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We are scientists, engineers, industry leaders and academic experts in search of innovations for metals manufacturing. We experiment, discover and learn together in a world-class applied research and development facility.

Our vision is to provide solutions to metals and other manufacturing challenges while preparing the industry’s workforce through on-the-job learning and serving as a catalyst for regional economic prosperity.

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Columbia Works teaches interns virtual reality tech, robotics and video production

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.

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Machine Operator Position Open

OMIC R&D is hiring a Machine Operator in Scappoose, Oregon.

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OMIC R&D Member Spotlight


Industry Member of the Month, CGTech

CGTech specializes in numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization, and analysis software technology for manufacturing.

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Welcome new member, HEINDENHAIN

From jet planes to laboratory equipment, today’s life-changing technologies require ultimate accuracy — and mere microns can make the difference. For more than 125 years, HEIDENHAIN has delivered the trusted precision measurement and motion control solutions behind the machines and devices that move us forward.

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