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- Impact Washington
Impact Washington is a non-profit organization that strengthens Washington manufacturers to make them more globally competitive. With their manufacturing experts and network of industry resources, they provide the change that makes the difference between surviving and thriving.
- Institute for Environmental Research and Education
The Institute for Environmental Research and Education (IERE) is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to undertake and disseminate comprehensive, fact-based research for use in the development of responsible environmental policy, programs and decisions.
IERE conducts life cycle assessment, measuring the environmental impacts of products and services over their life cycle, from cradle to grave.
- Minority Business Development Agency
The U.S Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is the only Federal Government agency solely dedicated to the support of minority businesses enterprise.
MBDA Center-Tacoma is one of 44 centers providing technical assistance and strategic business consulting to established minority-owned businesses in the Puget Sound region regardless of size.
- Office of Regulatory Innovation and Assistance
At the Washington State Governor’s Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA), the mission is to help people navigate Washington’s environment and business regulatory systems and collaborate for innovative process improvements.
- Project and Permitting Assistance
Connecting business to the right people at the right time saves money. Pierce County’s Economic Development staff works with industrial and commercial development projects to expedite the permit process for business relocation or expansion.
- Puget Sound Energy Programs
You can lower your business’s energy bills without heavy investment with PSE’s commercial energy management programs. They can help you identify low-cost/no-cost operations and maintenance upgrades, with incentives that can cover some or all of your implementation cost.
- Small Business Development Center
The Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) is a network of business advisors, trainers, and support staff who operate from Washington State University, Western Washington University, several of the state’s community and technical colleges, and selected economic development agencies. Core services revolve around assisting clients with making better informed business decisions to grow and sustain their businesses. WSBCS provides in-depth, confidential, no cost customized one-on one business advising, business training, and advisor assisted market intelligence.
- Tacoma Public Utility Programs
TPU provides a multitude of resources and services to help companies use power and water efficiently.
- Technical Resources for Engineering Efficiency, WA State Dept of Ecology
The Technical Resources for Engineering Efficiency (TREE) team consists of Ecology scientists and engineers with expertise in industrial processes and pollution prevention. The TREE team provides a free service to Washington businesses and organizations. Through research, process modeling, bench-marking best practices, and engineering analysis, the team demonstrates to clients the potential cost savings of reducing resource use and waste.
Ask us how we can help your company make use of these resources.