Learn from safety experts and visit helpful exhibitors at next week’s Western New York Safety Conference
The Western New York Safety Conference will be conducting its 78th Annual Conference and Exposition on March 12th and 13th, 2014 at the Niagara Falls Seneca Event Center. All safety advocates from local businesses who wish to improve their organizations’ safety performance are invited to attend. At prior years’ conferences, there have been 99 different
Manufacturing over 350 kayaks per day – Confer Plastics, in North Tonawanda, NY was highlighted in this recent Business First Article and video – check them out here! View the entire article on the Buffalo Business First website here.
Working safely means working effectively. Insyte can help improve your safety systems with Lean, Six Sigma and E-Learning. Insyte is proud to sponsor the 2014 WNY Safety Conference. For more detailed information on the conference click here.
The February 2014 Empire State Manufacturing Index was 4.5 indicating modest expansion. That reading was down over 8 points from January’s 18 month high of 12.5, and marks a return to the tight +10/-10 range that the Index has charted since mid-2012. The Six Month Outlook, an optimistic 39, has been virtually unchanged since August
YOU’RE INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT A NEW INITIATIVE FOR NYS MANUFACTURERS February 27, 2014 Meetings Available 8:00 am – 1:00 pm University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence Bioinformatics and Life Sciences and Center for Materials Informatics 701 Ellicott Street | Buffalo, NY 14203 On February 27th representatives from FuzeHub, a new initiative
The Institute of Supply Management’s (ISM) much watched manufacturing index fell to 51.3 for January, down 5.2 points from its previous level, more than expected by economists. Recent weather disruptions to shipping were cited for this performance. However it’s harder to blame bad weather for unfavorable changes in the sub-indices for both new orders and
Did you miss National Clean Out Your Desk Day? Read about this little known tradition to encourage a neat and tidy work space. Bill Shepard from Insyte Consulting is highlighted in this recent Business First Article. …Shepard said there are two good reasons to keep a clean desk. “One, it gives the appearance that you know what
McCullagh is a great company and a great client. Among other things, McCullagh has a strong environmental focus that extends from their suppliers to their delivery fleet. After almost 150 years in Buffalo, they’re still growing thanks to the leadership of the Emblidge family. Learn more about their most recent investment here.
Economic reports this week from the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Labor, payroll processor ADP and the Business Roundtable were all generally positive for the economy. U.S. Gross Domestic Product grew rapidly in Q3 at an annualized rate of 3.6%, the highest reading since 1Q2012 and the first time the economy has posted three consecutive
Manufacturing activity in our area increased for the eighth month in a row in October, despite recent negative indications from the Empire State Manufacturing Survey and the national ISM Index. The seasonally adjusted Buffalo-Niagara PMI Index was up 3.7 points to 66.1, compared to the national ISM Index reading of 56.4 in October (readings above