News & Events

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.

Senator Betsy Johnson discusses the Factory of Tomorrow (video)

September 9th, 2020

Oregon Senator Betsy Johnson (District 16-Scappoose) discusses the Factory of Tomorrow at the virtual launch event with OMEP and OMIC R&D.

HEIDENHAIN Corporation, precision measurement and control technology leader, joins OMIC R&D

September 1st, 2020

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) recently welcomed HEIDENHAIN Corporation as its 33rd member.