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Thank-you to everyone who visited our booth at the NW Machine Tool Expo! We had a great turnout with many networking and connection opportunities. Thank-you Glen and Kyle for making this happen! And a special thanks to the OSU student chapter! Many thanks to Dolor (OSU SME Student Chapter Chair) for the photos!   more
Posted by Charles Burgess on Willamette Valley Chapter 423 May 14, 2023 9:33 PM EDT
System design, execution, and sustainment are key to organizational excellence (or, doing everything right, the first time, on time, every time, all the time).  The design, establishment, and sustainment of a quality management system is a key strategy. Basing such a system on ISO 9001 provides numerous additional benefits (ISO 9001:2015, .1).  ... more
Posted by Harry Lane on Willamette Valley Chapter 423 Jan 5, 2022 5:54 PM EST
Minutes for the SME Broad meeting April 15, 2021 more
Posted by Kristin Gunson on Willamette Valley Chapter 423 Oct 26, 2021 12:00 AM EDT
The Association of Career and Technical Education sponsored this video.  It has great ideas for Middle and High school as well as Community College Trade Skill/ Manufacturing l programs.   Peter provides  information on his process and what worked and what didn't work.   Harbor Freight provided a grant to his program.   This grant is available to ... more
Posted by Kristin Gunson on Willamette Valley Chapter 423 Sep 5, 2021 11:56 AM EDT