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.

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Life after minecraft

Students get a look at the Oregon Manufacturing and Innovation Center R&D facility during Manufacturing Day

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SPEEA helps launch collaborative research center to promote job growth

Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) Spotlite Magazine feature article on OMIC R&D.

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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, ATI Specialty Alloys & Components

ATI Specialty Alloys & Components, the leader in refractory metal production, provides a wide range of specialty alloys such as high-purity hafnium, niobium alloy for the Apollo space program, and zirconium for the chemical processing industry.

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Welcome new member, Sandvik Coromant

Part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik, Sandvik Coromant is at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions and knowledge that drive industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and into the next industrial era. Educational support, extensive R&D investment and strong customer partnerships ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing.

Sandvik Coromant owns over 3,100 patents worldwide, employs over 7,900 staff, and is represented in 150 countries.

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