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Congratulations American Sensing – AS 9100 Rev D Certification

Insyte recently worked with American Sensing to implement an AS 9100 Rev D Quality Management System.  This effort assisted in formalizing their quality assurance processes to drive continuous improvement and reduce rework & material waste. Congratulations on your certification!

National Network Helps Manufacturers Meet Supplier Needs

The U.S. Department of Commerce Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s (MEP) Supplier Scouting service connects U.S. manufacturers with the supply chain needs of various OEMs/Tier 1s and government agencies.  U.S. manufacturers often struggle to find suppliers that meet specific criteria. MEP Supplier Scouting effectively identifies domestic manufacturers that meet specifications and connects them with the company seeking

NYS Manufacturing Growing, Optimism Slowing

New York State manufacturing activity grew “strongly” according to the November Empire State Manufacturing Survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of NY.  The general business conditions index was up 11.1 points to 30.9 (a reading above 0.0 indicates growth) with gains in New Orders, Shipments and Employment.  However, Prices Paid, Prices Received and Delivery

Label Manufacturer Identifies Cost-saving Options to Reduce Solvent Waste

Insyte Consulting partners with the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) to help local manufacturers realize the long-term benefits of sustainable manufacturing.  Read below to see how a local label manufacturer identified cost-saving options to reduce solvent waste. Challenge A leading label manufacturer in Western NY, with products seen throughout many markets, purchases 120,000 gallons of

American Manufacturing Growth Persists

According to the Institute of Supply Management’s PMI Index, manufacturing activity continued to grow in October 2021 as “…companies and suppliers continue to deal with an unprecedented number of hurdles to meet increasing demand.” The PMI level was 60.8, down 0.3 points from September’s PMI of 61.1 (a reading above 50.0 is consistent with growth). Production

Manufacturing: The 2nd Most Targeted Industry by Cyberattackers

In 2019, the manufacturing sector reached the top 10 status as the 8th most targeted industry by cyberattackers. The problem increased in 2020 when many companies were forced to depend on remote workers due to pandemic restrictions. Cyberhackers were ready to take advantage of this opportunity. The manufacturing industry moved from the 8th most targeted industry by

Manufacturing Activity Expands in NYS

Manufacturing grew in NYS over the last month, although at a slower pace than September, according to the October Empire State Manufacturing Survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of NY.  The general business conditions index was 19.8, down from 34.3 last month (a reading above 0.0 is consistent with growth).  Some 39% of respondents indicated

Celebrating Manufacturing Day!

Join us today we celebrate the importance and impact of manufacturing on America’s economy.  The facts are compelling and the contribution our manufacturers make is incredible.  The same is true here in WNY where manufacturing accounts for over 60,000 direct jobs and $13 billion in regional product. Here at Insyte Consulting we’re proud to work

U.S. Manufacturing Expands Despite Headwinds

The Institute for Supply Management’s PMI Index was up 1.2 points to 61.1 indicating that manufacturing activity nationwide grew in September despite significant challenges (a reading above 50.0 is consistent with expansion).  According to the report, “companies and suppliers continue to deal with an unprecedented number of hurdles to meet increasing demand.  All segments of

Cybersecurity Awareness Seminar: The Road to Readiness and Certification – Oct. 13

Join Insyte Consulting for a free seminar & discussion presented by Freed Maxick: Wednesday, October 13th THE ROAD TO READINESS AND CERTIFICATION What is the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) process? CYBERSECURITY BASICS FOR MANUFACTURING Basic Blocking and Tackling – how do you know you have done enough? 3:30pm presentation 4:30pm networking & cocktail reception