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Job Skills Program Applications Now Being Accepted! Round 1 Application Deadline is May 31, 2021.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce, Grant
  Job Skills Program (JSP) awards grants to licensed educational institutions in Washington. Funds are awarded on a first-approved, rolling basis throughout the fiscal year. Washington&rs... 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

How Today's Business Workforce Is Changing

Monday, March 29, 2021 | Workforce
  The labor force is changing quickly, and companies must adapt to these changes to stay competitive. Most changes that have occurred are ultimately due to modern technology, but the reality i... 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

Economic Boom from SAFE Boats New Naval Contract Will Be Heard Around the Region

Tacoma-Pierce County has good reason to celebrate this week, even during a global pandemic, after learning that SAFE Boats International was awarded a $20M lead contract for the U.S. Navy to start con... 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

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