We have continually increased revenues. Lean manufacturing [training] has improved our competitiveness and improved productivity, improved efficiency, reduced waste, and reduced inventory. There are a lot of small basic manufacturing companies who employ unskilled labor, such as us, and its extremely important to be able to support the education of those folks to be able to move up and for us to stay competitive.

Pierce College partner:
Geoffrey Lawrence, VP & General Manager
Seatac Packaging

AWB Institute
Association of Washington Business
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Centers of Excellence (COE) are colleges designated as statewide leaders for their industry. They specialized in workforce education and training for industries that help the state's economy grow, and they serve as points of contact and resource hubs for industry trends, best practices and innovative curriculum. There currently are ten COEs spread across the state. For more information go to Centers of Excellence Centers of Excellence Brochure Download
Agriculture Center of Excellence
Allied Health Center of Excellence
Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing
Center of Excellence for Careers in Education , Green River Community College
Center of Excellence for Global Trade & Supply Chain Management
Center of Excellence for Information & Computing Technology
Construction Center of Excellence
Homeland Security Emergency Management Center of Excellence
Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy
Northwest Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing and Technology
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