The Value Stream

An Oregon Manufacturers' Resource

Construction, Engineering, Building Materials & Products from Moss Adams

Thanks to the generosity of Moss Adams, we’re able to share insights from their Construction, Engineering, Building Materials & Products Market Monitor with you. The Market Monitor keeps you abreast of events, trends, and market forces that shape and guide these industries. READ MORE >…

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…

American Made Challenge

Accelerator for U.S. Domestic Energy and Global Business Opportunities The American-Made Challenges incentivize the nation’s entrepreneurs to strengthen American leadership in energy innovation and domestic manufacturing. These new challenges seek to lower the barriers U.S.-based innovators face in reaching manufacturing scale by accelerating the cycles of learning from…

4 Things to Know about R&D Tax Credit Opportunities for the Seafood Industry

This was written by Star Fischer, Partner, R&D Tax Services at Moss Adams, and Nick Frank, Partner, Food & Beverage Practice at Moss Adams The seafood industry, especially compared to others, is often overlooked when it comes to its reputation for enhancements in technology and developing new products…

Agribusiness Insights for Manufacturers

Thanks to the generosity of Moss Adams, we’re able to share insights from their Agribusiness Market Monitor with you. The Agribusiness Market Monitor keeps you abreast of events, trends, and market forces that shape and guide this industry. INSIDE Agribusiness companies across the value chain who are focused…

Can a SWOT Analysis Help Me Find Opportunities for Growth?

This is a guest blog post from our fellow member of the MEP National Network, DVIRC A SWOT analysis, a common tool for evaluating your company’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT), is valuable for a variety of strategic efforts: sales and marketing, new product development, growth planning, the list goes on. It…

All New MFG Day!

A portion of this article was originally created by NIST MEP and is featured on the Manufacturing Innovation Blog  Manufacturing Day is Back Given the limitations with public gatherings and social distancing practices prompted by the current pandemic, it’s uncertain whether manufacturers will be hosting traditional on-site tours…

Covid-19 Impact on Oregon Manufacturers: Take the Survey

As we are moving towards reopening throughout Oregon, OMEP wants to continue to meet the needs of manufacturing businesses. To serve best, we need to understand how Covid-19 has affected and continues to affect manufacturers in Oregon, specifically.

Your Lighting Could be Saving you Money

As Oregon manufacturers navigate the pandemic’s impact, many are keeping a close eye on overhead costs to maintain financial stability. And one of the best ways to control operating costs is to cut energy waste. To help customers save money and reduce energy use, Energy Trust of Oregon is offering…

Aerospace & Defense Market Data

Having access to industry-based research helps manufacturers make decisions based on the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Moss Adams’ Aerospace & Defense Market Monitor keeps you abreast of events, trends, and market forces that shape and guide this industry. Learn More >…