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Celebrating Oregon Manufacturer’s Support for Critical Workers

At OMEP we are constantly impressed by the resiliency and creativity of Oregon manufacturers. Challenging times highlight this creativity in an even bigger way. We have gratitude for the many NW manufacturers who have made quick adjustments to their normal processes in order to help produce products that are critically…

Covid-19 Critical Supply Opportunities for Oregon Manufacturers

If you are an Oregon manufacturer who currently produces one or more of the products below, please send your company contact information and relevant details to jagnor@omep.org and we will pass this on to the appropriate contacts. Looking for Domestic PPE? You can find it here CURRENT STATE PROCESS…

PCC, partners dig into new era for training in Columbia County

Originally Published on PCC News: Photos and Story by James Hill Left to right, PCC OMIC Director Andrew Lattanner, PCC Board Trustee Tiffani Penson, State Sen. Betsy Johnson, PCC Board Chair Jim Harper, PCC President Mark Mitsui, OMIC R&D…

Oregon Manufacturers Gift Guide – 2019

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting colder, the mountains are getting fresh coats of snow, and the season for gift-giving is right around the corner! If finding the perfect presents for your loved ones leaves you feeling a little anxious, we are here to help. OMEP…

A Visit to The ARMC

OMEP is proud to be a member of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center (OMIC R&D) in Scappoose, Oregon. OMIC is a Research and Development Center “focused on applying new technologies and processes for industrial competitive advantage and academic growth, while inspiring and educating the next generation’s manufacturing workforce.” This…

OMEP DFAR’s RFP

Public Notice The Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Inc. (OMEP) is seeking a qualified Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) IT contractor to assist OMEP in compliance with DFARS regulations. Specific work includes: Assess Current OMEP Compliance State Propose Recommendations for Compliance to Management Develop Roadmap to Achieve Compliance Implement Compliance…

2019 Oregon MFG Day Recap

Thanks to the efforts of 67 manufacturers who opened their doors to host students, as well as the countless partners who coordinated tours, hundreds of students across the state got the first-hand experience with manufacturing. Many students were visiting facilities for the first time.  The OMEP staff participated in several…

How Public Relations Can Work for Your Business

How Public Relations Can Work for Your Business Public Relations (PR) and paid media services can be an extremely effective and quick way to introduce your business to a large-scale audience, drive attendance to your events, your website, and retail spaces, as compared to traditional networking methods. Effectively using PR…

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…