Getting Ready for Food Truck Tuesday

The view from our suite showing Larkin Square prepping for Food Truck Tuesday!

WGRZ Features Loupe – Innovate WNY

WGRZ Ch. 2 showcased one of our entrepreneurial clients this morning, City Dining Cards and their new restaurant loyalty app, Loupe.  Our Jack McGowan reviewed and helped company management define their funding strategy, business plan and investor presentation.  The company represented Buffalo in the Launchpad pitch in New Orleans this past spring and is a

Practical Examples & Advice for Digital Manufacturing

While there is a great deal of buzz around “smart manufacturing” and “digital manufacturing” and how these technologies will soon revolutionize manufacturing, there have been few examples and little about what will be required to capture these benefits.   A recent article in Industry Week offers both an example of how digital manufacturing can impact daily operations and

Grant Money Available for Companies Impacted by Foreign Competition

Has your business suffered from foreign competition? Insyte has partnered with NYS TAAC (Trade Adjustment Assistance Center) to help companies improve their competitive position and recover from the effects of business lost to foreign competitors. The list of Insyte services for which TAAC will provide up to $75,000 of grant assistance is extensive and includes,

INSIGHTS: SUMMER 2016 — CASE STUDY: Gintzler International

Company Gintzler International is a leading narrow web label, shrink sleeve, and product identification printer and converter, specializing in servicing the prime consumer product and pharmaceutical packaging industries. Clients include Mabamex (Mattel Toys), Sorrento Cheese, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, as well as several pharmaceutical customers. Gintzler’s state-of-the-art production facility operates under cGMPs. Situation Gintzler International

INSIGHTS: SUMMER 2016 — EMPLOYEE PROFILE—Jack McGowan

In this issue of Insights, we talk with Jack McGowan about startup development. With years of experience on the Insyte team, Jack has long been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs evaluate, develop and fund their business ideas. Here, he discusses the role he plays on the Insyte team, with his clients and in the region’s startup

INSIGHTS: SUMMER 2016 — STARTUPS AND ESTABLISHED COMPANIES COLLABORATE FOR MUTUAL GAIN

By Jack McGowan Collaboration between promising startups and established companies can provide benefits for both parties. Startup companies often need experienced management, production and distribution capabilities, and other resources, to successfully launch and grow their business. Existing companies often need new products, new market opportunities and an infusion of entrepreneurial energy to sustain and grow

INSIGHTS: SUMMER 2016 — PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Insyte’s Impact Tops $2 Billion By Ben Rand I’m proud to announce that Insyte has surpassed $2 billion in client impact in Western New York since 2000, more than $1 billion of which has come since the beginning of 2013, a clear indication that the pace of WNY manufacturing improvement in our area is accelerating.

INSIGHTS: SUMMER 2016 — RECENT PROJECTS

A SAMPLE OF PROJECTS THAT INSYTE RECENTLY CONCLUDED WITH WNY COMPANIES: Helped a Buffalo custom manufacturer become one of the first in New York State and nationwide to be certified to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard. Performed a manufacturing analysis of a strategic machining area to help an Erie County custom manufacturer increase throughput

New Brookings Advanced Industries Report includes Buffalo

The Brookings Institution issued a new Advanced Industries Report today identifying new trends and providing specific data for the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas.  The report found that the sector continued to expand from 2013-2015, but growth “emanated from a narrower set of auto manufacturing and ‘tech’ service industries.” Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls ranked in the middle