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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

From Buying to Building Talent

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | Manufacturing
Kristin Kautz, Impact Washington Resource Provider In my thirty years working with you all in manufacturing and helping you with workforce development and training, I have constantly heard the c... Read More

Impact Washington Center Director Press Release

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | Manufacturing
Date of release: October 11, 2018 From: Impact Washington Board of Directors To: Agencies, Ecosystem partners, all employees and all Resource Partners Informational Contact:     ... Read More

NIST Updates Cybersecurity Framework to Tackle Supply Chain Threats, Vulnerability Disclosure and More

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | Manufacturing
Four years after the initial iteration was released, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecu... Read More

City of Tacoma’s MBDA Business Center Named Public Agency of the Year 

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Manufacturing
Tacoma, Wash. — The City of Tacoma’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center has been named Public Agency of the Year by the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Dev... Read More

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