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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

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

SAFE BOATS ANCHORS IN TACOMA WITH $90 MILLION DOLLAR NAVAL CONTRACT

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

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

Creating an Effective Workforce Development Plan

Sunday, August 22, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce
Since industrialization shifted its first gears and powered its operations by mechanical means, there has always been a need among manufacturers to consider what’s coming next? What new and i... Read More

CMMC Compliance: What Is It And Why Do You Need To Know?

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
In a growing IT market, there is an even greater need for cybersecurity. The Department of Defense (DoD) is implementing new changes to policies related to contractors. The Cybersecurity Maturity... Read More

10 Keys to Recruiting Employees in the Manufacturing Industry

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce
Recruiting employees for manufacturing jobs requires looking for skilled talent in several ways. For continuous improvement in workforce development, HR professionals and hiring managers must use d... Read More

10 best practices for implementation of lean manufacturing

Friday, April 9, 2021 | Lean, Manufacturing
Many businesses have implemented cutting-edge strategies that require lean manufacturing. These techniques could increase productivity, eliminate waste, decrease numerous types of expenses, optimize t... Read More