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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

Manufacturing Day 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 | Manufacturing
What is Manufacturing Day? Quite simply, this is a day to celebrate manufacturing and all that it is – and isn’t.  There are a lot of misconceptions about the manufacturing industry... Read More

Krassimir Totev Rocks As King County Account Executive for Impact Washington

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Manufacturing
Krassimir Totev, King County Account Executive In his younger years, Krassimir Totev was truly a rock star in Europe; traveling the continent with his band, and developing an amazing following f... Read More

Q & A With Sarah Stuart: Innovate or Die?

Friday, September 8, 2017 | Manufacturing
Sarah Stuart, North King County Account Executive Here is a question that we received, and while we don’t receive this question very often, we think the answer is useful and interesting. ... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, September 1, 2017 | Lean, Out of Office
Anytime I visit a client who is eager to implement Lean Manufacturing tools, my first question is what do you need and why? And in many occasions, clients ask for reducing inventory and speeding up pr... Read More