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Since 1988, the NWIRC has been a single source for consulting and support in virtually every area of manufacturing in the 13 counties of northwest Pennsylvania. We can help you increase your bottom and top lines, as well as identify opportunities for improving your manufacturing process.

NWIRC connects your company with best-in-class consultants and helps make them affordable. We ensure outcomes that meet your company's unique needs.

Here are a few of the main areas in which we can help:

Advanced Manufacturing Apprentice Program

NWIRC is re-initiating its engineering apprentice program to meet northwestern Pennsylvania manufacturer’s need to accelerate technology implementation. The Advanced Manufacturing Apprentice Program will connect regional manufacturers with post-secondary STEM students for the purpose of developing new products or implementing advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Business Growth Services

These are the things that generally help grow your top line. Like strategic planning, sales and marketing and new product development—as well as succession planning. NWIRC can help you grow your business to the next level. We will help you to develop a detailed plan and identify the resources required to achieve your goals.

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Manufacturing Excellence

These are the things that generally help improve your bottom line. Like lean manufacturing, value stream mapping, quality improvements and ISO support.

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