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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

Supplier Scouting - Locating Difficult-to-Source Needs

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Impact Washington and our MEP National Network™ are able to connect Washington manufacturers that have relevant production capabilities and capacities with other manufacturers – enabl... Read More

Impact Washington Extends Partnership with Industry Aerospace Association Leader for 3rd Year

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 | Aerospace, Manufacturing, News Release, Event
  Impact Washington Announces Continued Partnership and Support of Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) SME Track at ADVANCE/2022 Conference February 8th-10th in Lynnwood, Washin... Read More

Bring Your Team to Women in Manufacturing's WiM West Conference

Friday, January 28, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release, Event
Impact Washington invites you to sign your team up to join us at Women in Manufacturing Association's 2022 WiM West Conference, taking place on March 7 -- 8 in Seattle, WA as well as virtually... Read More

Impact Washington is Core Partner in the newly released T5G Network Feasibility Study for Port and Maritime Operations

Thursday, January 27, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release
  As a member of the NIST-MEP National Network, part of our mission is to help promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness. NIST plays a central role in making 5G/NetG a reliable ... Read More