Coronavirus/Covid-19 Information & Updates for Manufacturers

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

Hail JAVA!

What is that essential economic fluid that fuels workers and industry in every country on every continent?  Yes, it’s coffee which we celebrate today on National Coffee Day.  Here at Insyte Consulting, we do our part, not only by drinking plenty of joe, but by working with coffee companies like McCullagh Coffee, which opened its

“My Company is too Small to Fall Victim to Cyber Hackers”

October is National Cybersecurity Month. During this month we recognize organizations and people that play an increasingly significant role in securing our interconnected world. Many manufacturers believe that they are “too small” to be victims of cyber hackers or cybersecurity is too expensive or too difficult for them to address. Based on the growing number

NYS Manufacturing Grows

“Business activity grew at a swift pace in New York State,” according to the NY Federal Reserve’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey for September.  The index rose to 34.3, its second highest level in over 17 years, an increase of 16 points from the previous month. Shipments, New Orders and every constituent indicator also rose, except

Congressman Visits Akron Manufacturers

Congressman Chris Jacobs toured Niagara Specialty Metals and JW Burg Machine & Tool in Akron, two successful manufacturers and both clients of Insyte Consulting.  We were proud to help organize these visits so the Congressman could hear directly from manufacturers in the district about what they’re doing to succeed and the challenges they currently face. 

National Manufacturing Grows Amid Challenges

Despite ongoing supply chain, workforce and Covid issues, American manufacturing expanded in August according to the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI Index released today.  The overall index rose to 59.9 from 59.5 the previous month (a reading above 50.0 indicates growth) led by increases in New Orders and Production, while the growth in Prices slowed

Groundbreaking Milestone for Gear Motions in Tonawanda

Congratulations to our friends at Gear Motions breaking ground for their new manufacturing operations in Tonawanda, NY.  Insyte Consulting is proud to be a part of this world-class project.  The brand-new facility at 75 Pirson Parkway in Tonawanda, NY will bring Gear Motions’ two Buffalo-area facilities, Niagara Gear and Oliver Gear, together under one roof.