FuzeHub Board Member, Santokh S. Badesha is more than a prolific inventor. The Xerox Fellow and manager of open innovation at Xerox Corporation is a leader who knows how to get the most out of a team. Since joining the business process and document technology company in 1980, Badesha has been issued over 200 patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Today, he has over 55 other patent applications in different stages of review. Badesha’s individual contributions are extraordinary, yet he’s also a team-builder with important advice for New York State manufacturers.
Reshoring is bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States, but are Chinese manufacturers coming to America, too? According to a recent report, the number of American workers who are employed directly by Chinese companies increased by more than 500% in the last five years. This trend coincides with another important increase, the growth of investment in the United States by Chinese firms.
Unemployed workers in the Buffalo-Niagara region are preparing for careers in manufacturing thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Labor. The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) at the University of Buffalo is offering an Advanced Manufacturing Quality Specialist (AMQS) certificate program to prepare workers for entry-level and mid-level positions
Automated Dynamics plans to increase its winnings in the manufacturing marketplace. To make room for the Mohawk Harbor casino project, the Schenectady manufacturer will move to a bigger and brand-new building in nearby Niskayuna.