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Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership

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OMEP works side by side with Oregon manufacturers to help build successful businesses. We draw on our team’s significant depth and breadth of real-world manufacturing experience, bringing a thoughtful problem-solving approach to eliminating obstacles companies face. With our roots in lean as a business operating philosophy, we leverage these methodologies to provide solutions in Manufacturing Operations, Business Financials & Strategy and Organizational Development to be Oregon manufacturer’s source for growth and prosperity.

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Success Stories

Hardwood Industries Improves

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Recently Hardwood Industries experienced a higher rate of errors in their order process department due to training and documentation inconsistencies. There was little standard approach to the training process or its delivery, and it took a significant amount of time to bring people up to standard performance. Thus, Hardwood Industries engaged with

Family-Owned Forest Management and Wood Products Company Builds Sustainable Success

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Zena Forest Products recognized the value of their flooring product in the marketplace and asked OMEP to help them develop their manufacturing system capability to enable the broader availability of the offering. They are also expanding their product offerings to reach a broader customer base and are looking to improve the conversion of waste

"At Riverpoint, we continue to gain an understanding of our customer’s demands and facilitate excellent surgical outcomes. OMEP’s help has allowed the company to improve and design our value stream with a cradle-to-grave approach, implemented across the whole company."

—Patrick Ferguson, President

Created March 18, 2019, Updated June 2, 2020