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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

Phase 2 Safety and Health Requirements for WA Manufacturers to Open

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
Washington has been staying home and saving lives since the start of our statewide stay-at-home order issued on March 23, 2020. These efforts have allowed the state to move forward on our roadmap... Read More

A Message to Washington State Businesses from the Employment Security Department

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
April 15, 2020 A message to Washington State businesses from the Employment Security Department   Dear Employers,   During these unprecedented times, we know that you are doi... Read More

Preventive Back to Work Measures for Manufacturers - A Letter from Our President

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
Dear Manufacturers and Manufacturing Community, I want to thank the many people and companies from our manufacturing community who, despite this troubling economic time, have generously offered to s... Read More