The Manufacturing Event of the Year

The 2018 Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit brought together Oregon manufacturers in a variety of sectors for a day of learning and collaboration. From Steve Brown’s opening keynote about the future of manufacturing to Geoff Gilmore’s presentation on the Art of Science of Innovation, the day was packed with valuable learnings and takeaways.

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Find out about upcoming events like on-site tours at manufacturing facilities (we will host three throughout the state this year), classes on continuous improvement topics, manufacturing day events, leadership and more. When you join the OMEP network you will get our monthly newsletter that features a manufacturing success story, upcoming events, and links to our latest blog posts.

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The Business of Manufacturing Growth

If you’re in the eastern Oregon area ( Pendleton or Boardman) join our free seminar for Oregon manufacturers who want to become more competitive in the global marketplace. Tap into community resources specifically for your business.

This roadshow is in coordination with GEODC, SBDC, Blue Mountain Community College, Treasure Valley Community College, and EOWB.

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Discover New Manufacturing Opportunities – RAPID

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Brush up on the Presentations

Steve Brown

Bald Futurist


The Future of Manufacturing

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Geoff Gilmore

Extraordinary Systems


The Art and Science (I3) of Innovation

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Ed Israel

Plural Additive Manufacturing


Incorporating Additive Manufacturing into your Business

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Jim Allen / Mike Vanier


The Future of Sales and Marketing: Building Aligned Value Based Processes that Last

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Sheila Cuyler

Consultant, OMEP


Improving your continuous improvement

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Gary Conner

Senior Consultant, OMEP


Improving your continuous improvement

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Zac Cramer / Justin Gradek


Practical Automation for Oregon Manufacturers

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Gregg Peterson


Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow

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David McFeeters-Krone


John Kornitsky


Flexible Electronic Hybrid

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Jefferson Peters / Kleve Kee


Unlock Your Profitability

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Tami Trout / John Hunt


Core Practices for Manufacturing Leaders

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Jean Back/ Russ Gaylor / Linda Wechsler


The Real Story: Finding, Engaging and Retaining Employees

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OMEP is a nonprofit organization on a mission to help Oregon manufacturers achieve permanent, long-term profitability. We work with owners, executives, managers, and operators to assess company needs and unleash growth potential in all areas.

The annual Oregon Manufacturers’ Summit facilitates progressive discussion among the state’s industry leaders and is just one more way OMEP helps guide manufacturing firms toward business improvements and measurable results.