Calmetrics Inc. of Holbrook, New York develops and manufactures certified reference standards for X-ray fluorescence (XRF) instruments used in the quantitative analysis of film thickness and material composition. The nine-person company was founded in 2002 and occupies a 3,300 square foot facility in Suffolk County on Long Island. Over 50% of Calmetrics’ sales are exports.
The Center for Economic Growth has begun a new initiative aimed at identifying the needs of Capital Region manufacturers: The Pathways Project for Advanced Manufacturing.
FuzeHub serves small to medium sized manufacturers by making connections and introductions to the appropriate resources and programs available to assist in their growth through a variety of programs and activities. In its role as the Statewide New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center, and under an agreement with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting under a grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, FuzeHub seeks to hire a part-time Smart Manufacturing Lead.
Faces of Manufacturing: Patrick Jolly of Tower Island Frozen Foods. Tower Island Frozen Foods produces Jamaican-style patties with a delicious beef or chicken filling that’s seasoned with island spices and baked inside a pastry crust. For nearly 50 years, the company’s food products have been proudly made in Brooklyn, home to one of the largest populations of Jamaican-Americans in the United States.