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Insyte Helps UB Team Win $52,000 First Place Prize in Entrepreneurship Competition

Team NanoHydroChem with, from left to right, Mark Swihart, UB Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biology, co-founder and technical advisor to the team, Parham Rohani, doctoral student, co-founder and Team Leader, Bruce Kohrn business strategist, and Robert Kosobucki, Senior Consultant at Insyte Consulting, and business mentor to the team. Insyte Consulting has been an active

NYS Survey Reinforces Manufacturing Data

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey (ESMS) for April paints a picture of slowing growth in manufacturing across the state, consistent with recent local and national manufacturing data.  The ESMS index indicates continued expansion at 5.2 (a reading above 0 indicates growth) for April, but fell over 11 points since March.  New Orders were also down

Chocolate Season is Here!

The peak of the spring chocolate season in WNY is here.  Once Mothers’ Day is behind us, many of the small chocolate manufacturers/shops close for the summer while the larger manufacturers stay open all year round. But for now, production continues at a frenetic pace for all. In the February 2012 edition of Buffalo Spree,

Local, National Manufacturing in Sync

The Institute of Supply Management – Buffalo’s PMI Index for March released today shows local manufacturing activity returned to modest growth after spiking earlier this year.  The March Index of 56.3 was down from a two-year high of 69.9 in January, but in line with the National ISM reading of 57.2 for March (a reading

Through the Lens: WNY’s Industrial Past – Niagara Falls Manufacturing

The harnessing of hydroelectric power in Niagara Falls at the end of the 19th Century helped turn the area into a manufacturing powerhouse boasting names like ALCOA, General Electric, Union Carbide and Westinghouse.  In 1901, the Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Power and Manufacturing Company (NFHPMC) was one of two major electricity companies in Niagara Falls.* Pictured

Made in WNY – Trico’s 100th Anniversary

The company that became synonymous with the windshield wiper, Tri-Continental Corporation, better known as Trico, was founded in Buffalo in 1917 and grew to be Buffalo’s largest employer before leaving town 85 years later when it finally closed its “Plant #1” at the corner of Goodell and Ellicott in 2002.  Trico had a significant impact

A Fond Farewell

Today the staff of Insyte Consulting celebrated the retirement our Business Development Manager, Bill Shepard.  Always friendly and smiling, the last ten years of working with Bill have been a pleasure. Congratulations, Bill – may your retirement be filled with many new adventures, meaningful moments, and much happiness!

Local & State Manufacturing Strength Continues

Recent survey results from both the Institute of Supply Management – Buffalo (ISM) and the Empire State Manufacturing Survey (ESMS) indicate that manufacturing continues to expand in Buffalo and statewide, albeit at a slower pace than last month.  The ISM indicated growth for the fifth month in a row in our area, although the index

Way to Grow!

Insyte was thrilled to be a part of the grand opening of Bak USA‘s advanced manufacturing and product workshop. “The team at Bak USA truly exemplifies how a company can innovate and grow successfully in Western New York. Our team was honored to contribute our facility layout expertise to optimize their new space,” said Benjamin