Bak USA is a social enterprise that employs a local yet diverse workforce in Buffalo, New York. These are their unique stories.
Lawrence is a native of Buffalo, New York. He is currently working in inventory quality control at Bak USA.
“I was under a program called ‘It Takes a Village’ and three of us were hired through that program there. What they do here, they provide a place of employment where I can get a steady check that I know is there at the end of the week. Bak has helped me out a lot by providing me with a job that I know is there for me as well as my children.
“What we’re doing here is we are helping individuals, those who cannot afford tablets. So the energy is very high here.
“We’re doing it with our own hands and it’s being done within the United States. The management team is wonderful here. Everyone gets along and if you have any issue or any problems, we help one another out. On top of the world, that’s where we’re going.
“A technology company that is on the rise. If you are good with your hands and assembling, I would say come down and put in an application, I would even put my name on the dotted line.
“My name is Lawrence Smith. I am from Buffalo, New York, and I work in inventory quality control here at Bak USA.”