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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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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Impact Washington Welcomes New Board Member: Mary Tedd Allen

Impact Washington is pleased to announce that Mary Tedd Allen has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Allen has significant senior management and executive leadership experience totaling more than 25 years in the Biotechnology and Semiconductor industry sectors, where she has been responsible for the research and operations functions. “We are pleased to welcome Mary […]

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Washington State Manufacturing Technology Adoption Survey

Help Us Understand Your Technology Adoption and Related Workforce Concerns – Take The SURVEY Now. The Washington State Legislature recently created the Future of Work Task Force, to address rapid changes in the manufacturing workplace. The Legislature charged the Task Force to prepare Washington state for a workplace that will feature automation, artificial intelligence, and […]

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