ISO 9001:2015 – It’s Been Here All Along!

by Kevin Smith, President Vie Associates, LLC As many organizations are beginning to realize, the new ISO 9001 standard brings to the table some new requirements along with some confusion as to the intent of the changes. Two of the…

New Year’s Resolutions for Industry 4.0

by Bob Zaruta, President/CEO, NWIRC Well, it’s the start of another new year. In late December (sitting by a cozy fire, head tilted, looking up slightly, and stroking my chin), New Year’s resolutions came flashing through my mind with the…

Plan Employee Training for 2017 with NWIRC’s Lineup

If your company has a New Years’ resolution to provide continuous learning for your staff, take a look at the Northwest Industrial Resource Center’s (NWIRC) training lineup for 2017. It’s never too early to start planning for the training required…

Systems Integration Engineering Internship Available in Elk County

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is seeking a student intern with focus on Systems Integration Engineering for a client in Elk County. The Intern will implement and integrate a closed loop communications system linking operations between Engineering, Production and Tooling…

Product Design Engineering Internship Available in Warren County

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is searching for qualified student intern(s) for product design and engineering at a Warren County, PA facility. The qualified student(s) will help improve the quality and efficiency of the product design process for the manufacturer.…

Working Group Forming to Support Lean Culture

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is forming an operational excellence working group with the goal of helping companies who are looking to create and/or sustain a Lean culture. No matter where your company falls in the process of Lean manufacturing,…

Full-Time Engineering Positions Available

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is searching for qualified candidates to fill four (4) full-time, engineering-related positions for our client who is a manufacturer with facilities in Northwest PA. The full-time positions are listed below and you can download the…