Impact Washington Joins MEP Centers in Idaho and Montana in Effort to Broaden Food Safety Resources, and Partnership hires Jolene Cram to Lead Collaboration

As a result of a new partnership that includes Impact Washington and related manufacturing outreach services in Idaho and Montana, Washington food and beverage producers now have access to a wider set of resources for complying with safety regulations. The partnership, which includes Idaho’s TechHelp and the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC), is an initiative […]

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We Extend a Warm Welcome to Visual Options as our Latest Made in Washington Member

Specializing in all things unique – let us introduce you to Tacoma, Washington based Visual Options our Latest Made in Washington member. Visual Options is a women owned, custom fabrication company that develops, designs, and manufactures unique products and solutions for businesses and individuals. Utilizing numerous materials, their team moves from design ideation to project […]

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If there was a program that would help you pay to train your staff, would you take advantage of it?

Upskilling Staff Through Training: The Future of Work Program & Impact Washington – an interview with Geoff Lawrence Or listen to the podcast at:  Talent Magnet podcast site, Apple iTunes, or Google Play. Geoff Lawrence, Account Executive with Impact Washington, was recently interviewed on the latest “Talent Magnet” podcast.  In it he, as well Robert Bishop […]

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Washington’s Export Voucher Program Can Reimburse Qualified Companies Up to $5,000

Washington state’s export voucher program can offer qualified companies up to $5,000 for international market expansion activities. Export vouchers can provide reimbursement for qualifying export expenses, including attendance at international trade shows, like the following. Arab Health 2019 | Jan. 28–31 | Dubai, UAE Medical Japan | Feb. 20–22 | Osaka, Japan International Dental Show […]

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Tool Gauge Receives Grant to Bring 100 New Aerospace Jobs to Tacoma

Tacoma-based aerospace parts manufacturer Tool Gauge recently received a $125,000 grant for the hiring of approximately 100 new workers and the advanced training of 50 current employees. The grant was awarded by the Washington State Department of Commerce, in partnership with the Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County and Impact Washington. Tool Gauge, a family-owned […]

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From Buying to Building Talent

In my thirty years working with you all in manufacturing and helping you with workforce development and training, I have constantly heard the concern that finding and keeping talent is one of the biggest challenges you face, whether in times of a more plentiful labor pool, or in tight labor markets like today’s. As the […]

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Impact Washington Center Director Press Release

Date of release: October 11, 2018 From: Impact Washington Board of Directors To: Agencies, Ecosystem partners, all employees and all Resource Partners Informational Contact:     Jessica Ingle Operations and HR Manager Impact Washington www.impactwashington.org 3303 Monte Villa Parkway | Suite 340 Bothell, WA 98021 Phone: 425-344-7501 Direct: 425-287-6805 Impact Washington Chairman, Joe Heim announced today […]

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NIST Updates Cybersecurity Framework to Tackle Supply Chain Threats, Vulnerability Disclosure and More

Four years after the initial iteration was released, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The framework was developed to be a voluntary, risk-based framework to improve cybersecurity for critical infrastructure in the United States. It’s the result of a President Obama-issued […]

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City of Tacoma’s MBDA Business Center Named Public Agency of the Year 

Tacoma, Wash. — The City of Tacoma’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center has been named Public Agency of the Year by the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (MSDC). “It is an honor to accept this award on behalf of the City of Tacoma’s MBDA Business Center,” said MBDA Business Center Director Linda […]

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