Manufacturing 21 Coalition is a private-public partnership created to support and advocate for Oregon’s and Washington’s manufacturing economy. Its members include business, labor, education and training providers, local workforce development boards, economic development organizations and government agencies.
- MFG 21 Coalition provides leadership to assure manufacturing remains a strong contributor to our region’s economy and to the health of our communities. It is a practical and expert voice for manufacturing and is organized, led and supported by the private sector.
- MFG 21 Coalition educates and informs public and community leaders about the role manufacturing plays in the region. The coalition works to identify and satisfy manufacturers’ needs for a skilled workforce, research and development.
- MFG 21 Coalition fosters seamless delivery of workforce development services through knowledgeable engagement with public agencies, education institutions and community-based private organizations.
- MFG 21 Coalition expands and builds upon the existing capacity of our colleges and universities to meet the needs of our regions manufacturing sector for applied research and development by securing investment and supporting technology collaborations.