Welcome to Northland!

SparkCharge, 43North’s 2018 business competition winner, is moving to Northland Central. The company is a startup clean-technology company from Syracuse that won the $1 million grand prize in the NYS-sponsored competition.  The company developed and now produces portable, fast-charging systems for electric vehicles. SparkCharge will join Insyte Consulting, Buffalo Manufacturing Works, Northland Workforce Training Center,

If you have employees, you need to know about the SHIELD Act.

If you have employees, you need to know about the SHIELD Act. Learn why, and much more, at this free event! Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Samuel’s Grande Manor 8750 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 Dox and partners will be offering a free informational Breakfast, Lunch & Learn event on November 6th

PMI & Employment Data Mixed for US Manufacturing

Two key October reports today sent a mixed message with the US economy adding more jobs than expected, even as US Manufacturing continued to slow.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report showed 128,000 jobs, well above economists’ estimates of ~85,000, despite the General Motors’ strike which resulted in the loss of 36,000 manufacturing jobs.

Ribbon Cutting Formally Opens Buffalo Manufacturing Works!

This ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened Buffalo Manufacturing Works.  Insyte’s president, Ben Rand, joined representatives from Buffalo Manufacturing Works, Governor Cuomo’s office, Empire State Development, Buffalo Urban Development Corporation, Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance, the Northland Workforce Training Center, and the Edison Welding Institute to “cut the ribbon.” Buffalo Manufacturing Works and its partner organizations – the

INSIGHTS: FALL 2019 — Case Study: Reimann & Georger CORP.

Company  Reimann & Georger (RGC) is a manufacturer of marine products (boat lifts/docks), hydraulic construction tools, and hoisting/roofing equipment. The company, initially founded in 1898, has been under the same family ownership since 1972. RGC currently employs 57 people within its 70MSF facility. The company’s products are shipped both domestically and internationally. Situation   The marine

INSIGHTS: FALL 2019 — Insyte’s Big Move

Insyte Consulting’s recent relocation is a change of address with strategic implications for us and for Western New York manufacturers. Insyte Consulting’s recent relocation is a change of address with strategic implications for us and for Western New York manufacturers. By co-locating with our partners at Buffalo Manufacturing Works, the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance (BNMA),

INSIGHTS: FALL 2019 — President’s Message: Insyte’s $3 Billion Impact

Insyte is proud to announce that we have surpassed $3 BILLION in economic impact in Western New York since the year 2000. This is a testament to our clients: WNY manufacturers of all types, who continue to invest in themselves to improve their competitiveness and grow their businesses. Their optimism and dedication are good news

INSIGHTS: FALL 2019 — Profile: Ryan Case

Meet our new business development manager Ryan Case, who joined Insyte in June after nearly two decades in the plastics industry. Before he made the switch, Ryan worked myriad roles, from engineering and supply chain to sales and marketing. Now, he applies the skills he acquired in a managerial sales capacity at Insyte. Here, Ryan

Happy National Manufacturing Day!

It’s THAT time again, when we pause once a year to reflect on the importance of manufacturing.  Here in WNY, we have a proud history of manufacturing success from our Curtiss-Wright to Bethlehem Steel to General Motors.  Today manufacturing still provides 1 of every 10 jobs (about 65,000) in the five counties and over $9

Ten Year Low in Manufacturing

The Institute for Supply Management’s PMI Index fell -1.3 points to 47.8, its lowest reading in over ten years (June 2009), indicating that the rate of U.S. manufacturing contraction is increasing (a reading below 50.0 indicates contraction).  For the second month in a row, the PMI indicated contraction, surprising analysts who expected a rebound to