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Oregon Congressional Delegation, Governor Celebrate $3M Grant for Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center

July 30th, 2018

Today all seven members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation – Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Sen. Ron Wyden, Sen. Jeff Merkley, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Rep. Greg Walden, and Rep. Kurt…

Global manufacturer Sandvik Coromant joins OMIC R&D

July 20th, 2018

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) continues to grow its company membership with the addition this month of global cutting tools manufacturer Sandvik…

OMIC R&D appoints Larry “Craig” Campbell as its first executive director

April 24th, 2018

After a national search, the Board of Governors of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) and the Oregon Institute of Technology today announced the appointment…

OMIC R&D kicks-off next phase of research efforts with delivery of $3.0 million Millturn from WFL to its Scappoose, Oregon facility

April 18th, 2018

With the arrival and setup of its first major piece of manufacturing equipment from WFL Millturn Technologies, OMIC R&D will be able to accelerate its research capabilities for its seventeen industry…

OMIC R&D expands members with addition of CG Tech and Summit

April 11th, 2018

OMIC R&D adds California-based CG Tech and Oregon-based manufacturer Summit. Now, with a total of fifteen manufacturing industry partners and three Oregon public universities, the Scappoose, Oregon…

DeArmond Foundation awards $300k to Oregon Tech to fund OMIC interns from Oregon high schools, and increase student scholarships

February 1st, 2018

The Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) today announced that the Robert J. and Leona DeArmond Public Foundation has awarded $300,000 to the university in support of nurturing outstanding…

New year brings four new national, international members to Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center

January 10th, 2018

OMIC R&D continues to attract new manufacturing companies with the recent addition of four new members. With a total now of twelve manufacturing industry partners and three Oregon public universities,…

Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center expands members with addition of Mitsubishi Materials Corporation

October 20th, 2017

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) continues to grow its company membership with the addition this month of the Japanese corporation Mitsubishi Materials…