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Are You Aware Of The Latest ISO Certification Requirements?

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Manufacturing
Are you aware of the latest ISO certification requirements? ISO 9001 is a standard that sets out the requirements for a quality management system. It helps businesses and organizations to be more effi... Read More

Washington Manufacturing Awards 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | Manufacturing
Last week, Seattle Business magazine honored 15 pioneering companies at its annual Washington Manufacturing Awards gala. The event attracted 300 business leaders from across the state. The diversity o... Read More

The Wisdom of Andy Grove

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | Manufacturing
Want to create manufacturing jobs in the US? Ask someone besides a politician how to make it happen: Ask someone who does it. T. Grove didn’t pursue these goals for political reasons, or do it... Read More

Skills for Growth – Beyond the Low-Hanging Fruit

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | Manufacturing
By Pete Carlson (President of Regional Growth Strategies) A new skill development system is beginning to take shape in regions across the US. It’s defining feature is that it’s demand-dr... Read More

Grow your Business in 2016 with Impact Washington!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | Manufacturing
Greetings, In early 2015, I joined Impact Washington as President and Center Director after six years as a board member. My background is primarily electromechanical manufacturing in the Pacific NW.... Read More

Can Reform Changes in Wellness Programs Impact Growing Obesity Problems Long Term?

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 | Manufacturing
By Holly Wright, R.D. It is now estimated that about two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese and the prevalence has increased 61% in the last decade. There has been a 36% increase in he... Read More

Looking Out for Out-of-State Taxes: Key tax considerations when doing business outside your home state

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 | Manufacturing
By Bob Heller, Clark Nuber, P.S. It’s exciting to consider the possibilities of selling your products outside the state of Washington. An increased sales force beyond your state borders means g... Read More

Why You Should Worry About ICE Raids

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 | Manufacturing
White Paper: Why You Should Worry About ICE Raids, by Brenda J. Smith, J.D. You have been hearing in the news that companies are getting into trouble for hiring illegal immigrants, but don’t th... Read More