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Tapecon Promotes Internally: Director of Supply Chain & Innovation

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Tapecon, Inc. is proud to announce the promotion of Michael Gebera to be named Director of Supply Chain & Innovation.  Michael will assume this role immediately with strategic and functional leadership of Supply Chain and Application Engineering.  The combination of supplier relationship and innovation focus is intended to improve Tapecon’s systems to accelerate their research… Read more »

Tapecon & Protoscale Become Sponsors of The Foundry Buffalo

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Both Tapecon and Protoscale are honored to support The Foundry Buffalo and sponsor a small space within this creative incubator!  The Foundry Buffalo is an incubator and creative community space in Buffalo that provides opportunities to build business, create art, and inspire the next generation of makers, learners and doers. Tapecon and Protoscale are now… Read more »

Tapecon’s feature in The Buffalo News: “Buffalo’s New Blue-Collar Worker”

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On Sunday, January 31st 2016 the Buffalo News showcased Tapecon in their annual Prospectus with a piece titled “Buffalo’s New Blue-Collar Workers”.  Thanks to Matt Glynn and Derek Gee for the great article and photographs.  Leading with “Not your dad’s old, dingy job”, the article talked about how modern manufacturers like Tapecon are seeking workers… Read more »

Tapecon welcomes ECC Engineering Days Students

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  As part of WNY’s ‘Dream It Do It’ programming, Tapecon recently welcomed students from Sweet Home High School for a tour of its’ manufacturing facility.  The tour was sponsored by ECC Engineering Days, a two-day event designed to showcase high-tech degree programs at ECC and examples of possible career pathways. During the presentation and… Read more »

Manufacturing Council addresses increase for skilled labor in Buffalo

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Buffalo Niagara Partnership members and elected officials gathered for the 2016 Regional Advocacy Agenda addressing new priorities for 2016.  Chair of the Manufacturing Council, Tapecon’s President Steve Davis, spoke to the need to support federal Pell grants to better fund training and job readiness for the manufacturing workforce.   “We have the opportunity to align… Read more »

For Sale: Commercial Property in Rochester, NY

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  For Sale: Commercial Property in Rochester, NY   Click here to read the digital listing of 465 River Street, Rochester, NY 14612   During the major consolidation, renovation, and expansion project in 2012, Tapecon Inc. made the decision to relocate operations and staff from the Rochester facility to the improved and larger Buffalo headquarters…. Read more »

Tapecon & BNP Manufacturers Council

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Steve Davis, President of Tapecon talks about the challenges and opportunities of workforce development in the manufacturing sector and his involvement as Chair of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership Manufacturers’ Council…. I’ve been honored to be working alongside other BNP member manufacturers as Chair of the BNP Manufacturers Council.  The Council helps create value for manufacturing members… Read more »

Are you aware of the proposed change in FDA Nutritional Facts?

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The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label on food packages to reflect new public health nutrition information.  Proposed changes to the nutrition labels are to reflect evidence on nutrition, obesity, and chronic disease.  These changes include updating serving size requirements to reflect the amounts of food that people are actually eating and… Read more »

New GHS for Classification of Chemical Drum Labels

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  In 2003, the United Nations (UN) adopted the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The GHS includes criteria for the classification of health, physical and environmental hazards, as well as specifying what information should be included on labels of hazardous chemicals as well as safety data sheets (SDS). Tapecon is… Read more »

Steve Davis, Panelist for #MEDTECH2015 Manufacturing Innovation

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On October 14-15, MedTech Association will be hosting their annual event in Buffalo where Steve Davis will be a panelist for the #MEDTECH2015 Manufacturing Innovation Discussion.   MedTech will gather executives and leaders from New York State’s bio-sciences and technology industries. Steve Davis, President of Tapecon, Inc. and Protoscale, Inc. will join discussion about the evolving… Read more »