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 view the Manufacturing Workforce Plan.

For More Information

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