Impact Washington Boosts Support for New Manufacturing, Rural and Underserved Business Clients

Reorganization puts more resources in the field to help Washington manufacturers innovate, grow and reach new markets Bothell, WA (Oct. 25, 2019)  – Impact Washington will boost outreach and services to its new manufacturing clients, underserved small and rural businesses, and local food manufacturers, under a reorganization announced this week. Impact Washington’s newly streamlined Client and […]

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Learn What NIST SP 800-171 is and Who Needs to Follow It?

This article originally appeared on IndustryWeek. Guest blog post by Traci Spencer, Grant Program Manager for TechSolve, Inc., the southwest regional partner of the Ohio MEP, part of the MEP National NetworkTM. Manufacturers involved in supply chains tied to government contracts can anticipate those awards bringing in additional revenue at levels that might not be […]

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5 WAYS TO BE CYBER SECURE AT WORK

Businesses face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. In 2018, the U.S. business sector had the largest number of data breaches ever recorded: 571 breaches. Cybercriminals often rely on human error—employees failing to install software patches or clicking on malicious links—to gain access to systems. From the top leadership to the newest employee, […]

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Impact Washington Becomes Official Sponsor of the Women In Manufacturing Association (WiM) Washington Chapter

The Women in Manufacturing® Association (WiM) Washington Chapter today, announced that Impact Washington has signed on as an Official Sponsor of the newly formed Chapter. The sponsorship supports the local Chapter and their ability to market and activate on a statewide level throughout the year, including at significant events, tradeshows, and much more. “The partnership […]

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Governor Jay Inslee Recognizes the Significance of National Manufacturing Day

Released on Friday, September 27, Governor Jay Inslee signed a proclamation recognizing the significance and importance of observing National Manufacturing Day in Washington State. The manufacturing sector plays an integral part of our state economic and workforce development. We’d like to extend a thank you to all companies and associations who are opening their doors […]

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Industry & Education Unite for Career Exploration and Student Choices! 

Held annually on the first Friday in October, ​Manufacturing Day​ is a nation-wide celebration to introduce students to excellent careers at local companies needing new fresh-minded employees. The first goal is to encourage local companies to open their doors to students, parents, teachers and community leaders, showcasing great opportunities and changing perceptions about manufacturing jobs […]

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Lean into Sustainability with Impact Washington and Washington State Department of Ecology

Impact Washington and Washington State Department of Ecology have partnered to offer a customized lean and green program to Washington manufacturers. Lean: Manufacturers are cutting costs and increasing efficiency. Green: Customers are buying from green companies. Make your operations Lean and Green to stay ahead of the curve. By using lean practices and environmental methods […]

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Impact Washington Launches New Visual Identity to Strengthen and Focus Company Position

Big news! Today, we’re releasing an updated brand identity, which includes a new logo, colors, and fonts. You’ll see the new look anywhere we’re out like events, our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. We believe the new look better reflects our mission – to be the leading provider of value-driven solutions for manufacturers in Washington […]

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