Manufacturing Day in Northwest Pa

Thank you to all manufacturers who will be opening their doors to the manufacturing future this Friday, for public and private events. Manufacturing Day is October 2nd and students from across the Northwest PA region will be learning more about…

Manufacturing Day is Every Day!

Manufacturing Day is every day at the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC). Our mission is to enhance the competitiveness and growth of small- and medium-sized manufacturers in northwest Pennsylvania by helping clients improve productivity and technology performance. National Manufacturing Day…

Area tooling trade group marks 50 years

Congratulations to the Northwest PA NTMA Chapter on their recent anniversary! The Northwestern Pennsylvania chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend as a member of the tooling trade organization. Leaders from…

Preventing and Responding to the Rise of Cyber-Attacks

John Persinger, Associate, MacDonald Illig Although the Sony, Target, and Home Depot data breaches dominated the recent headlines, manufacturers are also increasingly coming under attack from hackers. There are two specific types of attacks that are on the rise: (1)…

NWIRC offers Advanced OSHA Compliance Training

The 2015 OSHA injury reporting standards are triggering a large number of site inspections. An inspection triggered through an injury reporting can be expanded into emphasis programs and any other observed issues. As such, the Northwest Industrial Resource Center is…

Benefits for manufacturers to register on newPA.com

The PA Department of Community & Economic Development is now offering a free, open enrollment to have Pennsylvania companies listed on their manufacturing website.  What’s in it for you? You can provide consumers the opportunity to purchase products made in…

Make Manufacturing Software Work For You

The NWIRC’s Morning Huddle series will begin in October with a focus on enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs), Make Manufacturing Software Work For You: Navigating from QuickBooks, Peachtree, or Excel to ERP. The program will be held on October 6,…