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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

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

New Tax Credit Available for Businesses and Nonprofits that Offer Paid Leave to Their Employees to Get Vaccinated.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | News Release, Workforce
April 21, 2020 - President Biden called on employers across America to do everything they can to help their employees – and their communities – get vaccinated. As part of that effort, ... Read More

Circular Innovation Challenge 2021: A Pitch Competition for Best Waste-to-Market Manufactured Product Idea

Circular Innovation Challenge 2021: a virtual pitch competition for the best-manufactured product idea using ‘waste’ or recycled materials. Awards include a $10,000 cash prize, mentorsh... Read More

Working Washington Grants: Round 4 – Open now

Working Washington Grants: Round 4 – Open now.  The application portal will be open until 5:00 PM PDT on April 9. The newest round of Working Washington small business grants is now o... Read More

Paycheck Protection Program Extended through May 31, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
Paycheck Protection Program Extended through May 31, 2021, Providing Small Businesses with Extra Time to Apply. The PPP a low-interest Small Business Administration loan program helping small busine... Read More

Impact Washington Launches Workforce Development Program

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | Economic Development, News Release, Workforce
New Workforce Solutions System Helps Manufacturing Clients Take a Structured Approach to Manage Their Workplace to Drive Optimal Results and Retain Top Talent. Impact Washington, an affiliate of ... Read More

Impact Washington Receives PNAA Chairwoman's Award

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Aerospace, News Release
Prestigious Recognition Honors the Company's Significant Contributions to the Growth, Support, and Future of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Industry   Impact Washington, an affiliate o... 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