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Jasmine Agnor

Mechatronics Program Request

PCC is developing a mechatronics program designed to meet industry’s evolving needs in the areas of electrical and mechanical maintenance and automation. We recognize that “Mechatronics” is a broad field, and have focused our program design on the following objectives: Program content should be highly relevant to local industries and employers’ needs,…

ISCO Manufacturing Solutions Achieves AS9100D Certification

Established in 1973, ISCO Manufacturing Solutions (ISCO) is a precision machine shop and manufacturing facility specializing in CNC Machining, Fabrication and Assembly. Located in Bend Oregon, ISCO serves customers in many industries including Aerospace, Electronics, Medical Equipment, Industrial Manufacturing and Construction. Typical projects range from one-off R&D, to long…

Smart Manufacturing Survey from University of California, Irvine: Your chance to voice your opinion!

Do you work in a small or medium manufacturing firm (fewer than 500 employees)? Or do you work with such companies as a consultant? Consider donating 10-15 minutes of your time! You could win a gift card of $500! With your help, this will be the largest national study ever…

New Alliance Announced to Serve Mid-Willamette Valley Businesses

In Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley, the partnership of Chemeketa Community College, the Small Business Development Center, the Willamette Workforce Partnership, the Strategic Economic Development Corporation, and the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership form a coalition of organizations with resources designed to strengthen the region’s manufacturers…

Supplier Scouting with OMEP

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy and create two-thirds of net new jobs that drive U.S. innovation and competitiveness. During this difficult time, manufacturers are looking for any opportunity to not only support their bottom line but also ramp up production of critically needed items. Enter the…

Happy Thanksgiving from OMEP

This season, and always, OMEP is grateful for the Oregon manufacturing community we have the pleasure of serving. 2020, in particular, has held a myriad of challenges, and we want to congratulate all of you for working tirelessly to continue to build your manufacturing businesses in spite of the difficulties.

Manufacturing Resource Meeting: You’re Invited!

Every other week OMEP joins Prosper Portland to host a statewide Manufacturing Resource Meeting discussion. This a casual conversation and open discussion time for manufacturers from across the state to share the challenges and successes they’re facing, connect with one another and learn from an expert. During these meetings…

Manufacturing Matters Oregon – Season 2 of the Podcast

OMEP is pleased to announce the second season of our new collaborative podcast, Manufacturing Matters Oregon. Hosted by our very own Linda Wechsler,  this podcast is dedicated to telling the stories of Northwest manufacturers. USiA and KAM Apparel Episode one of our second…

Join the Built Oregon Marketplace

Calling all Direct to Consumer Manufacturers Built Oregon has Launched an Oregon Products Online Marketplace, and You’re Invited to Join All Oregon-based direct-to-consumer manufacturers are invited to join the Built Oregon Marketplace. As a not-for-profit Built Oregon has established a low-cost route to market that showcases local sellers,…

Governor Brown Announces Free Masks and Gloves for Small Businesses

Today Governor Brown announced a new program to provide masks and gloves to small businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor, in partnership with the Oregon Legislature’s Emergency Board, allocated $10 million from the federal CARES Act funding for the purchase of protective supplies. The state of…