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eNews Issue 2, June 2012ub

Engineering Solutions

Customized software developed through UB TCIE is helping Katz Americas fulfill coaster orders with ease, enabling double-digit percentage sales increases every year since the the technology debuted. University at Buffalo engineers designed a program to combine multiple orders and shapes, making operations more efficient for the largest manufacturer of beverage coasters in North and South America.


Improving Renewable Energy Operations

This spring, the University at Buffalo celebrated the dedication of the UB Solar Strand on the North Campus, an installation of 3,200 solar panels. Funded by the New York Power Authority, the 750-kilowatt strand will power hundreds of UB student apartments. It is one of the largest ground-mounted photovoltaic arrays in New York State, and will serve as a classroom for both UB students and the K-12 population.

Behind the installation was Amherst’s Solar Liberty, whose operations are being improved with the help of UB TCIE so that it can better serve its customers. » Read how

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UB Partners Day

Experience the power of partnerships on June 13 at UB Partners Day, held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Learn how UB is connecting its resources to Western New York through free workshops and exhibits. Hear the latest on the $1 billion Buffalo challenge from luncheon speaker Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution, economic development advisor to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. » More

It’s Our 25th Birthday!

UB TCIE is celebrating 25 years of improving the economy, one business at a time. We started in a storage room in Bell Hall on the North Campus, assisting MRC Bearings of Chautauqua County, N.Y., with training its workforce. UB TCIE has evolved to serve an average of 80 companies per year, specializing in engineering solutions, operational excellence and professional development. » More

CASE STUDIES
Improving the Patient Experience: Leaders at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recognized there was room to better meet the healthcare needs of the Greater Niagara community, especially when considering new federal health care policies that are taking effect. Certified training in continuous improvement is advancing the ability to heal patients. » More
Maximizing Food Service: The Charter School for Applied Technologies in Kenmore – New York State’s largest charter school – wanted to enhance K-12 food service and expand the capabilities of subsidiary EST LLC, which supports operations of other charter schools. A food service efficiency and capacity analysis pinpointed operational shortcomings. » More

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UB TCIE connects the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with hundreds of public and private businesses annually. Our savvy team is well equipped to provide results-oriented technical services, consulting and training for a vast range of needs.