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Sotek, Inc. Gets Help with Internal Audits, Leading to Increased Revenue

Success Story Powered by New York MEP Regional Center Insyte Consulting Sotek, Inc. is a 35-year-old family-owned manufacturer of precision metal stampings, stator and rotor assemblies for electric motors and generators based in Buffalo, New York. Although the company is ISO 9001:2015 certified, it has struggled to complete internal audits. This put their certification and potential revenue from customers at risk. To help in this regard, Sotek engaged Insyte Consulting to help them complete their audits. During a key customer audit, the auditor recognized and noted the quality and detail of the internal audits that had been performed. This further solidified Insyte’s fundamental role in the success of our quality management system. — John Maurer, President Results of the engagement …

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Pladis Global Increases Productivity With Help of AMT

Success Story Powered by New York MEP Regional Center AMT Pladis Global is a worldwide manufacturer that produces some of the world’s finest chocolate and snack brands, including such brands as Godiva, Carr’s, and Jacob’s. Pladis approached AMT requesting assistance in improving the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) on one of its packaging lines. Before the project began, the OEE was 20-30% and the company hoped to increase this to 60% or greater. AMT utilized lean production principles to help Pladis increase OEE and overall run time. AMT was very successful in kicking off a continuous improvement mindset which engaged our production team and delivered fantastic results.  Our business has been on a growth path for some time and the lack …

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AIM helps Electro-Metrics with Cybersecurity Compliance

Success Story Powered by New York MEP Regional Center AIM   Electro-Metrics Corporation is a leading designer, producer, and integrator of antennas, sensors, and systems for broadband RF communications and testing. The machine shop and fabrication division manufactures precision machined products and provides contract manufacturing services. The Electro-Metrics manufacturing facilities support both our RF and Precision Fabrication divisions. Our capability to in-house manufacture and fully test our products allows us to meet quality expectations and provide rapid response to urgent needs. Becoming NIST 800-171 was a very detailed but necessary process in today’s ever changing technological world and the increase of cyber attacks. We have now been able to prove to department of defense agencies that we can meet and …

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