Uncover Potential Product or Process Failures Before They Occur

A failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) helps uncover potential failures before they occur while investigating at-risk processes, components, or whole products. An upcoming training class offered by Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) will teach you how to construct and…

Become a Champion!

It’s not too late to become a Lean Champion. Lean is all about continuous improvement. Improving quality, efficiency, change management, workplace safety, employee engagement, and the bottom line. Creating and maintaining a culture of continuous quality improvement involves trained leadership…

Beyond Circumstances

Will Knecht, President of Wendell August Forge, is the keynote speaker for TechFest Industry Day Dinner on December 9th at 6:00pm. TechFest is a two-day technically-driven event with something for both manufacturers and students. Knecht’s presentation will focus on the…

TechFest: Industry Day Dinner Keynote Speaker

TechFest: Manufacturing Technology Days is scheduled for December 9th and 10th at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA. A special dinner for manufacturers is planned for Industry Day on December 9th at 6pm. Industry Day dinner features keynote speaker…

Industry Luncheon: Manufacturing in Our Region

The Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) and St Marys Area Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon for manufacturers on Tuesday, November 24 from 11:30am-1:00pm at The Highlands in St Marys, PA. The event will feature special guest Congressman Glenn…

Job Postings for Veterans and Their Spouses

Companies located in eight Northwest PA counties (Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango and Warren) can now post job openings on the #1 website for veterans and their spouses—at no cost!  One of the NWIRC’s partners, Northwest Commission, has…

Continuous Improvement Journey

Being on a continuous improvement journey means the job is never done. There are always opportunities to improve, to streamline more processes, reduce more waste, and enhance team commitment. Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) has upcoming programs to help. The…