Steps to Improve Your On-Time Delivery

By Craig Corsi, NWIRC Lean Specialist January 8, 2015 Do you know how much late deliveries are costing your organization? Some of the costs are immediate and obvious, such as disgruntled customers, premiums for freight, overtime pay and possibly customer…

Tech Fest & Manufacturing Day: Over 650 Students!

By Gerry Schneggenburger, NWIRC October 31, 2014 Question: if 80% of all manufacturers lack skilled workers, how can we get more students interested in new and upcoming opportunities? Answer: by showing them firsthand the opportunities in skilled and advanced manufacturing!…

Innovation Transfusion: NEED A SHOT?

By Michael Griffith, NWIRC Innovation Engineer August 18, 2014 Apple introduced the iPhone 6 last month incorporating new technology developments into its flagship product. Also launched were two of Apple’s newest consumer product offerings, illustrating the effectiveness of their innovation-based…