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Portland, OR – March 21, 2016– Northwest Analytics, a leading provider of manufacturing intelligence and SPC software for manufacturers, today announced that it was named a finalist in two important categories at the Chemical Northwest Awards which were presented at an industry event in Manchester, UK earlier this month.

NWA Focus EMI®was cited for supporting its customers in achieving “Operational Excellence” and “Innovation” in their manufacturing plants.  Chemicals Northwest, sponsor of the awards program, cited a record number of entries for this year’s event which created a highly competitive atmosphere for judges who were drawn from the chemical manufacturing industry and academia.

“We are incredibly honored to have been recognized by the best in the chemical manufacturing industry as we expand our presence in the UK,” said Peter Guilfoyle, vice president of Marketing for Northwest Analytics.  “Manufacturers are dealing with an onslaught of data vital to operational excellence and productivity.  With NWA Focus EMI®, leading manufacturers like Dow Chemical, Honeywell, Albemarle and others fundamentally change how data is viewed and used in real time to quickly identify, analyze and resolve issues to maximize manufacturing assets and minimize risk.”

Chemicals Northwest is an industry-led chemical cluster support organization supported by the Chemical Industries Association.   The organization focuses on training, sustainable development practices, and innovation for the North West chemical sector, the largest in the UK.

About Northwest Analytics, Inc.
Northwest Analytics, Inc. is a leading provider of manufacturing intelligence and SPC software solutions for manufacturers. NWA delivers real-time manufacturing analytics and visibility, SPC charting and enterprise reporting to 35% of the Forbes 1000 manufacturers and more than 5,000 manufacturing customers worldwide. NWA has focused exclusively on manufacturing for more than 25 years, providing a powerful, easy-to-use suite of manufacturing intelligence and SPC solutions that emphasize enterprise-wide integration, analysis and visibility. NWA is the partner-of-choice when it comes to helping its customers increase operating efficiencies and throughput, while delivering a fast and effective ROI. For more information, visit

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