Quality Engineering Apprentice Position Available

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is searching for a qualified student to serve as a Quality Engineering Apprentice for a company in Jefferson County. Our client is seeking a qualified apprentice to improve quality and process control by implementing new…

Benefits of Open Innovation

by Michael Griffith, NWIRC Manufacturing Technology Engineer Small- and medium- sized manufacturers outsource support functions as an integral part of their cost-cutting and business growth initiatives. Legal, payroll, tax preparation, web design, and information systems management are examples of a…

NWIRC Assists Manufacturers in NW PA to Advance Their Information Technology

Over the years, Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) has supported over 1000 manufacturer’s projects pertaining to implementing or upgrading their IT systems, such as: cloud-based application implementation; enterprise resource planning (ERP); web-based marketing, services, and outreach; website development; and network,…

ISO 9001:2015 Management Transition Class Scheduled

With the release of the new ISO 9001:2015 Standard, companies are faced with the task of transitioning their existing Quality Management System. This 3-hour course will inform organizational management, including owners; executive leaders; department managers; management representatives; internal ISO auditors;…

NIST MEP FY2015 Client Impact

The NIST MEP (National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership) works with small and mid-sized U.S. manufacturers to help them create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money. The FY2015 client impact numbers and…