News & Events

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

September 15th, 2020

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.

Machine Operator Position Open

September 10th, 2020

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

HEIDENHAIN Corporation, precision measurement and control technology leader, joins OMIC R&D

September 1st, 2020

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development (OMIC R&D) recently welcomed HEIDENHAIN Corporation as its 33rd member.

Factory of Tomorrow — Virtual Launch Event September 9th

July 31st, 2020

Join us for the live virtual launch of Oregon’s first interactive advanced technology lab dedicated to small and mid-sized manufacturers. The lab is designed to empower Oregon’s small and…

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…

Industrial Zoned Land Available near OMIC R&D

May 18th, 2020

Columbia Commerce Center is the result of a 20-plus year effort to bring a fully serviced industrial park development to the Greater Portland area.

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…