News & Events

The Unknowns of Surgical Drilling

March 22nd, 2021

When drilling bone, orthopedic surgeons are faced with several challenges. Simply put, the progression of drill wear is not self-evident to a surgeon, locking them into making judgment calls on drill…

Sandvik Coromant collaboration with OMIC R&D (video)

March 7th, 2021

The future of advanced manufacturing depends on applied research. Sandvik Coromant is partnering with OMIC to catalyze the next leap forward in manufacturing.

Engineer’s Week (video)

February 21st, 2021

National Engineers Week takes place from February 21 to 27, 2021. OMIC R&D Charter member Blount International developed this short video to highlight their Oregon brand.

Industrial Zoned Land Available near OMIC R&D

February 5th, 2021

Columbia Commerce Center is the result of a 20-plus year effort to bring a fully serviced industrial park development to the Greater Portland area.

Why Binderless CBN Inserts Turn Titanium Faster

January 9th, 2021

A new formulation of cubic boron nitride could provide a more solid alternative to cemented carbide as finish-machining becomes more demanding.

OMIC R&D 2020 Year in Review (video)

December 16th, 2020

Challenges emphasize the importance of demonstrating how a positive outlook and can-do spirit is critical for making a difference, highlighted in our 2020 video.

Manufacturing Day turns into a virtual event in Columbia County

December 15th, 2020

A St. Helens High School instructor is instrumental in helping re-design the annual event.

Cultivating and investing in your greatest assets: people

December 14th, 2020

The current COVID-19 experiences have energized many conversations about our futures in the post-COVID world, and that includes the future of manufacturing. Even before COVID, many conversations…