We Work Side by Side with Oregon Manufacturers

We draw on our team’s significant depth and breadth of real-world manufacturing experience bringing a thoughtful problem-solving approach to eliminating obstacles companies face. With our roots in lean as a business operating philosophy, we leverage these methodologies to provide solutions in Manufacturing Operations, Business Financials & Strategy and Organizational Development to be Oregon manufacturer’s source for growth and prosperity.

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  • THE NEXT STEPS: POLICIES, PRACTICES & PROCEDURES IN A POST-COVID WORKPLACE June 16, 2021. Manufacturing industry business leaders are rapidly entering a new reality in which some, but unlikely all of your employees have been fully vaccinated. With new scientific data and recommendations released daily, it’s possible herd immunity may be a long shot, and COVID variants may be here to stay. The question…

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  • Multi-state Webinar: Demystifying GSFI, SQF, and Other Third-Party Audits June 22, 2021. Join us for a complimentary webinar presented by GaMEP, CIRAS (Iowa), OMEP (Oregon), & TechHelp (Idaho). As a food manufacturing business, do you struggle to understand what a third-party audit requires? Or maybe you’ve heard about BRC, SQF, GFSI, AIB, NSF, etc., but are not sure what these acronyms stand…

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My past experience with other Lean consultants was they would come in, give some base information, point out all your failures, and then leave. I am very glad that you and OMEP do not operate in that manner. To have OMEP truly come alongside and partner with us, to get down in the trenches with us, has been both refreshing and rewarding. It has been hard work, but we can all see the progress that has been made since we began this journey together.

Kevin Hanson
Director of Operations
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We were in business 32 years before we engaged with OMEP. We have learned more in the last three years than the last three decades. Business owners are confident by nature. It has been humbling to discover what we didn’t know. I’m here to tell you that no matter how good you think you are, you have lots of room to get better. OMEP has changed our world. In some areas of our warehouse we are processing orders 3 times faster than we were before our engagement. OMEP found a way to get us to forget our egos and find better, simple solutions.

Jeff Wirkkala
Owner, Hardwood Industries
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OMEP's continued involvement is vital to our success and the development of manufacturing practices necessary to compete in the global economy. I believe that OMEP's program is critical to the success of manufacturing in the State of Oregon. Domestic manufacturers provide living wage jobs and organizations such as OMEP are essential in keeping manufacturing alive and well in the United States”

Alvin Elbert
President, A.R.E. Manufacturing
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You are the best kind of advisor, a selfless one. It is exceedingly rare.

Dan Klock
CEO, Bridgetown Bakery
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Working with OMEP this past year has truly been an incredibly rewarding experience. The depth of knowledge and resources that they have brought to our business is immense. We are a healthier organization today because of the relationship that has been created between the two of us.

Ben Zimmerman
Operations Manager, Composite Approach
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