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The Produce Safety Rule and FSMA

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Food and Beverage
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January 4, 2011. It is the most sweeping reform of the United States’ food safety laws in over 70 years. The overall objective of ... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, May 5, 2017 | Manufactured in WA Highlight
This may be an old map of Walla Walla. . . but not much has changed! There are days when traveling in rural Washington truly feels like stepping back in time. What IS This Foreign Object? ... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, April 21, 2017 | Manufactured in WA Highlight
  Paul and Paradisos del Sol. Winemaking in Washington is a booming industry and it is the passion of our winemakers. Combining that passion, a prime location with&nbs... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, April 14, 2017 | Manufactured in WA Highlight
Owner Daniel Flathers is an artisan and creates extremely detailed furniture pieces, custom signs, and custom cabinetry for jobs small and large. You can find amazing things in East and Central ... Read More

An Expert’s Thoughts on the Toyota Kata Summit

Monday, March 6, 2017 | Operational Excellence
  Steve Winters, Account Executive – Northwest Washington Steve has been associated with Impact Washington since 2000, with 10 years on the Board of Directors, two of which as Board Chair.... Read More

Preventive Controls for Animal Food

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Food and Beverage
Craig Doan is an Account Executive with Impact Washington who has 30+ years in the food industry and academics specializing in food safety, food processing, and food product innovation. The FDA Fo... Read More

What Is the Defintion of Manufacturing? And Why Is It Important?

The latest Congressional Research Service Report was published on February 6, 2017. Read it in its entirety here.   Read More

Attending Events Like the ISO 9001/AS9100 Standards Change: One Day Seminar Can Make Things Clear

Friday, February 3, 2017 | Operational Excellence
By Kristin Kautz, SW Washington Account Executive Recently, Impact Washington hosted an ISO 9001/AS9100 Standards Change: One Day Seminar held in Vancouver, WA.  It proved to be just what th... Read More

Happy Holidays From Impact Washington

Saturday, December 24, 2016 | News Release
It is hard to believe that 2016 is drawing to a close.  It was another busy year, filled with wonderful opportunties, partnering with so many incredible manufacturers in Washington State. It is... Read More

New Aerospace Supply Chain Quality Management Requirements

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | Operational Excellence, Supply Chain
Guest blog post by Marcia Buser and Tristan Buser-Molatore In our last blog post, we reported on the new aerospace quality requirements for preventing counterfeit products as presented at the Americ... Read More