Why You Know More About Industry 4.0 Than You Think

Why You Know More About Industry 4.0 Than You Think

Originally Published through the NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog Credit: iStock/ipopba If industrial manufacturing had a buzzword of the decade, it might be “Industry 4.0.” The concept is inescapable, yet it can be hard to define, especially for small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs). After all, SMMs’ capabilities, needs,…

Fresh Buzz about potential tariff Roll-Backs

Please join the Maritime Commerce Club as we kick off our 2019-2020 discussion series with this special educational breakfast focusing on this ongoing topic. Review the FRESH BUZZ about potential tariff Roll-Backs from Peter, then RSVP for this industry breakfast to ask all your questions!   Wednesday, November 13, 2019…

Portland Business Journal Makers & Manufacturing Awards

Come meet the leaders of one of Oregon’s largest and most important industries, manufacturing! Plus we’ll award the top manufacturers in our state! See which companies are driving this economy. ABOUT THE EVENT: Each year the Portland Business Journal honors the region’s top manufacturing companies who drive our economy with…

BIW Cohort with Prosper Portland

Stabilize and Scale Your Business As a business owner with limited capacity, how do you prioritize decision making to grow your company’s profitability? OMEP invites you to participate in the Business Innovation Workshop Cohort which is designed to teach the principles and execution of a continuous improvement business model so…

2019 OEDA Annual Conference

Each year, the state’s economic development community gathers at the Oregon Economic Development Association’s (OEDA) Annual Conference. This year, the Annual Conference will take place in Salem, Oregon – at the Salem Convention Center adjoining The Grand Hotel. Attendees will gain the latest knowledge on tools, programs, and connections to drive…

How to Take a Proactive Approach to Marketing Your Machine Shop

Does most of your business stem from less than 10 customers? If so does it keep you up at night wondering what would happen to your business if one or more of those customers took their orders elsewhere? It’s incredibly important to develop a proactive approach to diversifying your customer…

Machine Shop Sales and Growth Webinar

Most machine shops share a common thread: wanting to grow, but not quite sure how to go about growing and how to manage that growth. Does this sound familiar to you? If so, this webinar will teach you some best practices for how to go about turning this challenge into…

Reduce Your Company’s Tax Liability to Reinvest in Your Employees

By Roy Deaver, Partner, International Services; Mark Woodward, Partner, State & Local Tax Services; and Susan Mehlman, Director, Compensation & Benefits Tax Services Your employees can be among your most valuable assets—and retaining and attracting top talent is vital to your company’s financial success. With competition fierce and workers…

How Manufacturers Can Detect, Prevent, And Deter Fraud

Emily Bradford, a Senior Manager at Geffen Mesher, recently recorded a thought leadership podcast with the Portland Business Journal. She spoke at length about why manufacturers are particularly susceptible to fraud, how business owners can recover when fraud does occur, and what Geffen Mesher does to prevent…

Fall 2018 Meet The Primes

2018 Fall Meet the Primes – Clackamas Community College, Milwaukie Prepare for current and future projects Get pre-qualified with GCs Meet with state certification specialists Maximize state certifications through unique public contracts Understand how state certification helps you to grow your business. REGISTER HERE!…