Robotics Improve Operations for Small Manufacturers

by Michael Griffith Manufacturing Technology Engineer, NWIRC Owning and managing a manufacturing business presents ever-changing challenges. Suppliers, customers, employees and other stakeholders can pull an owner or manager in many directions, but available constancy may be in the form of…

Is your company ISO/TS 16949:2009 certified or do you want to be?

ISO/TS 16949:2009 is a quality system requirement designed to increase quality and integrity of supplies within the automotive industry. The requirement applies to a company that manufactures and/or supplies components, assemblies, and parts to the automotive industry. If your company…

Can you benefit from the R&E tax credit?

What comes to mind when you hear the terms “research and experimentation” or “research and development”? If you think of ground-breaking innovations or inventions, you are not alone. For this reason, a number of manufacturers have overlooked the Credit for…

When to Cut and When to Print- TechFest Breakout Session

TechFest Industry Day on December 9th at the Erie Bayfront Convention Center offers education and showcases technology for those in manufacturing. One of the breakout sessions features When to Cut and When to Print.   If you are new to manufacturing,…