Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) congratulates the recent nominees for the fifth annual Commitment to Erie Awards, sponsored by the Erie Times-News. Of special note are manufacturers who are nominated in this year’s mix, including GeorgeKo Industries and Sterling Industries.

GeorgeKo Industries is nominated for Workplace of the Year among companies with 50 or fewe employees and Sterling is nominated for Workplace of the Year among companies with 50 or more employees.

On another note, Decision Associates is nominated for the Commitment to Erie Award among companies with 50 or fewer employees. Decision Associates has assisted many manufacturers in the region with business initiatives such as strategic planning, acquisitions, and succession planning.

NWIRC congratulates all of the businesses who are nominated for awards this year. Winners will be announced on September 14th. The complete nominee list and details about the awards dinner are available at: