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A Sense of Security: Trends in Building & Property Security

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? Have you ever conducted a risk assessment for threats to your building and property or for cyber

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A World of Electronics – Manufacturing Month Tour Series

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. Open your next package delivery at home, but before you start popping the bubble wrap, keep this in mind:  SoPark

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Innovation in Print – Manufacturing Month Tour Series

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. A tour of the Zenger Group facilities in Tonawanda changes that. A million dollar-plus Heidelberg press was printing an incredible

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Technology Trends in Manufacturing

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

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Cyber Security

Gearing Up for Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Council meeting stresses preventive steps to guard against hacking of IT systems.  The results can be disastrous. Stolen financial information. A complete plant shutdown. Intellectual property theft. A hefty ransom for recovery of an IT system. Yet many manufacturers do not have systems or protocols in place – call

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A Look Into the Future of Workforce Development in WNY

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Buffalo Niagara Partnership sponsors tour of Northland Workforce Training Center prior to start of first classes in September. This is big. A 35-acre advanced manufacturing district with seven buildings on Buffalo’s East Side. Over 250,000 square feet of newly renovated training and classroom space. Hundreds of pieces of new

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Manufacturing Council Members Join Workforce Investment Board

Advocating for employers in Western New York is among the most important commitments the Buffalo Niagara Partnership makes, especially when it comes to workforce development. So we are especially pleased that based on our recommendation, two Partnership members were recently appointed to the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board

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Council Q&A – Seal & Design on the Importance of NAFTA

There are a lot of eyes and ears focused on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) currently ongoing between the United States, Canada and Mexico. Understanding what is at stake, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership called for strengthening our bi-national economy through a NAFTA renegotiation in our 2018

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