Northwest Regional Manufacturing Center

Northwest rmc facilities

The Washington State University (WSU) Energy Program will lead the Center from Olympia, Washington.

Key partners will host walk-in training and support facilities including:

  • A 24,000-square foot building on PNNL’s campus that includes state-of-the-art control rooms, electronics, and interoperability laboratories used for demonstration projects and training
  • WSU lab facilities for the Center of Excellence for Food Safety.
  • Oregon State University’s Industrial Sustainability Lab in their School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • University of Washington’s 15,000-square-foot Washington Clean Energy Testbeds, which provide researchers and cleantech businesses customized training and access to top-quality fabrication, characterization, and computational instruments.

Contact: Todd Currier, Regional Manufacturing Center Director for more information.


  • Industrial production and prototyping facilities
  • Computational and modeling capabilities
  • Research and development skills of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
  • Center of Excellence in Clean Energy and Center of Excellence in Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing
  • WSU Energy Program’s
  • Department of Energy’s Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership (CHP TAP)