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…

Northwest Commission to Host OSHA Update

The Northwest Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will present a free training seminar entitled “OSHA Update” co-sponsored by Gannon University Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  Ms. Theresa A. Naim, Director of OSHA’s Area Office in Erie, Pennsylvania, will speak…

NWIRC to Host Arc Flash Safety Training

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) will host an Arc Flash Safety Training geared for manufacturers on October 28th in St Marys, PA. Arc Flash is a dangerous condition associated with the rapid release of energy caused by an arcing fault.…

Cyber Liability Policy: Protecting Yourself from a Breach

By Alexander J. Domino,  AAI Domino Insurance Agency Most manufacturers today rely on some sort of network system to run their day to day business, which varies from using email applications to shop floor automation. Interruption of these systems or…

The Fundamentals of Small Business Information Security

by Bob Bengel, NWIRC President/CEO For years, large busi­nesses in the United States have been actively pursuing information security with significant resources, including technol­ogy; people; and budgets. However, the hackers and cyber-criminals are now focusing more of their attention on…