News & Events

OMIC members part of Smart Manufacturing exclusive panel on reducing waste in aerospace machining

July 9th, 2020

The economic challenges brought forth by COVID-19 are causing a more intense focus in manufacturing on the need for the kind of alacrity achieved with digital tools and the kind of digital savvy…

Walls up on PCC facility

May 17th, 2020

Work continues on Portland Community College center in Columbia County; college expects opening next year

OMIC R&D Publishes White Paper on CGTech’s Force Optimization

April 30th, 2020

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center, Research and Development (OMIC R&D) has published a review of CGTech’s VERICUT Force Module. The Project was designed to offer an unbiased review and…

Portland Community College manufacturing training facility finally breaks ground in Scappoose

January 29th, 2020

The long-awaited training center will be part of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center initiative.

Year in review: OMIC shows steady growth

January 3rd, 2020

Manufacturing research proceeds with growing industry, education partnerships throughout 2019

Portland Community College moves ahead Scappoose training center

December 9th, 2019

Portland Community College will acquire 17 acres in Scappoose for a new workforce training center, the college announced Friday.

Manufacturing Day draws hundreds to OMIC

October 10th, 2019

Nearly 350 students attend, speak with vendors from trades-based businesses, learn about educational opportunities

NIMS Partners with OMIC to Develop Metrology Standards and Certification

October 7th, 2019

The USA National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center – Research & Development (OMIC R&D) have united to define a set of Metrology standards and to…