Communication Tips Curated by NWIRC

Welcome to Communication Tips – curated by NWIRC. Our staff of professionals are working with manufacturing companies of all sizes everyday to help them develop a workplace culture that will attract employees and create a place where they will flourish…

Deploying a Lean Champion

by Craig Corsi, Lean/Continuous Improvement Specialist Companies who have a thriving lean culture are often driven internally by a dedicated champion. Someone who exemplifies the drive, leadership, training, and commitment to lead a company to improve the organization’s operational performance…

WCCC Plans for Student-Run Manufacturing Enterprise

Manufacturing Month may be over, but the epitome of MFG Day is taking off and continuing in northern Pennsylvania – a collaborative community effort known as a student-run manufacturing enterprise. Student-run enterprises are being launched throughout northwest and northcentral PA,…

Using Fundamental Tools to Drive Sales

True or false, the best time to increase resources towards growing sales is when sales are down and need a boost? The answer is a resounding FALSE. If you’re waiting until sales revenues are declining to initiate efforts to boost…

NWIRC Staff on the Move

Robin Keller joined NWIRC in October 2022 as Strategic Programs & Events Coordinator. She handles all planning logistics for NWIRC’s training programs and other special events geared for manufacturers in thirteen counties of northwest and northcentral Pennsylvania. In addition, Robin…

Microsoft 365 Data Security: 7 Ways to Boost Protection

Cathy Szymanski, Director of WOW, Szymanski Consulting, Inc. Microsoft 365 has become an incredibly popular choice for enterprises of all sizes looking for a comprehensive set of tools for staying productive and secure. But as with using any software, it…