How America's Largest Puzzle Factory Makes 2 Million Puzzles A Month

13 Spa 2020
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When the pandemic locked people inside, Buffalo Games saw an unprecedented spike in demand for its puzzles. But just as demand was taking off, the company's Buffalo, NY factory was shut down under New York State COVID-19 mandate. As the largest manufacturer of puzzles in North America, the company had to get creative. First, Buffalo Games sourced from overseas and then ramped up manufacturing stateside when the factory was able to reopen in May. Since May, the company has doubled production, now making 2 million puzzles a month. Business Insider visits the factory to see how Buffalo Games did it.
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How America's Largest Puzzle Factory Makes 2 Million Puzzles A Month

  • And how the sales of that puzzle company only round to 100,000 a month

    Reynolds TindallReynolds TindallPrieš 5 minučių
  • I read pizza and clicked. Not for me.

    Arabinda nayakArabinda nayakPrieš dieną
  • Please tell me that I'm not the only hungry ass that saw '' How America's largest pizza factory makes 2 million pizzas a month ''

    Ammaar EssaAmmaar EssaPrieš dieną
    • Me to 😅😭

      Faramir TookFaramir TookPrieš val
    • You not. 😭😭🤣

      Privacy IsKeyPrivacy IsKeyPrieš 13 val
  • I’m on puzzle #62 for 2020!

    Patty ThompsonPatty ThompsonPrieš 2 dienas
  • Did not know that any puzzles were still made in USA. Will check next time I buy the grandkids some puzzles. It makes my blood boil when my dear wife buys me a beaitifull $6 or 7 dollar Christmas, Anniversary or birthday card and they are made in virus spreading china. Beg her to go to the dollar store and purchas a made in USA card for a buck. She watches me turn every card over to see country of origin before reading the card. Thank you.

    Tom GarboTom GarboPrieš 2 dienas
  • > how many of you are full from all the thanksgiving food... - i also made another youtube game.

    Andrew BergAndrew BergPrieš 2 dienas
  • I do at least one 2000 piece puzzles a month. My son gave me a subscription to the Buffalo Puzzle of the Month. It's great fun. It's great to see how much effort they put into making sure all the pieces are there. My question is: many of our recent puzzles have come with extra pieces, in a few cases not duplicates, but from some other puzzle. All of our puzzles have been complete. Mysterious.

    plaxitplaxitPrieš 2 dienas
  • 3:09 This is the way.

    N NN NPrieš 3 dienas
  • Not True! The completed puzzle WILL NOT hold if lifted up in the air to view, at least the 1,000 I made. Mine had way too many wrinkled pieces, some w opened edges, but overall, the print is beautiful, each piece is a perfect fit and had NO missing pieces. I like fixing things, so a small brush of white glue fix the problem. It is not a deal breaker, I like the texture and feel of the pieces. The cardboard is fresh, and providing a poster is a plus. I just wish their puzzles would arrive on a ziplock bag and the box had a tamper seal, not hot glue as it rips the box when trying to open it.

    Crankestein LoskonCrankestein LoskonPrieš 3 dienas
  • My 86 year old grandmother has done 50 puzzles since the pandemic....... 300-1000 piece!! We are giving them to friends and family!!!

    Joshua McbrideJoshua McbridePrieš 3 dienas
  • I don’t even play puzzles but this video is educational

    Andrew CappinAndrew CappinPrieš 3 dienas
  • The most interesting part they didn't show is how the pieces are cut. Is it laser? Blades? A press cut?

    Cleiton FelipeCleiton FelipePrieš 3 dienas
  • My mom who spent the last 12 years of her life in a nursing home and putting a puzzle together made her mind stable and strong.

    Dennis RodgersDennis RodgersPrieš 3 dienas
  • Thank you for sharing this process! I would love to tour a factory.

    Cathy DavisCathy DavisPrieš 5 dienų
  • Indians are the top ranked in the world ..... proud to be an indian 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼❤️❤️

  • This was really neat to watch!!! I enjoy puzzles immensely and am glad you make these for distribution!!!!!

    EoffZooStaffEoffZooStaffPrieš 6 dienų
  • Now I want to buy a puzzle

    TomTomPrieš 7 dienų
  • The world map are the most common and my favorite!

    Abdul Mulki PurnamaAbdul Mulki PurnamaPrieš 8 dienų
  • i got no job and im stuck with puzzles... cant get out too

    david psalm benduladavid psalm bendulaPrieš 8 dienų
  • ah shit, i got heart burn

    heazy87heazy87Prieš 10 dienų
  • This puzzles don't come in a bag? It's the first time I have seen that. Or the video didn't show the part where the pieces get bagged.

    José AscencioJosé AscencioPrieš 10 dienų
  • I only do Buffalo Puzzles.

    Natasha AlfordNatasha AlfordPrieš 11 dienų
  • I bought some before the pandemic

    Occam's RazorOccam's RazorPrieš 11 dienų
  • I'm glad some companies are thriving during this pandemic

    Miss MMiss MPrieš 11 dienų
  • what happens when there's accidental puzzle spill?

    Hiro TakasugiHiro TakasugiPrieš 11 dienų
  • I'm so fukin high rn i read title That how factory is making pizzas

    bb singhbb singhPrieš 11 dienų
  • We love made by adult payed worker products

    Jared FloresJared FloresPrieš 11 dienų
  • Ahhhh! My ass is broken! Football broke my ass!

    Dayle SmithDayle SmithPrieš 11 dienų
  • Woah women in forklifts amazing... get that money 💰

    Jesuz BernalJesuz BernalPrieš 12 dienų
  • In times of pubg and Fortnite who gives a damn about these puzzles

    Abbeezzz GamingAbbeezzz GamingPrieš 12 dienų
  • darn this good quality puzzle, i play puzzle but bought worse quality puzzle. Fk

    JonelTM RelJonelTM RelPrieš 12 dienų
  • My daughter has over 100 of your puzzles. And she can complete one in about 2 hours. She does the 300 piece ones

    Juanita ThorpeJuanita ThorpePrieš 12 dienų
  • There is a great peace to be found in doing a jigsaw puzzle, whether you are alone with soft music playing or in a group trying to see who finds the most pieces. One of my favorite pastimes.

    Cindy StrachanCindy StrachanPrieš 12 dienų
  • Anyone else thought he was carry pizza?

    ShaqqaveliShaqqaveliPrieš 12 dienų
  • Been a puzzler for a few years and I love Josephine wall puzzles 🤗

    RachRachPrieš 12 dienų
  • I bought a puzzle rated for 3-5 years. Finished it in 10 minutes!

    Stonewall337Stonewall337Prieš 12 dienų
  • 4:41 is the best part! Like if u agree

    DarthJay 92DarthJay 92Prieš 12 dienų
  • Great video!

    PNW RCPNW RCPrieš 12 dienų
  • No i love puzzles its my new hobby

    Donna BrooksDonna BrooksPrieš 13 dienų
  • I’ve been addicted to building puzzles this year!! It’s therapeutic to me 🧩

    Cristina MiramontesCristina MiramontesPrieš 13 dienų
  • 2:05 We're jot trying to change the intent of the artist... (We just trying not to get sued for copyright infringement.)

    Ray BoisRay BoisPrieš 13 dienų
    • @CrystalStearOfTheCas You're right of course. I was only trolling...

      Ray BoisRay BoisPrieš 12 dienų
    • Yeah.... that's not how it works, the law is a bit more complex than that

      CrystalStearOfTheCasCrystalStearOfTheCasPrieš 13 dienų
  • Aww I just got one buffalo puzzle from my husband. Its an elderly couple sitting on a horse cart drawn by two pinto horses very beautiful.

    Lucia AmbrogioLucia AmbrogioPrieš 13 dienų
  • I'm watching this to figure out if one of the pieces gets stuck on any of the parts. It would solve the mystery of the missing puzzle piece. ..

    John doeJohn doePrieš 13 dienų
  • YEP!!! Just bought me two new puzzles during this lockdown period. Looking to buy a couple more. Enjoyed watching how they are made.

    Michelle HendricksMichelle HendricksPrieš 13 dienų
  • those uneven gaps between the pieces look aweful. i guess nothing beats a Ravensburger puzzle in quality

    dimos kdimos kPrieš 13 dienų
  • you better take that windfall and diversify into something else, because your business will flatline by 2024

    Othoap ProtoOthoap ProtoPrieš 13 dienų
  • Throughout the whole video I was thinking how the ceo would gift everyone a puzzle game on Christmas

    Khandakar EmtiazuddinKhandakar EmtiazuddinPrieš 14 dienų
    • LMAO

      At ArAt ArPrieš 12 dienų
  • I saw pizza

    henry 370zhenry 370zPrieš 14 dienų
  • Well this video got me to buy 2 puzzles from them so success?

    Jackson BitzerJackson BitzerPrieš 14 dienų
  • It still puzzles me how they can make that many so fast

    ChrisChrisPrieš 14 dienų
  • I love doing a puzzles.I purchase them by mail,in thrift stores,and some are given to me.zThey are a great hobby.Even my cats try and help me.

    Judith DeanJudith DeanPrieš 14 dienų
  • That’s awesome. I hope everyone in that place is getting big bonuses.

    RochyanRochyanPrieš 14 dienų
  • Another Indian CEO

    UUPrieš 15 dienų
  • I should buy myself some puzzles 🔥

    ARESXY1986ARESXY1986Prieš 15 dienų
  • wow light years ahead of LudoFact

    netdog713netdog713Prieš 15 dienų
  • also is expresive.

    Yefferson Daney E.SYefferson Daney E.SPrieš 16 dienų
  • |°\´ the need urgent.

    Yefferson Daney E.SYefferson Daney E.SPrieš 16 dienų
  • on this yeard what in my birday on this mon . stalkmy and follow my...

    Yefferson Daney E.SYefferson Daney E.SPrieš 16 dienų
  • zet layer to layer

    Yefferson Daney E.SYefferson Daney E.SPrieš 16 dienų

    Yefferson Daney E.SYefferson Daney E.SPrieš 16 dienų
  • zet

    Yefferson Daney E.SYefferson Daney E.SPrieš 16 dienų
  • I've been selling my used puzzles for $10 each.

    HateGovernmentHateGovernmentPrieš 16 dienų
  • Dude in the suit looks like he's close to accessing 100% of his brain power

    retrix 49retrix 49Prieš 17 dienų
  • Olo

    gustavo trifundiogustavo trifundioPrieš 18 dienų
  • One thing that might make a puzzle fantastic gift would be to custom print someone's photograph onto a blank since cutting is more a matter of sizing it to the board and it's already done on canvas that you can order online. Imagine the surprise they'd have beginning a puzzle that seemed oddly familiar as it began to show the car they once owned or a beloved pet from long ago looking back at them and it would be especially good for seniors since it would trigger memories as it was built. Indeed if they could charge 15/25$ per puzzle depending on size it would be a best seller since most that you buy are of places/art that you'll likely never see. One alternative would be to send a printable blank that you could take take to a local printer or do it at home since it would be even more flexible/fun to create it yourself so that Holiday photo or of family outing they treasure would be a unique Momento as much as the memory it recalled....

    Richard MattinglyRichard MattinglyPrieš 18 dienų
  • Nagendra you are an inspiration to all Indian Americans!

    vkchaitanya2003vkchaitanya2003Prieš 18 dienų
  • I read it "How America's Largest Pizza Factory Makes 2 Million Pizzas A Month" lol

    VoodookidVoodookidPrieš 18 dienų
  • Where has this video been all my life. If only it has come out sooner :). I’ve been doing puzzles all my life

    Furry PotatoFurry PotatoPrieš 18 dienų
  • What does one do with the finished puzzle? (Please Don't say move on to the next one..i mean do you frame it, recycle it, donate it, start over?

    Vibhor WaseVibhor WasePrieš 19 dienų
  • I had never done a puzzle until this pandemic. Now I can’t stop. I love this hobby. Also buffalo is great. I had a piece missing from one I purchased. They are not able to replace a missing piece but they did send me a whole new puzzle at no charge.

    Lady Flash HeartLady Flash HeartPrieš 19 dienų
  • Strange how they do everything but print their own images. Why not??

    ConvertibleJayConvertibleJayPrieš 19 dienų
  • New York government shut down a puzzle factory. Wow, that's government logic right there.

    allen2zuluallen2zuluPrieš 19 dienų
  • I have always loved puzzles and have been putting together for many years. It is nice to see people discovering them again, but also I will admit it has made them hard for me to find!

    BevBevPrieš 19 dienų
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  • This guys I want makes America a great

    pedro montipedro montiPrieš 19 dienų
  • Buffalo puzzle images are so boring like something grandmas would love they need better images

    Robert McloudRobert McloudPrieš 20 dienų
  • If you're reading this, you can read.

    The RAThe RAPrieš 20 dienų
  • I never really considered what went into the design & manufacture of a puzzle. Its quite the process, it must have been a job and a half pre-computer.

    Linda KLinda KPrieš 20 dienų
  • 1:13 has a computer screen covered by so many sticky notes he uses a laptop.

    racingfanzracingfanzPrieš 20 dienų
  • Reminds me of that episode of Bertha

    Pip-PipPip-PipPrieš 20 dienų
  • I love puzzles and I'm so glad to see they love them too

    Pip-PipPip-PipPrieš 20 dienų
  • 2:03 - Yeah you’re just trying not to have to pay royalties...

    Brandon Lee SandersBrandon Lee SandersPrieš 21 dieną
    • Uh that's not how it works. And they clearly added details because there's an empty spot of sea on both sides of the building

      CrystalStearOfTheCasCrystalStearOfTheCasPrieš 13 dienų
  • I wish I had time to do puzzles. Sounds like fun.

    Leam DLeam DPrieš 22 dienas
  • A combination of low intelligence and procrastination allowed me to finish a 1000 piece puzzle in 1 1/2 years

    XRA 17XRA 17Prieš 22 dienas
  • Oh my lord. How I would love to shop in that warehouse. Buffalo is my favorite puzzle company, because of the snap noise each piece make. Let's you know that you have the right piece where it belongs.

    Cherry HerrCherry HerrPrieš 22 dienas
  • I swear i see pizza instead of puzzle.

    Hong LeeHong LeePrieš 22 dienas
  • Respect! My Grandfather does puzzles during tax season to help him cool off. It is really nice to see that the puzzle making business has had a boom this year.

    MadiMadiPrieš 24 dienas
  • AMAZING !!!!

    Chansai Commerce17Chansai Commerce17Prieš 24 dienas
  • COOL

    Chansai Commerce17Chansai Commerce17Prieš 24 dienas
  • It thought its pizza..

    工丅SWHITE工丅SWHITEPrieš 25 dienų
  • im soo puzzled how they do this

    Godlike LaylaGodlike LaylaPrieš 25 dienų
  • I love the Buffalo puzzles. I go through them so quickly and you really can pick up the whole puzzle in one go. I did a 2000 in about 3ish days and 1000 in 2 nights. I saw some that I had this year in the video!

    coralaquamarinecoralaquamarinePrieš 26 dienų
  • Oh man, I thought it said pizza factory :(

    akjhwhj33akjhwhj33Prieš 26 dienų
  • Hate how they glue the sides of the boxes together.

    A DA DPrieš 26 dienų
  • Wow! 😯

    JesusJesusPrieš 27 dienų
  • Nice video. (FWIW I find it weird they aren’t called “jigsaw puzzles”. IMO “puzzle” is a more generic category. I’m from Australia.)

    Tim BoTim BoPrieš 27 dienų
  • Bruh I read puzzle as pizza and immediately clicked on it

    sebsebPrieš 27 dienų
  • I’ve done two already I’m gonna get some more, when I’m done with them I donate them or give to family and friends to do.

    Ill llIIll llIPrieš 28 dienų
  • How is that essential. lol

    wolflinkinwolflinkinPrieš 28 dienų