Student Apprentice Opportunity for CAD Designer

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is searching for a qualified student to serve as a CAD Designer Apprentice for a company in Erie County. Our client is seeking an apprentice to create CAD drawings that will be applied toward CNC…

Another ISO 9001 Internal Audit Course Wraps Up

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) just wrapped up a 3-day ISO 9001:2015 Internal Audit training in St Marys, PA with regional manufacturers. Course instructor was Kevin Smith, President of Vie Associates, who conducts many of the NWIRC’s quality-related trainings. For…

Calibration is Crucial

by Richard A. Litts, Founder and President, Litts Quality Technologies, Inc. We all have the pleasant experience of pulling into a gas station and deciding which grade to purchase for our vehicle. Sometimes our decision is based upon the manufacturer…

Building Success with an IT Strategy

by Joe Kloecker, Lakeview Consulting Services As you develop plans to enhance company performance in 2016, consider the role that Information Technology (IT) will play over the long term. Prior to embarking on any specific IT project, you should build…

Looking for Opportunities for Business Improvement?

With the global marketplace constantly changing, your competition is looking for ways to serve customers faster and better with less cost. An upcoming Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) program will help manufacturers evaluate opportunities for their companies to get ahead,…