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A New Website for Entrepreneurs

The University at Buffalo and Launch NY have debuted a new website,,connecting current and would-be entrepreneurs to Upstate NY Rescources upstate New York resources that offer assistance in starting, growing and sustaining a business. Upstate New York Resources features an entrepreneur toolkit, overview of the stages of business, and search tool for regional expert resources.


Crafting the Blueprint of an
Effective Layout

Taylor Devices, Inc., celebrated the grand opening of new facilities at North Tonawanda’s Buffalo Bolt Business Park this fall. With $3.3 million pumped into the renovation of three former steel mill buildings, the maker of earthquake and shock absorption equipment doubled the size of its manufacturing capabilities. TCIE devised the layout of the largest building, incorporating maximum efficiency into the design. » More

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TCIE Spring / Summer Programs

Our Strategic Project Selection course debuts this summer, and focuses on how to launch improvement projects for maximum impact. Other business improvement course offerings include Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Training, and ISO Can Make You Money. » More

Sign Up for a UB Engineering Student

Want to improve business operations? UB students from the 2014-15 Student Black Belt Certification program are ready to help guide your company toward process excellence. Projects will result in a quantifiable financial impact on operations. » More

Upgrading Work Skill Training: Baker Victory Services of Lackawanna, NY, operates a café business that trains youth to prepare and serve lunch. Leaders are using Lean to move operations into the black. The methodology is improving the program and expanding its reach with new curriculum marketable to area school districts. » More
Supporting Individuals with Disabilities: U.S. military contracts awarded through the “AbilityOne” Program require that a minimal percentage of workers be classified as having a disability. To assure compliance and avoid jeopardizing future contracts, The Resource Center of Chautauqua County, NY, tapped into engineering services at UB. » More

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