Industry Partnerships


Industry Partnerships (IPs) bring together regional employers, economic developers, labor leaders, and educators to improve the competitiveness of businesses and organizations sharing similar products or services. The partnerships help employers retain and recruit employees by identifying training needs, developing new career pathways, and aligning educational curricula to industry demands. More than 400 hundred companies representing 11 industry clusters have participated in Industry Partnerships in northwestern Pennsylvania.


Learn more about Industry Partnerships in Pennsylvania by visiting the PA Workforce Development Industry Partnership webpage.


Click on the Industry Partnership logos below to access more info on each Sector Initiative.

   NWPA HIP with NWPA WIA    Great Lakes Building & Construction Trades Industry Partnership



Advanced Diversified Manufacturing Industry Partnership
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Clarion County Venango County Forest County Warren County Crawford County Erie County

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