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Jasmine Agnor

Now Launching: The Factory of Tomorrow

Many manufacturers in Oregon have felt that advanced technologies were out of reach, whether due to lack of budget or lack of on-staff technical expertise. As Covid-19 has caused supply chain disruptions and production challenges, it is clear that now more than ever, utilizing technologies is…

Can a SWOT Analysis Help Me Find Opportunities for Growth?

This is a guest blog post from our fellow member of the MEP National Network, DVIRC A SWOT analysis, a common tool for evaluating your company’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT), is valuable for a variety of strategic efforts: sales and marketing, new product development, growth planning, the list goes on. It…

Covid-19 Impact on Oregon Manufacturers: Take the Survey

As we are moving towards reopening throughout Oregon, OMEP wants to continue to meet the needs of manufacturing businesses. To serve best, we need to understand how Covid-19 has affected and continues to affect manufacturers in Oregon, specifically.

An Update on the 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OMEP has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit scheduled for October 9th In lieu of the statewide in-person event, we will be presenting a series of regional manufacturing summits throughout 2020 and 2021. These intimate virtual and…

Social Distancing Best Practices for Manufacturers

As Oregon begins reopening, things are going to be a little different in the workplace – especially for manufacturers. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen many questions about how to safely operate, and what social distancing should look like on the factory floor. The idea of maintaining a minimum…

Covid-19 Response Resources

As manufacturers seek to implement best practices in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, OMEP has developed a set of resources to support efforts to continue safe operations. Let us know how Covid-19 is impacting your business. Take our 1-minute survey These resources are the result of the evaluation and…

Accessing and Providing Domestic PPE Supplies

As the state works toward recovery and counties begin the reopening process, demand for PPE continues to grow. We’ve received questions from many businesses about where they can find domestically sourced PPE. Additionally, we have many Oregon manufacturers who are making PPE. Here are a few actions you can take:…

New Webinar Series from OMEP

During these uncertain times, OMEP staff are standing by to provide resources for Oregon’s manufacturers. We are releasing a series of free webinars on a variety of topics designed to provide constructive information to manufacturers about successfully managing their businesses now and in the future.One important…

POSTPONED – 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit

We are extremely disappointed to announce that we are postponing the 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit, originally scheduled for Friday, March 13th. With recent COVID 19 outbreaks in Washington and Clark county growing, and a state of emergency declared, we have determined to take a cautious approach…

Five Reasons you Should Attend the 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit

In just over a week, OMEP will host the 7th annual Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit. If you haven’t signed up yet, consider the following five reasons to join 300 other local manufacturers for an unforgettable experience. 1. AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE DESIGNED JUST FOR YOU After careful testing, OMEP…