News & Events

OMIC R&D begins sponsored research project in robotics for SMW-AUTOBLOK

November 17th, 2020

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D), a manufacturing research campus hosted by Oregon Tech, has received a $154,000 sponsored project from SMW-AUTOBLOK…

A creative partnership between education and industry trains the future of manufacturing professionals in Oregon

November 2nd, 2020

What happens when education meets innovation? That’s what the public-private partnership of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center - Research & Development (OMIC R&D) seeks to find out through…

How PCC embraces the fourth industrial revolution of manufacturing

October 30th, 2020

Locally, Oregon’s manufacturing industry reports a need for shorter, quicker training programs to keep up with such change and to engage more young people in these careers.

The Factory of Tomorrow, today

October 28th, 2020

Manufacturers can try out digital tools using virtual reality at OMIC in Scappoose

OMIC Training Center Virtual Tour

October 5th, 2020

The Portland Community College OMIC Training Center will house training facilities for registered apprenticeship programs in Machinist, CNC Lathe Operator, CNC Mill Operator, Welder/Fabricator, and…

Virtual Manufacturing Month with OMIC R&D, Portland Community College and community partners

October 2nd, 2020

This year, due to health and safety restrictions, Manufacturing Day will be celebrated virtually as “Manufacturing Month” throughout October. We’re looking forward to sharing more about the…

OBI Celebrating Manufacturers 2020 – OMIC Tour (video)

September 28th, 2020

Tour Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center (OMIC) in Scappoose, OR as part of Oregon Business & Industry’s annual Celebrating Manufacturers event.

Columbia Works teaches interns virtual reality tech, robotics and video production

September 15th, 2020

Columbia Works, a pilot internship program where high school students earn summer experience working at the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center R&D, celebrated the completion of its first cohort.