Helping Manufacturers EXCEL IN EVERY FACET OF MANUFACTURING
We are a non-profit organization that provides competitive, value-driven training and consulting services. We are the official Washington State affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Program (NIST MEP). Since 1997 we have delivered improvement solutions to more than 1,500 Washington State manufacturers.
Impact Washington works with manufacturers to identify their unique challenges and opportunities to make the company more profitable and a better place to work. Excellence in manufacturing comes from dedication to leading-edge management and operational practices that keep organizations ahead of the competition.
Our experienced staff is committed to helping build a thriving manufacturing industry across the entire State of Washington by providing a wide array of workforce development, growth, and operational services tailored to small - and medium-sized manufacturers.
Our expertise and federal, state, and local resources make improvement, growth, and sustainability possible for manufacturers ready to advance their competitive edge in today's global economy and excel in every facet of manufacturing.
We focus on creating value and strengthening manufacturers' competitiveness by boosting growth, improving productivity, reducing costs, and increasing capacity through customized, hands-on solutions and implementation.
We also provide access to both Washington state and federal grants.
For More Information Contact:
DAMON C NIX, CSP
Value Stream Mapping
Food Processing & FSMA Compliance
Value stream mapping (VSM) is the observing and mapping of existing production processes. It graphically displays how long it takes to complete a process using current techniques and classifies each task as either value-added or non value-added time.