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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

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

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