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Truck Platooning: The What, Why and How

Truck platooning is an innovative system of automated vehicle operation that has been shown to improve safety, minimize fuel consumption and reduce aerodynamic drag. Representatives from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) joined us to host a

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STEP Ahead 2016: Women in Manufacturing Awards

The Manufacturing Institute is now accepting applications for their 2016 STEP Ahead Awards, recognizing women in manufacturing. According to the Manufacturing Institute, the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production (STEP) Ahead initiative honors and promotes the role of women in the manufacturing industry through recognition, research and leadership. That’s a good

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Easing of H-1B visa cap will boost STEM economy

Every April, the federal government begins accepting applications for H-1B visas, which allow highly educated and skilled professionals to work temporarily in the United States. Again this year, just days after filing opened, the annual cap of 85,000 was reached. Last year, more than 172,000 applications were received in less

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5 reasons to join our expanded Manufacturers Council

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Manufacturers Council is expanding! You may have heard the buzz about the incredible work that our 12 member volunteer team has accomplished, including our sold-out tour series. We are now expanding the council and offering you the opportunity to join the general body of one of

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ASME to bring premier manufacturing conference to Buffalo

Here at the Partnership, we’re eagerly anticipating the arrival of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for their inaugural Advanced Design & Manufacturing Impact Forum this August – a brand new program focusing on the intersection of advanced design and advanced manufacturing. The four-day event will detail the critical

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