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How Today's Business Workforce Is Changing

Monday, March 29, 2021 | Workforce
  The labor force is changing quickly, and companies must adapt to these changes to stay competitive. Most changes that have occurred are ultimately due to modern technology, but the reality i... Read More

Impact Washington Launches Workforce Development Program

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | Economic Development, News Release, Workforce
New Workforce Solutions System Helps Manufacturing Clients Take a Structured Approach to Manage Their Workplace to Drive Optimal Results and Retain Top Talent. Impact Washington, an affiliate of ... Read More

New Lean and Green Coaching Programs Offer Manufacturers An Affordable Way to Learn and Get Support Implementing a Successful Lean Six Sigma Project

Impact Washington and the Washington State Department of Ecology Announce Two Lean and Green Coaching Programs for Companies to Reduce Waste and Improve Quality.  Companies who are struggling ... Read More

Economic Boom from SAFE Boats New Naval Contract Will Be Heard Around the Region

Tacoma-Pierce County has good reason to celebrate this week, even during a global pandemic, after learning that SAFE Boats International was awarded a $20M lead contract for the U.S. Navy to start con... Read More

Impact Washington Receives PNAA Chairwoman's Award

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Aerospace, News Release
Prestigious Recognition Honors the Company's Significant Contributions to the Growth, Support, and Future of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Industry   Impact Washington, an affiliate o... Read More

Advanced Technology Team Established to Help Manufacturers Solve New or Emerging Manufacturing Challenges

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, Manufacturing, Robotics
As you bring your plant into the next century, Impact Washington has resources available to help you on your journey with Industry 4.0, Cobots, 3D printing, or any other technical challenge you may ha... Read More

Founder’s Choice Cabinetry Wins 2020 National Pollution Prevention Roundtable MVP2 Award

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release
On January 19, members of the Washington Department of Ecology,  Impact Washington, Tacoma Pierce Economic Development Board, and Tacoma Economic Development Services vis... Read More

Reflections on a Manufacturing Advocate - A Tribute to Bill Virgin

Friday, January 8, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release
                        As we begin 2021, a year of hope, potential, and new beginnings, we pay tribute to an advocate... Read More

Impact Washington Invests in Programs and Individuals to help Washington Manufacturers Adapt to New Normal

Friday, December 18, 2020 | News Release
Impact Washington Expands Business Development Team Impact Washington is Investing in Programs and Individuals to help Washington Manufacturers Adapt to New Normal We are pleased to ann... Read More

Manufacturers Share Views on Leadership from the Pandemic Shop Floor

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | Manufacturing, Workforce
In a series called the "National Conversation with Manufacturers” six manufacturing executives share with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partne... Read More