Which Manufacturers in WNY Can Supply These Products?

Your next customer may be looking for you through the U.S. Department of Commerce Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s (MEP) Supplier Scouting service.  The Service posts requests from companies and government agencies seeking U.S. manufacturers for a wide variety of products or contract manufacturing services.  Recent requests include:

  • Circuit breakers manufactured in the U.S. and with more than 55% of the cost of all components from U.S.
  • Bottler of oat-milk based single-serve drinks in aseptic packaging or aluminum cans.
  • Sterilized absorbent material made from non-woven 50% polyester/50% rayon.
  • Organic cotton yarn.
  • Roof insulation and membrane fastening plates comparable to plates produced by Johns Manville.
  • Grade 420 Stainless Steel.
  • Multi-Tasking 5-Axis Mill Turning Center.
  • Gluten-free, USDA Inspected co-manufacturer that specializes in making soup, stews curries, etc. and has the capacity to dehydrate, package and assemble shelf stable meals.
  • Synthetic Fibers for raw materials required for hair manufacturing.
  • X-ray detectable Barium Sulfate (BaSO4) PVC extruded thread.
  • 100% Recycled Polyester Waffle Beanie.
  • Filters comparable to Purex main filters for 1500i and 2000i fume extractors.
  • Investment casting and processing of Hadfield Manganese steel machinery part.
  • Water to air heat exchangers made of copper tubes and aluminum fins to be used in fan coils for residential and commercial appliances.
  • Fan motor, fan rotor and casing for residential and commercial appliances.
  • Rugged data loggers that can be deployed for long periods of time in water to measure level, temperature and conductivity. Must be equal to or better than the Solinst Levelogger 5 LTC.
  • Aluminum Sheet laser cutting and brake press forming.
  • Spindle Shaft.

For each request, the MEP website posts a Supplier Scouting Opportunity Synopsis that details technical specifications and performance requirements, delivery requirements and cost and volume estimates.

New requests are received on a regular basis. Contact Insyte Consulting if you would like to learn about how to submit your company’s capabilities in response to a request or if you would like to post a request to find suppliers for your company’s needs.

The Supplier Scouting service is one of many ways that Insyte Consulting helps WNY manufacturers to Innovate, Grow and Profit.


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