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3 Simple Steps to Recruiting the Right Manufacturing Employees

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 | Workforce Development
Putting Your Best Foot Forward Goes Both Ways in Job Recruitment The manufacturing industry is struggling to get new workers involved. Retaining talent and upskilling the workforce you al... Read More

The LECP Program: Empowering Manufacturers on the Journey of Continuous Improvement

Impact Washington’s Lean Enterprise Certificate Program (LECP) is an exceptional starting point for any manufacturer seeking to embark on a transformative continuous improvement journey. Deve... Read More

Embrace Manufacturing Month WA 2023!

Friday, July 21, 2023 | Manufacturing Day
We are calling all manufacturers and industry enthusiasts! It's time to gear up for Manufacturing Month in Washington, a crucial event with immense significance for the manufacturing sector. As we ... Read More

How Automation Can Help Retain Your Workforce

The Small and Medium Manufacturing Study: Robotics and Technology Engagement conducted early last year confirmed that the top organizational challenges faced by manufacturers today are labor costs ... Read More

Creating an Effective Workforce Development Plan

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 | Workforce Development
Since industrialization shifted its gears and powered its operations mechanically, manufacturers have had to consider what comes next. What new and improved machinery will enhance production and ef... Read More

Impact Washington-NIST MEP Announces the Promotion of Nick Wilkes to Director of Business Development

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 | News Release
  Impact Washington elevates Wilkes to a State-wide leadership position following two years of success in key regional sales role. Impact Washington, an approved center and official r... Read More

Investing in Washington's Supply Chain Resilience: Impact Washington Receives Funding Boost

The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program operated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) within the U.S. Department of Commerce, has recently granted ... Read More

Attention Washington Manufacturers: Empower Your Female Workforce with the WiM Washington Chapter!

Monday, June 19, 2023 | Workforce Development
We are thrilled to present an extraordinary opportunity for manufacturers in Washington. The Women in Manufacturing (WiM) organization, dedicated to empowering women in the industry, has a local ch... Read More

Impact Washington – NIST MEP Welcomes Kelley Sowards as Account Executive and Announces Board Updates

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 | News Release
Personnel Changes Strengthen Manufacturing Expertise with New Regional Leadership and Board Transitions Impact Washington, an approved center and official representative of the MEP National... Read More

Impact Washington – NIST MEP Announces Three Board Members

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 | News Release
New members will enhance the board's focus on the needs of manufacturers around the state. Bothell, WA (May 24, 2023) - Impact Washington, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and ... Read More