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Independent Study Confirms MEP Program Impacts. The MEP National Network Program Shows 14.4 to 1 Return to the Federal Treasury

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | Manufacturing
(Washington D.C.) May 17, 2019 – A recent study by the W.E. Upjohn Institute found the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)... Read More

News Release: Deloit R Wolfe, Jr. Named Interim President and Center Director of Impact Washington

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | News Release
Deloit R Wolfe, Jr has been named Interim President and Center Director of Impact Washington. He started in the role on April 8th and has been with the organization in various capacities since 2013. D... Read More

News Release: Washington State Robotics Workforce Readiness Program to Receive Funding-Principal Investigator Impact Washington

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | News Release
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Selects Eleven New Education and Workforce Development Projects for Funding  Selected projects aim to accelerate US manufacturing workforce i... Read More

Impact Washington Hires New Marketing Lead

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | News Release
Impact Washington announces that marketing executive Carol Blayden has joined the company as Marketing & Communications Manager. In this newly created role, Blayden will oversee all marketing stra... Read More

Rural Community Vitality Forums: Join Us and Be Part of the Conversation

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | Workforce
Washington’s Economy is Booming – Are your experiencing the boom in your business, organization, and community? REGISTER TODAY for the Business Breakfast (7:30am-9:00am), the Rural Commun... Read More

Impact Washington Joins MEP Centers in Idaho and Montana in Effort to Broaden Food Safety Resources, and Partnership hires Jolene Cram to Lead Collaboration

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | Manufacturing
As a result of a new partnership that includes Impact Washington and related manufacturing outreach services in Idaho and Montana, Washington food and beverage producers now have access to a wider set... Read More

We Extend a Warm Welcome to Visual Options as our Latest Made in Washington Member

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | Manufacturing
Specializing in all things unique – let us introduce you to Tacoma, Washington based Visual Options our Latest Made in Washington member. Visual Options is a women owned, custom fabrication co... Read More

If there was a program that would help you pay to train your staff, would you take advantage of it?

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | Manufacturing
Upskilling Staff Through Training: The Future of Work Program & Impact Washington – an interview with Geoff Lawrence Or listen to the podcast at:  Talent Magnet podcast site, Apple ... Read More

Washington’s Export Voucher Program Can Reimburse Qualified Companies Up to $5,000

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | Manufacturing, News Release
Washington state’s export voucher program can offer qualified companies up to $5,000 for international market expansion activities. Export vouchers can provide reimbursement for qualifying exp... Read More

Tool Gauge Receives Grant to Bring 100 New Aerospace Jobs to Tacoma

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Manufacturing
Tacoma-based aerospace parts manufacturer Tool Gauge recently received a $125,000 grant for the hiring of approximately 100 new workers and the advanced training of 50 current employees. The grant w... Read More