One of the greatest privileges of my role at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has been the opportunity to see firsthand the manufacturing operations preset here in Western New York. I’ve observed so much cool stuff being manufactured right in my own backyard. It’s like an extended episode of “How It’s Made.”
Since the invention of the wheel, technology has driven industrial progress. Today’s advances give manufacturers an array of options to produce high quality, consistent products faster, more efficiently and, ultimately, for less cost. So how do manufacturers transition to new technologies while remaining profitable? And what impact is technology having on the workforce? Our Manufacturing Council presented some answers at its July meeting.
There are many different economic incentives available to help area manufacturers expand and strengthen their business. From tax abatements to economic development grants, local and state agencies offer these incentives to promote job creation and economic growth in our communities. Incentives can often mean the difference between a company starting a project or shelving it.
Manufacturing Council meeting at Moog spotlights current trends in building and property security measures
Does your company or organization have established procedures in place for an emergency situation in or outside your facilities?
If there is one thing certain about the impact of President Trump’s trade policies, it is uncertainty.
SoPark produces advanced printed circuit boards and other assemblies as the area’s largest Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider
To understand the electronics products being made at SoPark, think bubble wrap.
Zenger Group Produces Solutions in Print, Mail and Marketing for Customers from Coast to Coast
Most of us don’t give the printed materials we encounter every day a second thought.
Eastman Machine Company Highlights More Than 130 Years as Leading Manufacturer of Cutting Systems for Customers Around the World
Next time you pull on a pair of jeans or settle into the seat of a car, there’s a pretty good chance the fabric was cut with a system from Eastman Machine Company.
Business applications seem to be evolving at a blistering pace. Things like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Computing and Predictive Analytics are discussed often when the topic of “Technology in Manufacturing” comes up. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software sits at the center of manufacturing business applications and is also a hot topic. Since most manufacturers only replace their ERP software every 8-15 years this typically means that the process of selecting the perfect software can be a daunting task.
Manufacturing Council meeting stresses preventive steps to guard against hacking of IT systems.