Closeup of human hand writing at a conference.Did you know there are many free, low-cost or grant programs and services available to your business?  A variety of programs are available for everything from website upgrades to conducting energy audits, attending trade shows to seeking out in-depth market intelligence, conducting on-site process improvements to preparation for ISO certifications, installing ERP Systems to working on plans for succession of key employee positions. Plan to attend an upcoming NWPA-NTMA  Power Hour, featuring Susan Hileman of the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC), to learn about resources that could help your business be more globally competitive in today’s market. Information includes grants and resources for:

  • Education, Workforce Training and Certifications
  • Strategy, HR and Business/New Product Development
  • Sales & Marketing and Market Research, Trade Shows
  • Energy, Continuous Improvement, Cost Reduction programs
  • Companies impacted by specific economic sectors (Coal industry)

Hileman has been a Strategic Business Advisor for the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) for more than 10 years. The program is hosted by the Northwestern PA Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Association (NWPA-NTMA).

This Power Hour is scheduled for May 17, 2016 from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM at the Douglass Conference Center, Meadville PA. Registration is $15 per NWPA NTMA Member Company Employee or Guest and includes an executive boxed lunch from Pampered Palate.

Register at NWPA-NTMA.