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Imagine RIT attendees assemble Tiger with Tapecon printed technologies

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In preparation for Imagine RIT 2017, Tapecon’s engineering department worked with RIT’s AMPrint Center to plan a project that festival attendees could participate with and learn more about our company’s capabilities.  The objective was to create an RIT Tiger with light-up eyes powered by electronics printing, provided by Tapecon. The Imagine RIT Tiger was first printed… Read more »

Quality and Compliance Manager Named to Board of WNY Sustainable Roundtable

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Tapecon is pleased to share that our Quality and Compliance Manager, Mary Sennett, has been named to the Board of WNY Sustainable Roundtable (WNY SBR). Tapecon, Inc. is a founding member of WNY. In April 2015, Tapecon submitted a Sustainability Plan to support WNY SBR during a forum called “A Sustainability Plan: Why have a Sustainability Plan. … Read more »

UB Engineering interns optimize forecasting and order quantities

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A team of 6 graduate students from the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department of the University at Buffalo worked under the guidance of Michael Gebera and Lou Oliveri on a two-month long production planning project at Tapecon. The project was mainly concerned with Forecasting and Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) calculations for raw materials listed as… Read more »

Buffalo high schools exposed to manufacturing opportunities

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Tapecon was recently awarded the 2017 Manufacturing Award for Dream It Do It, for their work toward educating about manufacturing and working to improve manufacturing workforce in Buffalo. Tapecon is working on a new initiative to teach Buffalo high schools manufacturing skills.  The goal is to schedule 1-2 field trips for students per year, informing… Read more »

Membrane Switch Handling Requirements

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Tapecon Membrane Switch Handling Requirements For Switches with LED’s and/or Metal Domes DO NOT depress the button(s) or metal dome(s) unless the switch is on a flat, hard surface. DO NOT bend or flex switch in button or LED areas. DO NOT flex the switch beyond 5° of flat. DO NOT crease the ribbon cable…. Read more »

Tapecon Promotes Jeff Davis to Customer Service Manager

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Tapecon, Inc. is honored to announce the promotion of Jeff Davis to Customer Service Manager.  Jeff joined the company in 2011 as a Project Coordinator, then moved into a Quality Technician role.  In 2014, he transferred into a Customer Service Representative role and advanced to Customer Service Supervisor in 2016. Tapecon Inc. President, Steve Davis,… Read more »

Tapecon hosts ISM-Buffalo for a Factory Tour

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On April 6, Tapecon hosted ISM-Buffalo for a Factory Tour of their facility.  ISM- Buffalo is affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Tapecon’s Production Manager, Greg Davis, was the main factory tour guide along with Customer Service Manager Jeff Davis helping as co-guide.  Tapecon’s ISM-Buffalo factory tour had two groups of twelve.  One… Read more »

Tapecon Names New Production Manager

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Tapecon, Inc. is proud to announce the promotion of Greg Davis to Production Manager.  Greg has progressed through various roles with Tapecon including Process Engineer and Production Supervisor prior to his last effort as Lead Production Supervisor. Tapecon Inc. Director of Operation, Michael Gebera stated “In working with Greg over the last 4 years, I… Read more »

Tapecon Converts Electrical Flame Barrier for LED Luminaire Safety Requirements

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Electrical Flame Barrier Technology provides very high flammability and ignitability resistance for LED Luminaire designs and electrical devices.  This thin flexible insulation technology has excellent arc and track resistance, with good dielectric strength and thermal performance to safely contain electrical hazards.  Tapecon has partnered with 3M to provide converting of the Flame Barrier material to… Read more »

Michael Gebera to Educate Students at APICS Career Roundtable

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Tapecon’s Director of Operations and Supply Chain Expert, Michael Gebera, has been invited by University at Buffalo to participate as a career professional for APICS Career Roundtable.  The APICS Career Roundtable provides a venue where professionals from the WNY Operations and Supply Chain community share their career stories, information about their companies and their advice… Read more »