Advancing Industry Collaboration & Research

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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DeArmond Manufacturing Fellows Scholarship Opportunity

The DeArmond Manufacturing Fellows Scholarship provides 5 students with the opportunity to receive a four-year scholarship to cover tuition and fees (up to $64,000 total) at Oregon Tech, to pursue a degree in engineering.

The DeArmond Fellowship also includes an internship at the OMIC R&D facility in Scappoose, Oregon where students will work collaboratively with OMIC R&D researchers as they engage in hands-on, state of the art projects that involve manufacturing companies from Oregon, the US, and around the world. DeArmond Fellows will have the opportunity to experience OMIC R&D’s unique collaborative environment and world-class research equipment.

Application is open until March 1, 2022 through the link below.

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OMIC R&D Additive Innovation Center (video)

Preview the OMIC R&D Additive Innovation Center, a nucleus of broad reaching technologies that will change the manufacturing landscape. This second building of the OMIC R&D campus in Scappoose will enable manufacturers to adopt emerging technologies that will create high paying jobs in the region and beyond. Construction will begin November 2021.

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OMIC R&D Member Spotlight


Industry Member of the Month, Mahr Inc.

Since its founding in 1861, Mahr has served as a global leader in the field of dimensional metrology. Headquartered in Göttingen, Germany, with U.S. operations based in Providence, RI, Mahr provides the metrology tools necessary to ensure today’s cutting-edge work pieces are manufactured to the highest quality and precision levels.

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Welcome new member, Horn USA, Inc.

Horn USA, Inc. manufactures and supplies high precision carbide grooving tools designed to fulfill the expectations of end users regarding Productivity, Quality, Reliability and Environmental considerations that apply within individual market segments.

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