Advancing Industry Collaboration & Research

We are scientists, engineers, industry leaders and academic experts in search of innovations for metals manufacturing. We experiment, discover and learn together in a world-class applied research and development facility.

Our vision is to provide solutions to metals and other manufacturing challenges while preparing the industry’s workforce through on-the-job learning and serving as a catalyst for regional economic prosperity.

In The News

Welcome new OMIC R&D staff!

Two Machine Operator/Programmers starting in January 2019

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ZOLLER, global leader in efficiency technology for manufacturing, joins OMIC R&D as 22nd member

ZOLLER Inc. also contributing only ZOLLER Titan machine in the world to OMIC R&D’s Scappoose facility

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WFL enthused the visitors with the latest machinery innovation M30-G MILLTURN at the METAV in Düsseldorf (February 20th – 24th, 2018).

OMIC R&D Member Spotlight


Industry Member of the Month, Blount International

Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden; and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture.

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Welcome new member, ZOLLER Inc.

ZOLLER Inc. works with manufacturing companies in a variety of sectors, primarily: Automotive, automotive supplier, aerospace, medical technology, tool and mold construction, tool manufacturers, tool grinding and sharpening, contract manufacturing, job shops, and turned part manufacturing.

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