Manufacturing Solutions

The Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaborative (CWWC) is a partnership that delivers a unified approach to serve industry, support economic development, and guide public workforce investments in the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan area. 
We work with industry to create “sector strategies” to identify and remove barriers that stand in the way of cultivating and sustaining a skilled workforce in the sectors of Manufacturing, Healthcare, Technology and Construction. Under the guidance of local companies, we developed this three-point plans to address workforce challenges in Manufacturing for the Portland-Metro Region.

Our Goals

Three Identified Goals for the Manufacturing Industry.

  1. Make Manufacturing a Career Choice for the Emerging Workforce
  2. Connect Manufacturers to the Right Candidates Now (Recruitment & Training)
  3. Strengthen the Manufacturing Industry

Click here to review our Manufacturing Workforce Plan

Newly released 2021 Manufacturing Sector Report

Click here to review our Manufacturing Sector Report

For More Information

For more information about our sector strategies, please contact
Amy Oakley.
Amy Oakley
Phone: 503-657-6644