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Executive Summary Nuravine LLC is developing The Indoor Farming Automation Platform of the Future, a technology that enables indoor farms to operate more efficiently, reduce input costs, and create optimal environments for cultivation. The Kingston-based company’s first product, The Elixir, automates water nutrient management and analysis for hydroponic systems. Nuravine asked FuzeHub and the Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC), the MEP center serving …


LC Drives

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FuzeHubs Helps LC Drives Scale-Up Their Manufacturing Process Executive Summary LC Drives makes permanent-magnet electric motors that are smaller, lighter, and more energy efficient. The company’s technology can, for example, put a 500-horsepower motor in a 250-horsepower frame. Target markets include wind turbines, marine propulsion, vehicle propulsion and other opportunistic industrial uses. In 2017 and 2018, LC Drives worked with …

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Extreme Molding

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FuzeHub Helps Extreme Molding to Scale Up Manufacturing Based in the Watervliet Arsenal, Extreme Molding is a full-service plastic injection and silicone molding company serving the pet, female health, infant and high-end consumer goods markets. Duncan and partner Lynn Zielinski started the company in 2002 with two machines. Today, Extreme Molding operates 18 machines and has 70 employees covering three …


Schrader Farms Meat Market

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FuzeHub Helps Schrader Farms Meat Market Secure Grant & Grow Business Schrader Farms Meat Market is a family-owned meat processing facility that is Animal Welfare Approved and USDA inspected. Founded in 2012, the Meat Market began as a way to process and sell the Schrader family’s own naturally-raised beef. Today, the business is expanding to satisfy demand not just from …


Reed Brook Meats

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FuzeHub Helps Reed Brook Meats with Business Expansion Reed Brook Meats is a custom meat-processor in Waverly, New York that harvests animals from local sources and supports farmers in the Southern Tier. Founded in 2003, this meat processing facility serves farmers who sell to neighbors, and also helps hunters who supply a local Venison Donation Program. Summary Reed Brook Meats …


Argyle Cheese

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FuzeHubs Helps Argyle Cheese Scale-Up Their Manufacturing Process Argyle Cheese Farmer uses milk from a family-owned farm to produce yogurt and artisan cheeses. The 225-acre farmstead has a herd of 50 cows, and is the site of a small outbuilding that houses processing equipment and supports retail operations. Summary Argyle Cheese Farmer attended FuzeHub’s Farm to Fork Solutions that was …


Oratel Diagnostics

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Oratel Diagnostics, LLC has developed a patented, single-use test (VACA) that uses visible colors to help dairy farmers determine the best time to inseminate their cows. Although VACA can increase the average conception rate for cows that have been artificially inseminated – and, therefore, increase profit margins for dairy farmers – the original version was complicated and time-consuming to perform. …


Trinity Valley

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FuzeHub Helps Trinity Valley Expand Sales & Increase Production Trinity Valley is a fourth-generation dairy farm in Cortland, New York with 120 dairy cows and an onsite retail store and bakery. The family-run business is managed by Branden and Rebekah Brown, and Ken, Sue and Derek Poole. Summary The farm’s onsite retail store has received very positive reviews from customers. The …