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State launches interactive data tool to help leaders plan and track recovery efforts across regions, sectors and demographics

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | News Release
OLYMPIA, WA – Leaders worldwide and locally are facing the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. The trajectory for recovery will be very different depending on where you live, who... Read More

Governor Inslee observes October as Manufacturing Month

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce, Event
Earlier today, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed October as Manufacturing Month. Impact Washington would like to thank the Governor and his team for this proclamation and their su... Read More

Manufacturing Day Is Here!

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce, Event
Manufacturing Day is an annual event that occurs on the first Friday of every October and is an opportunity for manufacturers to highlight their work and energize a future pipeline of skilled workers.... Read More

State to provide $300K in emergency grants to Washington shellfish growers

Departments of Commerce and Agriculture partner with Impact Washington to create Shellfish Seed Bank, offering up to $5,000 to shellfish growers severely impacted by COVID-19 OLYMPIA, WA -- T... Read More

Recycled Paper Barging and its importance to Washington State Mills are the focus of the recently release Whitepaper.

Monday, September 14, 2020 | News Release
JOINT PRESS RELEASE  Washington Maritime Blue investigates circular economy opportunities for the Recycled Paper Industry and Acceleration of Innovation in Maritime Decarbonization. Recycled ... Read More

DFARS and Understanding the DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Training Set for Early Fall

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, News Release
Cybersecurity readiness training promises to help clear roadblocks to new certification requirements for Washington State Defense Contractors Impact Washington, the go-to consulting agency for ... Read More

Washington State Department of Commerce Invests in Defense Manufacturers with Cybersecurity Training

Monday, August 17, 2020 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, News Release
Partnership with Impact Washington will provide Defense Manufacturers with actionable steps to comply with emerging cybersecurity standards. Deloit R. Wolfe Jr., President, and Center Director of Im... Read More

Impact Washington Announces Availability of $1.2M in CARES Act Funds to Aid Washington Based Manufacturers Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19
Impact Washington, the Washington State MEP Center, is inviting Washington based US Small-and medium-sized manufacturers (SME's) to apply for CARES Act Recovery Assistance funds. These funds provide s... Read More

Phase 2 Safety and Health Requirements for WA Manufacturers to Open

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
Washington has been staying home and saving lives since the start of our statewide stay-at-home order issued on March 23, 2020. These efforts have allowed the state to move forward on our roadmap... Read More

A Message to Washington State Businesses from the Employment Security Department

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | News Release, Workforce, COVID-19
April 15, 2020 A message to Washington State businesses from the Employment Security Department   Dear Employers,   During these unprecedented times, we know that you are doi... Read More
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