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NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 8.3.2020

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$13.5 million SUNY New Paltz Engineering Innovation Hub earns LEED Gold certification “The new Engineering Innovation Hub (EIH) building at the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz has earned a coveted LEED Gold Certification award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).” Read More MACNY to Hold September Virtual Event In Place of its Annual Dinner “MACNY, …

How Automation And Ai May Help Level The Playing Field For Women In Manufacturing

How Automation and AI May Help Level the Playing Field for Women in Manufacturing

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Women make up about 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce despite filling 47 percent of the positions in the overall workforce, according to the Manufacturing Institute. While there have been periods of growth and decline, the dynamic is mostly unchanged since 1970, when women held 27 percent of the manufacturing jobs. But many experts say the growing adoption of automation and artificial …

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NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 7.27.20

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  NYS to invest in 20 companies to increase PPE manufacturing capacity “The Empire State Development has identified 20 companies to increase the manufacturing capacity of personal protective equipment, and make the equipment more available throughout the state.” Read more Long Island firm lands $500K from NYS to fight COVID-19 “The state is providing $500,000 to Mineola-based Empire Bio Diagnostics. …

New York Forward Loan Fund Offers Recovery Loans To Small Businesses And Manufacturers, Not For Profits And Small Landlords

New York Forward Loan Fund Offers Recovery Loans to Small Businesses and Manufacturers, Not for Profits and Small Landlords

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Small manufacturers across New York State may be eligible for a new loan program that can help them  reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE. The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) targets small businesses with 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees, $3 million or less in annual gross revenues, and those that have not received a loan …

Nys Needs Your Help

NYS Needs Your Help

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Dear all, We are reaching out with an urgent request on behalf of the State of New York. Would you please have your company fill out a short survey regarding its plans for remote working? It is increasingly clear that we are moving into a new normal with respect to remote working, which will have significant implications for NY’s economy. Your responses will …

Kirsh Helmets: Protecting Riders With Innovative Technology

KIRSH Helmets: Protecting Riders with Innovative Technology

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FuzeHub’s NYS Manufacturing Now podcast interviewed Donald DeVito, President and COO of KIRSH Helmets in Schenectady, NY. KIRSH is the only company to completely manufacture a motorcycle helmet in the United States and has a strong local supply chain. As you’ll learn from this podcast, KIRSH has developed a revolutionary helmet technology with a unique fluid displacement system. KIRSH is …

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NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 7.20.20

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  Drive-thru job fair in Cheektowaga “Drivers rolled up to an empty parking lot on a cloudy, rainy Wednesday in Cheektowaga to attend a job fair. But this wasn’t your typical job fair. In a world of COVID-19, this job fair was drive-thru style.” Read more Working together, but safely distant, in RIT’s research labs “Laboratories are starting to open …

How To Turn One Expert Employee Into Two With The Suny Apprenticeship Program

How To Turn One Expert Employee Into Two With The SUNY Apprenticeship Program

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If you are not familiar with the Apprenticeship Programs at the State University of New York (SUNY), now might be the perfect time to learn more. For starters, there are currently large amounts of federal funds flowing into Registered Apprenticeship programs, along with state tax credits in place through 2022. Plus, the business closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have …

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Incodema: From Metal Fabrication to Pandemic Mitigation

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FuzeHub’s NYS Manufacturing Now podcast interviewed Illa Burbank of Incodema, a 19-year old company that specializes in sheet metal prototyping and fabrication. Incodema is located in Ithaca, NY and produces quality metal parts for critical industries. As you’ll learn from this podcast, Incodema pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic to supply a local hospital, Cayuga Medical Center, with reusable face shields …