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Michael Stoeger

Investment Funds for Disrupting the Built Environment Value Chain

Are you an innovator with an idea to disrupt the built environment value chain? The InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Needs You! Yes, you. CertainTeed, Saint-Gobain NOVA and Greentown Labs are actively seeking applicants for InNOVAte 2019, a six-month accelerator program looking for entrepreneurs with an eye to…

Inspiring Diversity Grant

Launch a new diversity and equity program at your small business with help from Prosper Portland! The Inspiring Diversity Grant is a new pilot program for small, traded-sector employers located in the City of Portland. We are offering grant funding of up to $10,000 per company to inspire creative equity-related…

Oregon Manufacturers Gift Guide – 2018

The weather is getting colder, the mountains are blanketed in snow and the season for gift giving is once again here! OMEP works with some amazing Oregon Companies that are sure to bring a holiday smile to the faces of your closest family and friends. OROX Leather Rich with…

GoGetter: A New Resource for those in the Skilled Trades Industry

At OMEP, we get frequent requests from manufacturers that are wondering about manufacturing specific job forums and community boards. A newly released platform by the name GoGetter (while still in the early stages) could end up being a big help to those of you that have…

Manufacturing Day 2018!

WHAT IS MANUFACTURING DAY? Manufacturing Day® is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day® officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year being Oct 5, 2018—any day can be a Manufacturing Day®. Companies and community organizations should plan their events on…