Northwest Collaboratory
​for Sustainable Manufacturing


WCSM

The mission of NWCSM is to enable and facilitate collaborative applied research efforts to leverage and enhance the competitiveness of the metals manufacturing industries and universities in Oregon

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NWCSM had it's origins within HB 5028 during the 2013 Oregon Legislature. The Governors budget allocated  funds for universities to hire faculty, acquire necessary equipment and hire an executive director.

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On May 14th, 2015, a Summit was held at Portland State University . The purpose of this summit was to level-set participants to the process thus far and review project proposals from universities.  

​Click below for the summit proceedings.

Mike Hallgrimson is the Executive Director of NWCSM. He is a graduate of Oregon Institute of Technology and Portland Community College. Mike recently retired from The Boeing Company where he held several positions in Manufacturing Engineering and Project Management. Mike can be reached at 503-919-1329

director@nwcsm.org


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NWCSM has four of the major universities in Oregon and several organizations that support it's activities. 

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NWCSM has a strong  board of directors from small to large companies.