Machinery manufacturers recognized for partnership with SEAS

Pictured, from left, are: Chet Pulaski and Michele Agustin of Ttarp, Gary Simon of TCIE, and Joe McNamara and John Burkhardt of Ttarp.

By Tracy Puckett

The UB Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) recognized Ttarp Co. of Buffalo for being a “Partner in Engineering Excellence” at the 2016 Small Business Luncheon. The event was hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Buffalo Business First and SCORE Buffalo Niagara.

Ttarp designs and manufactures fabricating and converting machinery. Since 2007, it has partnered with TCIE to receive technical assistance from students and faculty of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Project work has been partially funded by the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) grant, which helps companies in New York State remain competitive.