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Learn What NIST SP 800-171 is and Who Needs to Follow It?

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
This article originally appeared on IndustryWeek. Guest blog post by Traci Spencer, Grant Program Manager for TechSolve, Inc., the southwest regional partner of the Ohio MEP, part of the MEP National ... Read More


Friday, October 11, 2019 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
Businesses face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. In 2018, the U.S. business sector had the largest number of data breaches ever recorded: 571 breaches. Cybercriminals often rely ... Read More

Impact Washington Becomes Official Sponsor of the Women In Manufacturing Association (WiM) Washington Chapter

Monday, September 30, 2019 | Manufacturing, News Release
The Women in Manufacturing® Association (WiM) Washington Chapter today, announced that Impact Washington has signed on as an Official Sponsor of the newly formed Chapter. The sponsorship support... Read More

Governor Jay Inslee Recognizes the Significance of National Manufacturing Day

Monday, September 30, 2019 | Manufacturing, News Release
Released on Friday, September 27, Governor Jay Inslee signed a proclamation recognizing the significance and importance of observing National Manufacturing Day in Washington State. The manufacturing s... Read More

Industry & Education Unite for Career Exploration and Student Choices! 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | News Release
Held annually on the first Friday in October, ​Manufacturing Day​ is a nation-wide celebration to introduce students to excellent careers at local companies needing new fresh-minded employees. The fir... Read More

Lean into Sustainability with Impact Washington and Washington State Department of Ecology

Impact Washington and the Washington State Department of Ecology have partnered to offer a customized lean and green program to Washington manufacturers. Lean: Manufacturers are cutting costs and inc... Read More

Impact Washington Launches New Visual Identity to Strengthen and Focus Company Position

Thursday, August 22, 2019 | News Release
Big news! Today, we’re releasing an updated brand identity, which includes a new logo, colors, and fonts. You’ll see the new look anywhere we’re out like events, our website, Faceboo... Read More

Impact Washington Interim Center Director Assumes Position as Full-Time Director

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | News Release
Impact Washington would like to announce that Deloit R Wolfe, Jr. will assume the position of President/Center Director effective immediately. Wolfe had served as the Interim Director of the Center si... Read More

Impact Washington Welcomes New Board Member: Mary Tedd Allen

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | News Release
Impact Washington is pleased to announce that Mary Tedd Allen has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Allen has significant senior management and executive leadership experience totaling mo... Read More

Washington State Manufacturing Technology Adoption Survey

Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Manufacturing
Help Us Understand Your Technology Adoption and Related Workforce Concerns – Take The SURVEY Now.   The Washington State Legislature recently created the Future of Work Task Force, to ad... Read More