Northwest food startups are invited to mix it up Trailmix 2020. This event creates awareness for food entrepreneurs and startups and gives them networking opportunities with industry leaders, i... Read More

NEW Food Safety and Processing Service Desk NOW AVAILABLE

Have Questions?  We Can Help? We're excited to announce that we are rolling out a new Food Safety and Processing Service Desk to help you communicate with our Food Experts more easily.  ... Read More

Impact Washington Announces Availability of $1.2M in CARES Act Funds to Aid Washington Based Manufacturers Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
Impact Washington, the Washington State MEP Center, is inviting Washington based US Small-and medium-sized manufacturers (SME's) to apply for CARES Act Recovery Assistance funds. These funds provide s... Read More