NEEA: Industrial Refrigeration Systems Energy Management

NEEA: Industrial Refrigeration Systems Energy Management

With a focus on industrial refrigeration systems that use ammonia as the refrigerant, this training will equip attendees with the knowledge and tools to reduce energy usage and operating costs, and improve the reliability of refrigeration systems. This training will focus on technical basics, operation of refrigeration systems, energy efficiency…

The 16th Annual Bend Venture Conference

The Bend Venture Conference, hosted by EDCO, is the largest Angel Conference in the Pacific Northwest. October 17-18, 2019 Last year, 600 attendees, 50 prominent investors, and over 70 companies joined us for a celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation. Investments, awards, and prizes of over $1.8 million opened the opportunity for multiple…

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…

OMIC Training Event: Tool Wear master Class

Attend a Master Class at OMIC R&D with Urmaze Naterwalla, Team Leader for Machining Solutions at Boeing Portland. Tool Wear and its Relationship to Machining Concepts is designed for machinists, applied engineers, and others interested in tool wear in subtractive manufacturing. You will learn critical insights related…

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…

EOU: Introductory Quickbooks Class

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, August 1st from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., the EOU Small Business Development Center will be hosting a desktop QuickBooks course (bring your laptop). The instructor will be Emily Becktold, CPA from Guyer & Associates. The class will be held in the Integrated Services Building at…

Moss Adams: Increase Efficiency and Safety with Better Internal and Performance Auditing

Effective risk mitigation, strong internal controls, and efficient operations are the cornerstones of successful organizations. Join us for part one of our internal audit webinar series in which we’ll address how a comprehensive internal audit program can help your organization enhance efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, and safety, while better meeting regulatory…

Oregon’s New Commercial Activity Tax Law Could Affect Manufacturers

By: Ashley Klaus In May 2019, Governor Kate Brown signed into law HB 3427A (the Commercial Activity Tax) after the bill successfully moved through the House and the Senate. The bill will impose an annual tax, beginning in 2020, on all commercial activity — regardless of the business entity…

Toyota Kata: A Lean Strategy for Keeping Up with the Pace of Change

By: Brian Lagas “Why are our changeovers taking so long?” If you’ve asked this question on the shop floor, more than likely you were met with blank stares by your employees. Open-ended questions like this are overwhelming, so employees try to find quick answers that don’t…

Made In Bend Tour

EDCO’s Made in Bend Tour + Annual Membership Meeting is back for its third year. Join us at this members-only event for an afternoon of fun as we tour EarthCruiser, KAWAK Aviation and Brian’s Cabinets #inBend to find out how these things are made. We’ll start the event at Spider City Brewing with…