Turn Off the Labor Shortage Alarm – Regional Tour

There are owners on the shop floor running machines, presidents working third shift, and office staff in shipping/receiving. NWIRC is hosting the ‘Turn Off the Labor Shortage Alarm’ Tour to help manufacturers stop fighting fires and focus on strategy with…

Driving Impact Through the Pandemic and Beyond

By Bob Zaruta, President/CEO, NWIRC Last month I wrote about the Uniquely Abled Academies and NWIRC’s involvement in this highly collaborative community initiative to train and place young adults on the autism spectrum in manufacturing careers as CNC operators. If…

Train to Retain

By Molly Reichard, NWIRC, Strategic Programs & Events Coordinator You’ve heard the buzz words: labor crisis, great resignation, the big quit, turnover tsunami, and many more. You know the challenge of finding and retaining talent. There is endless talk about…

Industry Forum: New Career Path to Manufacturing

Manufacturers are invited to attend an Industry Forum to learn more about the Uniquely Abled Academy (UAA) at Crawford Tech. UAA is a program to train individuals with high-functioning autism to become CNC Operators. The Industry Forum will be held…

GROB – FEATURED EXHIBITOR

Meet one of the Featured Exhibitors: GROB For over 90 years, GROB has been known worldwide for the development and manufacturing of machines and production lines. GROB has a portfolio that includes universal 5-axis machining centers and a wide variety…