Portland Made – Continuous Improvement: The Power of Productivity at Scale

Portland Made – Continuous Improvement: The Power of Productivity at Scale

If you want to make the most of your existing space, employees, production methods, and resources, this event is for you. Discover how the principles of “Lean” methodology can transform your business. Lean is the relentless elimination of waste in any business that makes products. We will look at how…

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…

PNDC: BIS Complying with Export Controls

This two-day program is led by BIS’s professional counseling staff, provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements under these regulations. Presenters will conduct a number of “hands-on” exercises that will…

Oregon Trade Mission to Fine Food 2019

Australia’s largest exhibition for the food and beverage industry, Fine Food Australia, is an international event showcasing the latest innovations in food, beverages, and equipment. Fine Food focuses on bakery, confectionery, dairy, meat & seafood, natural products and equipment for retail, catering, and hospitality. Visit the Fine…

Portland Mini Maker Faire

The Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. You can view more information on our website: https://portland.makerfaire.com/…

SEDCOR: Annual Awards Celebration

Believing it is important to recognize the outstanding work of its members, SEDCOR hosts an awards lunch to honor the work done by businesses and organization who support local economic development. SEDCOR presents awards for Community Service, Business Partner of the Year, Outstanding Public/Private Partnership, Agri-Business of the Year, Innovative…

The Anatomy of a Campaign – Facebook and Instagram Ads (on a budget)

At this month’s Maker Meetup, we’ll break down how to launch an effective ad campaign on social media. Do you ever wonder about whether you should take the opportunity to advertise your brand online? Ever felt like paying for sponsored posts on social media wouldn’t result in new customers? Did…

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…

One Thing You Need To Do To Save Your Computers From Virus Attacks

Laptops and PCs lock and freeze all the time, right? It’s no big deal, we all know to “turn it off and on again.” It’s a pretty standard problem and one that happens daily in your business. You have your security firewalls all up to date with premium security and…