Category Archives: Updates

It’s Time to Open New Doors

Our office move to Northland is just a week away.  We will be up and running for business on July 26 at our new location.  Our suite is ready and waiting for us. Here are some pictures we took yesterday when we stopped by to see the progress. We are sad to leave Larkin. They

NYS Manufacturing Rallies

The NY Federal Reserve’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey returned to positive territory this month after posting its largest-ever drop last month and falling into negative territory for the first time in over two years.  The general business conditions index increased 12.9 points, recovering almost half of its losses from last month.  Although, the index reading

Made in WNY – Buffalo, the U.S. Census & the Dawn of Data Processing

The 2020 United States Census has been in the news lately as the U.S Department of Commerce gears up for its decennial count of the population as mandated by the U.S. Constitution.  What you may not know is that 130 years ago, a Buffalo-born inventor revolutionized the tabulation of Census data with his computation machines,

US Manufacturing Slips Again

A closely-watched manufacturing indicator, the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI Index, fell in June for the third month in a row to an anemic 51.7, continuing a downward trend since last August when the Index reached a 14-year high (a reading above 50 indicates expansion).  These results were certainly influenced by the U.S.-China trade conflict

NYS Manufacturing Nosedives

The largest-ever drop in the 17-year history of the NY Federal Reserve’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey puts statewide manufacturing in negative territory this month.  The general business conditions index dropped 26.4 points to -8.6, its lowest level in over two years (a reading below 0 indicates contraction).  New Orders and Unfilled Orders were off sharply,

Moving Right Along!

Work is continuing on the entrance to our new home at Northland Central.  Since we last visited at the end of April, the concrete floor was poured, the brick wall finished, and the glass ceiling and windows installed. Once this entrance is finished, we will be moving to Northland and our new location will be

Workshop: Funding Opportunities to Develop New Technologies

FEDERAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP DEVELOP NEW TECHNOLOGIES Thursday June 20th, 2019    9am-noon Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State- 1300 Elmwood, Buffalo, 14222 8:30am: Check- in and coffee Cost: No Charge (Registration Required) To register, email Dr. Susan McCartney at Is your firm is looking to develop disruptive technologies as the foundation

US Manufacturing Down Trend Continues

The Institute for Supply Management’s PMI Index fell to 52.1 in May, a 2 1/2-year low and below market expectations, continuing a downward trend since reaching a 14-year high last August. In the intervening 9 months, the Index has fallen 8.7 points (a reading above 50 indicates expansion). “Respondents expressed concern with the escalation in

Manufacturing is Alive and Well in WNY

More examples that manufacturing is alive & well in WNY.  The annual Business First Manufacturing Awards honored 20 area companies May 16 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens for their contributions to the economic climate of Western New York.  Insyte Consulting is proud to have worked with many of the winners & sponsored this event.   Congratulations everyone!   2019 MANUFACTURING

Sustainability & the Supply Chain: Workshop June 26th

Sustainability & the Supply Chain Workshop Reduce Costs and Improve Supply Chain Performance Learn how environmental sustainability can increase your business competitiveness and improve your “transparency” and “traceability” for customers. Workshop Details: When & Where: Wednesday, June 26th 9:00 am- 11:30 am (8:30 am Check-in) Location: Niagara County Center for Economic Development 6311 Inducon Corporate