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Welcome Will Kitchen

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | Manufacturing
New Southwest Washington Account Executive, Will Kitchen Dear Clients and Friends, I’d like to introduce a new member of our Impact Washington team, Will Kitchen.  He will be starti... Read More

Stories From the Road

Friday, February 9, 2018 | Manufacturing
Steve Winters, Account Executive Northwest Washington I recently had meetings with Twin Brook Creamery in Lynden, Healthy Pet in Ferndale, and Golden Boy Foods in Blaine. Twin Brooks utilizes ... Read More

Calling All Washington State Manufacturers!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 | Manufacturing
Washington’s Manufacturing Awards program recognizes companies making important progress in productivity, growth and innovation. Considered the Oscars for Washington state manufacturers, compani... Read More

Q&A With Sarah Stuart: Guest Post On Cybersecurity

Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Cybersecurity
  Geoff Lawrence, Account Executive This month’s Q&A With Sarah Stuart is hosted by her colleague, Geoff Lawrence, Impact Washington’s resident expert on Cybersecurity.&nb... Read More

Q&A With Sarah Stuart: Find Your Bright Spot

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Lean
As I have traveled our state, I have received  many questions about the best way to start doing Lean. While Lean has helped many companies in some manufacturing industries improve significantly, ... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Out of Office
I’m back!  After a long period of time where I have been focusing on finishing lots of reports and projects, I finally have a moment to think, write, and share about my trips around the Sta... Read More

#MFGDay17: Career Paths For A Stronger Community

Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Manufacturing
ControlTek, along with nLight Photonics and TigerStop, are outstanding Clark County manufacturers with forward thinking leadership and process improvement mentality.  They know what it takes to b... Read More

DoD Contractors Required to Meet Cybersecurity Requirements by Year End

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | Manufacturing
Cooley Alert October 4, 2017 The window for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors to bring themselves into compliance with cybersecurity requirements is closing. Specifically, changes to the Defe... Read More

Crunch Pak and Food Service Slicing Meeting FSMA Requirements for Employee Food Safety Training

Friday, September 22, 2017 | FSMA
Crunch Pak and Food Service Slicing are meeting the letter of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) through investment in employee training.  Recently, the value added fruit based company ... Read More

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Update

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | FSMA
Online Training Available for Carriers Subject to the Sanitary Transportation Rule September 20, 2017 Today, the FDA announced the availability of an online food safety training module for carrie... Read More