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Bringing Science On the Road - #MFGDAY16

Friday, September 23, 2016 | Workforce Development, Manufacturing Day
Everyone agrees:  We need to get the youth of America excited about manufacturing. Doing that can prove challenging, but one unique program, the PlastiVan, is getting the job done. “The P... Read More

Bringing Manufacturing Day 2016 Home

Friday, September 16, 2016 | Workforce Development, Manufacturing Day
The first proclamation for #MFGDay16 came from right here in Washington state when Governor Jay Inslee declared that Friday, October 7 would officially be Manufacturing Day. The best way to cel... Read More

Getting Involved On Manufacturing Day 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016 | Workforce Development, Manufacturing Day
  While any day can be manufacturing day, the official Manufacturing Day is coming soon on Friday, October 7, 2016. What is Manufacturing Day? MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions abou... Read More

Considering Human Factors Requirements in ISO 9001 & AS9100

Friday, September 2, 2016 | Operational Excellence
Guest blog post by Marcia Buser and Tristan Buser-Molatore In our last blog post, we reported on changes coming to the aerospace quality management standards that we learned about at the American Ae... Read More

What’s New With AS9100: Highlights from the 2016 RMC Aerospace Auditors Conference

Friday, August 26, 2016 | Operational Excellence
Guest Bloggers Tristan Buser-Molatore and Marcia Buser Every year the Registration Management Committee of the American Aerospace Quality Group holds a workshop to update aerospace auditors on ... Read More

Any Day Can Be Manufacturing Day

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Workforce Development, Manufacturing Day
What is Manufacturing Day? Manufacturing Day℠ is a grassroots movement of manufacturers dedicated to overcoming the shared challenges facing manufacturers today.  One of the biggest of the... Read More

Workforce Program A Big Hit With Local Manufacturers

Friday, July 22, 2016 | Workforce Development
43 Clark County manufacturers are taking advantage of the Make it in Washington program This post originally appeared in a July 15, 2016 issue of The Vancouver Business Journal. The loss of Ame... Read More

What’s next for Southwest Washington’s manufacturing scene?

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | News Release
While the last few years have been vital for manufacturing in Southwest Washington, leaders in economic development are busy working to grow the industry now and in the years to come. To do that, of... Read More

How Next-Gen Lean Can Save Defense Manufacturers

Impact Washington is working to save family wage jobs through the Defense Manufacturing Pilot Program Thousands of Washingtonians count on small and medium-size manufacturers for family wage jobs. Bu... Read More

Announcing the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI)

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 | News Release
At Impact Washington, our mission is to help Manufacturing companies in Washington State grow. I’m excited to announce a new partner program that is aligned with this mission, the National Netwo... Read More