ARC PA MAKES Mini-Grant Program

The ARC PA MAKES Mini-Grant Program, funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), is designed to assist the coal impacted community’s response to negative economic factors. Assistance focuses on diversifying and growing small and medium sized manufacturers through strategic efforts…

Manufacturing Advanced Expo Featured Exhibitor: Ectobox

Join us for a one-day event at the Ambassador Conference Center in Erie, PA, showcasing the latest advancements in automation technology, robotics, manufacturing, and how they affect and compliment the skilled workforce in northwest Pennsylvania. Vendors will demonstrate the latest…

Keeping Pace with Industry 4.0

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-58954062-1'); Over history, manufacturing has experienced 3 industrial revolutions. The connections through the internet has set the stage for the greatest revolution yet. Industry 4.0 involves a range of…

Robotics and AI Event- Connect with Technology

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-58954062-1'); Technology is defining winners and losers in the competitiveness global economy and every organization has an urgent need to understand and harness the potential of these technologies. The…

Industry 4.0: Ready, Willing, and Able?

by Bob Zaruta, President/CEO, NWIRC Industry 4.0 is here. The advancement of today’s manufacturing via the combination of automation, data exchange, cloud computing, and many other new manufacturing technologies. An increasing number of manufacturers, including small and mid-sized companies in…

Up-Close and Personal with a Collaborative Robot in DuBois

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) and Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) will host an upcoming demonstration, presented by The Proud Company, as an introduction to a new class of inexpensive, easy to deploy robots that are changing how manufacturers think about…