May 6, 2021

Inspiration from Nature

Every quality product is born from inspiration. But it can be difficult, especially in today’s world, to experience the type of epiphany that those of us […]
February 19, 2021

Will Robots Replace all Workers?

We’ve all heard how robots are replacing the American workforce. And it’s true that to some extent robots have proven to be quality employees capable of […]
October 27, 2020
Precision Cnc Machining

Welding: The Benefits of Residual Stress and Stress Relief

Northwest Industries practices different types of welding techniques including MIG, TIG, Shield ARC, etc. And in addition to welding, NW Industries also uses Meta-Lax Stress Relief […]
October 27, 2020

The Importance of Manufacturing…

Manufacturing is a word that gets tossed around a lot in political circles; politicians love to use the word as an umbrella over the many, many […]
July 2, 2020
Precision Cnc Machining

Automation vs Human Labor

It’s important to note that automation has likely forever changed the dynamics between humans and machinery, affecting everything from work life to personal life. But too […]
April 11, 2020
Babbitt sleeve bearing manufacturing

Modern Manufacturing: “Smart” Factory Success

Modern manufacturing relies heavily on interconnectivity, machine learning, automation, and real-time data. It’s the successful combination of all three that make this an exciting time in […]
April 11, 2020
Motor Skid design

Skills Gap

Did you know that there is a shortage of workers in the United States? And the gap is ever-widening (hopefully the numbers of pandemic-related unemployment improves […]
June 13, 2018

Northwest Industries Big Sky Business Journal

June 2, 2018
Made in America

American Made Really Does Matter

If you live in the United States, you may be aware that there are far fewer products made in America than there were several decades ago. […]