NWIRC’s Lean Together 2.0 Kicks Off at Onex

Today was the kick-off for NWIRC’s Lean Together 2.0. They had their first meeting at Onex, who also has participants in the group. Onex President, Ashleigh Walters, set the stage to highlight the importance of developing people and creating a…

WorkAdvance Info Session Planned

Erie manufacturing companies are hiring, and you can get paid while receiving high-quality training, both classroom and on-the-job. The Erie Regional Manufacturer Partnership (ERMP) WorkAdvance Training Program offers free training and participants are paid $11 per hour during their career…

Manufacturer Collaboration is Growing!

by Robert Zaruta, NWIRC President/CEO There is a flurry of activity that centers on collaboration in order to strengthen manufacturing in our region. Companies are working together to increase the awareness of career opportunities for youth and dislocated workers, to…

Panel Discussion Features Regional Manufacturers

NWIRC and Steel Valley Authority will host a program on succession planning on July 31 from 1:00-4:30 pm at FICDA in Franklin, PA. The program will feature a panel discussion with regional manufacturers who will share their stories of succession…

NWIRC Special Edition Newsletter – Industry 4.0

NWIRC recently mailed a Special Edition Advisor newsletter focusing on Industry 4.0 to manufacturers in northwestern PA. The piece includes some great resources for companies just getting started with ‘smart manufacturing’ or looking for guidance on determining areas of focus.…