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The Impact of Manufacturing Day 2019 in Washington—and How to Get Involved.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 | Workforce Development, Manufacturing Day
Manufacturers across the country are preparing for Manufacturing Day® 2019, or MFG Day. Arriving October 4 this year, MFG Day is designed to inspire and recruit the next generation of manufacturer... Read More

FREE Manufacturing Innovation and New Technology Adoption Forums

Join us at an upcoming forum where we’d like to share the topline results from the recent Manufacturing Innovation and New Technology Adoption Study and see if it resonates with you. Impact Wa... Read More

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 | News Release
(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. ... Read More

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

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | News Release, Workforce Development
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 Development
Washington’s Economy is Booming – Are you experiencing the boom in your business, organization, and community? REGISTER TODAY for the Business Breakfast (7:30am-9:00am), the Rural Communi... 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 | News Release, Food and Beverage
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 broader s... Read More

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

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | Manufactured in WA Highlight
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 c... 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 | Workforce Development
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