Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, and Business Innovation (MEBI), an advanced training program designed to accelerate BIPOC leadership and innovation through team entrepreneurship in the manufacturing industry, recently […]
As Federal, State, and local policies increasingly mandate and incentivize the conversion of public and
private vehicle fleets to zero-emission vehicles, the workforce must pivot to support widespread
emergence of related new technologies. Transportation and warehousing personnel such as vehicle operators, fleet managers, and maintenance technicians will need to adjust their operations and training procedures to effectively and safely meet new standards.
As a city of skyscrapers, you might not think New York does much manufacturing. And yet, over 70,000 people work in the city’s physical manufacturing sector, producing everything from food, garments, and advanced materials, to metals, concrete, plastics, medical technology, and aerospace parts.
To increase connections between manufacturers, sustainability experts, and designers Urbane and Urban Manufacturing Alliance hosted the Green Industrial Design Jam (GIDJ) to share expertise, strategies, and build a network of practitioners working towards shared goals. The GIDJ, sponsored by the Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Council, brought together subject matter experts across disciplines to talk about today’s challenges and opportunities in scaling sustainable manufacturing in New York City.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bright Power didn’t have resources to identify the right external DEI consultant. But they took an internal baseline to get started.
Learn how iconic beverage manufacturer Brooklyn Brewery started their DEI journey
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.