The Center for Industrial Effectiveness

The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE), an elite university extension program, connects the business community with expert resources of the University at Buffalo’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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TCIE fosters business growth and guides entrepreneurs, mid-sized businesses and mature companies toward improved performance. TCIE provides technical assistance through services such as facility layout and workflow analysis, finite element analysis and systems engineering.

Results-oriented Operational Excellence offerings include consultation in ISO, Lean, Six Sigma and industrial engineering. Professional development training is delivered through traditional, blended and online learning modes for the working adult.


UB TCIE pairs engineering students with companies in need of technical assistance.