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Contract Manufacturing Receives Award from Buffalo Business First

May 18, 2023

On Wednesday, May 17, our Contract Manufacturing team was honored to receive a 2023 Manufacturing Award from Buffalo Business First in the Workforce Innovation and Training Category. People Inc. President and CEO Anne McCaffrey and Contract Manufacturing Production Lead Jeremy Little accepted the award.

Our Contract Manufacturing supports meaningful integrated employment for people with disabilities by providing business solutions such as general and light assembly/disassembly, packaging, light manufacturing or inspection to area businesses in a timely, professional and cost-effective manner.

Contract Manufacturing invests in the integrated model by ensuring the workforce we provide is screened, trained and committed to quality. We ascertain each business partner’s unique project details, deadlines and quality requirements and shape our workforce to meet these needs. Within any partnership we provide regular supervision and facilitation of natural supports on a work site through modeling to and training of our and the partner’s employees on workplace and disability etiquette. People Inc. also can provide a broad overview training related to working with people with disabilities to any community partner/business who is interested in supporting and diversifying their workforce. People Inc. supports the integration of people with and without disabilities through our site-based and community business locations. Our Contract Manufacturing operation provides the natural opportunity for this when we partner with community businesses and supplement their workforce. We supply a trained workforce to assist with contracted tasks, such as assembly/disassembly, packaging, light manufacturing and inspection. Not only does this result in meaningful employment for people with disabilities, but we also become a valuable solution for local businesses struggling with recruitment and meeting project deadlines.

Learn more about this unique business service.