STEM Manufacturing Internship: New Name, Same Program

The NWIRC’s Advanced Manufacturing Apprentice program has recently changed its name, but the program details remain the same. The newly coined STEM Manufacturing Internship currently focuses on placing college-level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students with project-based experience at…

New OSHA Injury Reporting & Retaliation Regulations

by Todd Sturgeon, Sturgeon Consulting The new OSHA regulations covering injury reporting go into effect January 1, 2017. This is a regulation change that appears to be relatively benign on the surface, but will have a much greater impact than…

Stebick Appointed Interim NWIRC Director as Bengel Retires

The Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) Board of Directors and Staff congratulates Bob Bengel on his June 2016 retirement. As the President/CEO of NWIRC for the past four years, Bengel was instrumental in leading the mission of enhancing the competitiveness…

Resources to Assist with Your Lean Manufacturing Journey

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) has a Lean Champion Certification course scheduled for September and your company may qualify to receive a grant to cover a majority of the cost for your employee(s) to attend. The course is scheduled to…

Regional Manufacturers Learn About New Technologies

Manufacturers of diverse specialties, company sizes, and locations turned out in St Mary’s, PA yesterday for the Intek Systems’ Demo Expo. This type of trade show was unique to the area in that participants had access to nearly 20 exhibitors…

Retirement Best Wishes

The Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) wishes Beverly Joyce, Events Coordinator, the best of luck as she retires at the end of June 2016. Since joining the NWIRC in March 2012, she has been responsible for planning all logistics of…