Manufacturing: Press Releases

Diverse Workforce Coalition Introduces Employ Buffalo Niagara

BUFFALO, N.Y– The Buffalo Niagara Partnership and a coalition of employers, community leaders, educators and service providers introduce Employ Buffalo Niagara, a new initiative to strengthen the local job market through employer-led workforce development. Employ Buffalo Niagara was created to streamline workforce development efforts and give employers better access to a greater number of qualified, diverse job candidates in Western New York. At the same time, the initiative aims to connect job seekers with a growing number of career opportunities in the region.

Buffalo School District Educates Students About High-Tech Manufacturing Careers

BUFFALO–The Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance today announced that the Buffalo School District will participate in Dream It, Do It WNY’s expansion throughout Erie and Niagara Counties. Dream It, Do It WNY (DIDI WNY) is designed to engage, educate and employ the next generation of advanced manufacturing talent. The Buffalo School District is one of nine school districts currently partaking in DIDI WNY.

Regional Manufacturers Educate Future Workforce

BUFFALO–The Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance today officially kicked off Dream It, Do It WNY in Erie and Niagara Counties. Dream It, Do It WNY (DIDI WNY) is designed to engage, educate and employ the next generation of advanced manufacturing talent through hands-on interaction with industry guest speakers, facility tours, learning labs and STEM-related activities. Students, manufacturers and elected officials gathered at ECC North for the first ever multi-school district event.