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Lean Warehouse Management May Be Just What Your Warehouse Needs

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | Lean, Manufacturing
Manufacturers are always looking for ways to produce faster results and improve efficiency. When applied effectively to your day-to-day manufacturing procedures, lean warehouse management does just... Read More

Fresh Ideas to Effectively Attract and Retain Talent

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
How to Effectively Attract and Retain Talent Today's talent market is more chaotic and competitive than ever. With the "Great Resignation," employers have seen people leave their jobs in large numb... Read More

The Six Words That Will Massively Improve Your Employee Recruitment in 2022

Friday, April 22, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
    Hiring in 2022 has been a difficult process, as many manufacturing companies have found. People have been accustomed to working from home for the past two years and let’s be hon... Read More

How to Scout for Your Next Business Growth Opportunity

Monday, April 18, 2022 | Manufacturing, Growth and Innovation
  Taking advantage of business growth opportunities is imperative for creating and sustaining a successful manufacturing company. The recent Covid-19 pandemic caused massive supply chain is... Read More

Why Small Manufacturers Should Consider a Manufacturing Execution System

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | Manufacturing, Quality Systems
An essential part of ensuring your manufacturing company runs smoothly is identifying problems within your systems. A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) can help identify issues and increase e... Read More

Local Manufacturers Advocate for Impact Washington - NIST MEP at Hill Day Events

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release
Several regional manufacturing executives – Jay Schmidt from Silicon Forest Electronics, Carlos Veliz from Commercial Aircraft Interiors, Jennifer Porter from Satsuma Designs, Allison Budvars... Read More

Impact Washington Offers Cybersecurity Consortium Grant Opportunity

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing, Grant
  Best Practices, Training, and Implementation of NIST 800-171 Controls. Cohort curriculum designed to Create CMMC Level 2 Awareness Commitment Needed By: May 1, 2022 Training: August 202... Read More

Impact Washington and NIST MEP National Network Helps Manufacturers Respond to the Pandemic and Thrive Despite It

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release
  MEP National Network Helps Manufacturers Respond to the Pandemic and Thrive Despite  The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Commerce Department&rsq... Read More

Evaluating and Improving NIST Cybersecurity Resources: The Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management

Thursday, March 31, 2022 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
  Request for Information about Evaluating and Improving Cybersecurity Resources: The Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management SUMMARY: The National Institute o... Read More

Tips to Align Your Domestic Sourcing Efforts with Your Business Success

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 | Manufacturing, Supply Chain
  Disruptions in the global supply chain have led to a new dynamic for many small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) – the need to be more strategic about “second sourcing&rdq... Read More