WEDnet Resources May Help with Advanced Manufacturing Training

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) offers many advanced manufacturing training programs throughout the year that may qualify for funding opportunities offered by the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA). WEDnetPA was created to make companies across the Commonwealth…

WQLN Radio Interview Features NWIRC

WQLN Radio’s We Question & Learn aired an interview on August 2nd focusing on the mission of the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) to enhance the competitiveness and growth of small- and medium-sized manufacturers in Northwest PA. If you missed…

Utility Rebate Program: Squeeze Fat Savings Out of Thin Air

by Geoff Bristow, Energy Program Manager, PA Department of Environmental Protection It’s certainly no secret that compressed air systems in industrial facilities present among the best opportunities for energy efficiency improvements and cost savings. However, it may be news to…

NWIRC Enhances Use of Technology for Manufacturers

The Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) mission is to enhance the competitiveness and growth of small- and medium-sized manufacturers in northwest Pennsylvania by working with clients to improve productivity and technology performance. We thought this article (see link below) discussing…

TechFest Sponsorships

TechFest is a technically driven event focusing on advanced careers and opportunities within the manufacturing industry for youth and adults. This year, the two-day event will be held on December 9th and 10th at the Erie Bayfront Convention Center. The…

Are You Ready for Automation?

by Michael Griffith, Manufacturing Technology Engineer Being a competitive manufacturer in the global marketplace means reducing your cost of operations, reacting quickly to customer needs, and utilizing technology and a skilled workforce to increase manufacturing efficiencies. All of which can…