Five Reasons you Should Attend the 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit

Five Reasons you Should Attend the 2020 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit

In just over a week, OMEP will host the 7th annual Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit. If you haven’t signed up yet, consider the following five reasons to join 300 other local manufacturers for an unforgettable experience. 1. AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE DESIGNED JUST FOR YOU After careful testing, OMEP…

Northwest Food and Beverage World

Register today to be a part of Northwest Food & Beverage World in Spokane, WA February 17-19, 2020! 300+ booths in the trade show and 30+ breakout sessions will expose you and 4000 attendees to industry experts and suppliers to help catapult your business to the next level. Tuesday’s breakfast keynote…

Behind the Scenes Tour with Pratt & Larson Tile

The Central Eastside Industrial Council is proud to kick off a four part Behind the Scenes Tour Series through a partnership with Portland Made. The Behind the Scenes Tours pull back the curtains on the most innovative manufacturing and entrepreneurship in Portland’s Central…

PNDC Supply Chain Opportunities Conference

Through a combination of presentations and roundtable discussions, this Supply Chain Opportunities Conference is designed to help companies develop new knowledge, new contacts, and most importantly, new business. This is a unique opportunity for manufacturers to network with primes and each other. In addition, several 25-minute roundtable discussions with…

Preparing for a New Decade of U.S. Manufacturing

By: Nico Thomas Credit: iStock/B4LLS Each new year brings about a period of reflection, where one can think back on the path that the previous year took us on. The coming year represents an even larger opportunity for reflection as the world enters a new decade. Reflection provides…

Portland Made: Instagram Deep Dive

So you have an Instagram profile for your business… now what? During this session you will walk through best practices for how to post, when to post, best use of hashtags as well as when to use posts vs stories, how to use Instagram Insights to help refine your…

The Manufacturing Landscape: Looking Back and Looking Forward

By: Ken Voytek Credit: iStock/zhudifeng I find that every so often it is good to step back and think about the current state of manufacturing in the broadest sense. We all see bits and pieces as part of our daily work with manufacturers across the country and from…

EMA/ERA New Year Kick-Off & Networking Social

EMA / ERA New Year Kick-Off & Networking Social Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM We’re Launching the New Year with Our January Networking Social Event Be Social! Whether you’re new to the electronics manufacturing industry, or have been part of the EMA or ERA for…

Manufacturing Matters Oregon Podcast

OMEP is pleased to announce the launch of a new collaborative podcast, Manufacturing Matters Oregon. Hosted by our very own Linda Wechsler,  this podcast is dedicated to telling the stories of Northwest manufacturers. The concept originated during an Industrial Districts Meeting Group, a…

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,…