Change From Being a Vendor to Trusted Problem-Solver

Are you frustrated with your organization’s inconsistent sales performance or low percentage of wins? Tired of dropping your price to get the business? Your sales approach may include offering a pitch of the products and services you provide, and that…

Workshop for High-Accuracy Measurement and Inspection Technology

Today, the Proud Company is hosting a workshop in Erie about new profile technologies for high-accuracy measurement and inspections, including Cognex’s new In-Sight Profiler Measurement Sensor. This technology helps manufacturers to more efficiently eliminate defects, verify assembly, automate production, and…

Energy Efficiency Grant Program for Food Manufacturers

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is partnering with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) on an Energy Efficiency grant program specific to manufacturing within the food industry in the Northwest and North Central Regions of PA. Two grants covering all…

What Does It Mean to Prepare for Transition?

by Susan Hileman, NWIRC Strategic Business Advisor You’ve worked a lifetime to build your company, but at some point you will exit the business…voluntarily or otherwise! Does the thought make you nervous? It shouldn’t. Not if you’re running your business…

Manufacturers Growth Conference Success

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) thanks all of the presenters, sponsors, and participants of the Manufacturers Growth Conference held in St Marys and Erie last week. The packed agenda included a wide-range of topics to provide manufacturers strategies for growing…