Insights and Reports
2022 NYC Green Industrial Design Jam
When it comes to manufacturing products at scale, or even producing small numbers of prototypes, businesses tend to outsource the actual production to contract manufacturers at best in distant areas of the state or region, but more likely in countries as far afield as China or India. This disconnect between local industrial designers and local manufacturers has had an impact on local economic development.
Greening New York: Part Four – Getting Your Business Ready For Government Contracts
The City of New York’s climate outcomes can mean climate incomes—and jobs and contracts—for industrial businesses. In this fourth and final blog in the series, learn about resources from SBS and NYSERDA to help your business get ready for government contracts, particularly if you are an MWBE.
Greening New York: Part Three – Parks, Recreation, and Housing
The City of New York’s climate outcomes can mean climate incomes—and jobs and contracts—for industrial businesses. In this third blog in the series, learn about forthcoming investments from the Departments of Parks & Recreation (DPR), Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA).
Greening New York: Part Two – Sewage and Environmental Protection
The City of New York’s climate outcomes can mean climate incomes—and jobs and contracts—for industrial businesses. In this second blog in the series, learn about forthcoming investments from the NYC Department of Environmental Protection.
Greening New York: Part One – Climate Policy
The City of New York’s climate outcomes can mean climate incomes—and jobs and contracts—for industrial businesses. In this first blog in the series, learn about New York’s climate imperatives, what the law requires, and the opportunities it brings.
DEI Webinar: Leaders Driving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the industrial sector
MaiiC hosted a webinar on March 3rd, 2021, where we heard from a DEI expert and industrial business leaders on their perspectives on what business leaders can do to facilitate action on DEI.
DEI: Attracting New Talent
Lee Spring came to DEI recognizing that they were facing a workforce crisis. Learn from Chief Technical Advisor and former President Al Mangels how creating a more equitable workplace can be a way to attract new talent.
DEI: The Manufacturing Institute’s ‘Pledge for Action’
The Manufacturing Institute crafted a diversity and inclusion “pledge for action”. Find out what it entails, resources to help in your business’s journey, and information about a MaiiC webinar specifically for DEI in industrial companies.
DEI: Starting With a Benchmark
Bright Power didn’t have resources to identify the right external DEI consultant. But they took an internal baseline to get started.
DEI: Brooklyn Brewery’s Journey
Learn how iconic beverage manufacturer Brooklyn Brewery started their DEI journey
DEI: The Business Case
Finding the time to replace staff can be costly—on average it costs businesses over $3,500 to replace good talent. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategies can improve businesses’ talent retention and attraction. Learn more and take our MaiiC DEI Assessment below.
PPE Guidelines: How to Protect Your Staff
Do you know what kind of PPE you need to keep your workers safe? MaiiC has partnered with Pensa and SecondMuse to create a simple, […]
Webinar: How NYC’s Industrial Frontline is Pivoting to Meet Critical Supply Chain Needs
Throughout New York, supply chains and business operations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some companies, however, have been successful in pivoting their normal operations […]
Forgivable Loans for Small Businesses: Paycheck Protection Program
Access to capital is imperative to industrial businesses across New York City right now and understanding the available resources and the best options for your […]
5 Most Common Student Misperceptions of Manufacturing
To better understand some of the pre-conceived impressions that young people have towards manufacturing, we sat down and interviewed over 30 technical students during Manufacturing Day.
Manufacturing the Smart City
MaiiC spoke with students after the “Smart Cities” event to understand their perceptions of the industry and equip employers with lessons on how to improve recruitment of the rising workforce. Read the three key takeaways.
Top 5 Reasons Young People Are Excited About the Future of Manufacturing
NYC Manufacturing Day 2019 brought together students from across New York City. Find out which aspects of the industry sparked interest in the students and encouraged them to consider a career in manufacturing.
Manufacturing Green Technologies
MaiiC spoke with students after the “Green Technologies” event to understand their perceptions of the industry and equip employers with lessons on how to improve recruitment of the rising workforce. Read Part 2 of the Manufacturing Day takeaways.