For this edition of our “Ask an Expert” series, we interviewed Michael Ulbrich, president of EWI’s New York operations. In this role, Michael heads up Buffalo Manufacturing Works, a state-of-the art center operated by EWI that works with manufacturers to develop, validate, and implement leading-edge technologies. Michael, a Buffalo native, returned to the area and joined EWI following 10 years in the banking industry.
FuzeHub’s Manufacturing Round Up: Weekly news and announcements in manufacturing. Read more about high demand for Momentive’s silicone products, University at Buffalo’s new massive open online courses, a newly appointed interim director at RIT’s Center for Electronics Manufacturing and Assembly, and more.
Manufacturing employs about 460,000 people in New York State, spread across over 17,000 establishments. From bakeries in Manhattan, to paper mills in Potsdam, to machine shops in Buffalo, to the shop floors of semiconductor, adhesive, and medical device producers, the Empire State’s manufacturers are dispersed across the state’s diverse economic landscape.