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Manufacturing Symposium
Friday, September 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
Category: Partner Events

Please join PNDC MEMBERS Schwabe FOR THEIR third annual Manufacturing Symposium.

This is a transformative time for manufacturers in the Pacific Northwest!

The event will be rich with information about the state of the industry from those effecting legislative changes and leading the charge to Manufacturing 4.0. Come ready to participate, network, and learn.

WHEN: Friday, September  27, 2019 | 8:00am - 11:30pm 
Where:  Hilton Portland - 921 SW 6th Ave. Portland, OR 97204

Economic Outlook for Manufacturers
Speaker: Timothy Duy, Professor, Department of Economics at University of Oregon

Legislative Update
Unpacking the recent legislation impacting manufacturers, including the new gross receipts tax, cap and trade, pay equity, paid family leave, manufacturing overtime rules and more.


  • Oregon State Sen. Betsy Johnson
  • Mike Freese. Romaine Group
  • Sandi McDonough, Oregon Business and Industry Association
  • Bill Gerry, Boeing/OMIC board chair

The Next Wave of Manufacturing
Hear from some of the Pacific Northwest’s most forward-thinking companies about how and why they have implemented innovative ideas into their manufacturing processes and products.


  • Steve Pecis, DW Fritz
  • Andy LaFrazia, ControlTek
  • Bill Huseby, SIGMADesign