NEPIRC Appoints New Members and Officers to Board of Directors

November 1, 2017

Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) Board of Directors added the following new members to the board during the organization’s Annual Meeting on October 27, 2017:

Mr. Donald MacArthur, marketing specialist, HRC Manufacturing (HRC), Honesdale, PA. HRC offers a variety of services to manufacturers including machine, packaging, light assembly and shipping. Mr. MacArthur works closely with regional manufacturers and provides abundant insight into regional workforce trends.

Mr. Liam Murtagh, director of global engineering, Weiler Abrasives Group, Cresco, PA. Weiler Abrasives Group is an industry leader in surface conditioning solutions which include industrial abrasives, brushes and maintenance supplies. Mr. Murtagh will represent the needs of mid-sized manufacturers in exploring new technologies and innovations.

Ms. Laurie Schwager, senior relationship manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Moosic, PA. Bank of America Merrill Lynch delivers strategic financial advice and solutions to companies around the globe. Ms. Schwager will assist the organization in developing business financing programs that complement existing market offerings.

Mr. Jonathan Watt, plant manager, Hendrick Manufacturing, Carbondale, PA. Hendrick Manufacturing produces perforated and custom-fabricated metal products, screen solutions and architectural metal, serving many different markets. Mr. Watt will assist NEPIRC in developing and refining NEPIRC’s market expansion and product diversification services.

The following slate of Officers was also approved for a one-year term: Chairman, Bruce Daniels, Action-Lift, Inc.; Vice-Chairman, William Minogue, SIMONA America; Treasurer, Leah Kane, Elecast, Inc. and Secretary, William Cockerill, Community Liaison, AFL-CIO.