WiM Western PA Chapter Holiday Gathering at Daffin’s Candies

The next WiM Western PA Chapter meeting is the holiday gathering on November 29 from 3:00pm-5:30pm at Daffin’s Candies (www.daffins.com) in Farrell, PA. Dr. Ellen Van Oosten, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University will be the…

Growing a Team of Problem-Solvers

by Lisa Pustelak, NWIRC Strategic Business Advisor and Employee Development Specialist Sometimes it seems much easier to put a bandage on a problem and move on to the other ten things we have on our desk or out on the…

MFG Day Industry Forum – Talking About Culture

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC), along with Workforce Solutions, DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce, and Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC), will host an MFG Day Industry Forum and Luncheon on October 9th in Dubois, PA. The over-arching theme is a discussion…

Growing Sales Revenue is Not Everything

by Bob Zaruta, President/CEO, NWIRC NWIRC strives to be the first line of response to assist small and mid-sized manufacturers address their most pressing business issues, improve their competitiveness, and achieve their growth goals. When we see common needs and…

Mfg Day Industry Forum and Luncheon Scheduled in DuBois

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is partnering with the DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce, Workforce Solutions, and Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) to present the MFG Day Industry Forum and Luncheon on Tuesday, October 9th at the DuBois Country Club. The…

Attract, Develop and Retain

by Bob Zaruta, President/CEO, NWIRC Three essential components for a successful business- attract, develop, and retain- employees. It’s in the news everyday- one of the top issues among manufacturers nationally is the difficulty of finding people and the exodus of…

MFG Day Industry Forum and Luncheon in DuBois

A special forum and networking luncheon event is planned in support of the manufacturing heroes in our region and their efforts to attain, develop, and retain employees. The program will be held on October 9, 2018 from 9:00am-1:30pm at the…