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The Manufacturers’ Guide to Finding and Retaining Talent

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
  Steps that will help you improve and enhance your employee recruitment, retention, and engagement Employees matter. They are difficult to find and hard to replace, especially in today’s... Read More

Hackers Are Getting Sharper Than Ever - It’s Time To Make Sure Your Cybersecurity System Is Too

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
Cybersecurity is an essential measure when it comes to protecting your manufacturing company against cyber threats and attacks. As the online world is continually growing, adapting, and containin... Read More

Coaching for Process, Energy, and Environmental Improvement

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 | Lean, Manufacturing, Lean and Green
It’s hard to see opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction when you’re focused on running a business day-to-day. Break out of your usual routine, use new tools, and see y... Read More

Impact Washington Expands Team to Better Serve the Manufacturing Community

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release
     Center Welcomes Project Logistics Coordinator and IT Manager Impact Washington – NIST MEP  welcomes Anibeth Ruiz as Project Logistics Coordinator an... Read More

Impact Washington Staff join members from other NIST MEP Centers for the Tab Wilkins Emerging MEP Leaders program.

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release
  A few weeks ago, Damon Nix, CSP, Director of Business Development, and Miguel Angel Moreno Hierro our, Small and Rural Manufacturers Account Executive, traveled to Knoxville... Read More

Lean Warehouse Management May Be Just What Your Warehouse Needs

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | Lean, Manufacturing
Manufacturers are always looking for ways to produce faster results and improve efficiency. When applied effectively to your day-to-day manufacturing procedures, lean warehouse management does just... Read More

Fresh Ideas to Effectively Attract and Retain Talent

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
How to Effectively Attract and Retain Talent Today's talent market is more chaotic and competitive than ever. With the "Great Resignation," employers have seen people leave their jobs in large numb... Read More

The Six Words That Will Massively Improve Your Employee Recruitment in 2022

Friday, April 22, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
    Hiring in 2022 has been a difficult process, as many manufacturing companies have found. People have been accustomed to working from home for the past two years and let’s be hon... Read More

How to Scout for Your Next Business Growth Opportunity

Monday, April 18, 2022 | Manufacturing, Growth and Innovation
  Taking advantage of business growth opportunities is imperative for creating and sustaining a successful manufacturing company. The recent Covid-19 pandemic caused massive supply chain is... Read More

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