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

Absolent, leader in providing safe, clean air quality in metal manufacturing operations, joins OMIC R&D as 28th member

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) recently welcomed Absolent as its 28th member.

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OMIC R&D reaches two-year milestone with growing membership, R&D advances, and support from state’s top leaders

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) recently celebrated its second anniversary at its Scappoose, Oregon (USA) location, recognizing a number of accomplishments in meeting its research and development mission.

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OMIC R&D Member Spotlight


Industry Member of the Month, Vigor

Vigor is an innovator in complex metals fabrication, a specialized shipbuilder and the leading provider of ship repair and modernization in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

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Welcome new member, Absolent

Absolent's vision is to be world leaders in process air cleaning equipment for industrial applications with a brand that stands as a guarantee for environmental responsibility.

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