NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 1.27.20

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California company shifting work to Buffalo “A high-tech, California-based firm will be relocating its R&D and some offices into a portion of the Northland Workforce Training Center complex on the city’s East Side.” Read more Hudson Valley Community College Welcomes Gene F. Haas Center “Hudson Valley Community College recently held a grand opening ceremony for the $14.5 million Gene F. …

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FuzeHub Cybersecurity Initiatives: 2019 Review and 2020 Outlook

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FuzeHub is helping NYS manufacturers strengthen their cybersecurity and increase their competitiveness. In 2019, FuzeHub supported cybersecurity initiatives from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY MEP) network. In 2020, FuzeHub will continue to support programs that assist companies with the new cybersecurity requirements..  For manufacturers in the defense industry, cybersecurity isn’t just …

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Ask the Expert: Emily Ekland

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 “Strategically leveraging the array of NYSTAR resources can be overwhelming. The IRC works one-on-one with innovators and startups to navigate the NYSTAR network” For this edition of “Ask an Expert ” we spoke with Emily Ekland, Commercialization Director of the Innovation Resource Center (IRC) at the NYS Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR).  In this role, she works one-on-one …


NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 1.20.20

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New York Farm Staff Can Now Include Drones, Says FAA “The Federal Aviation Administration approved a small company in Fulton, N.Y., to use drones to spray farm crops, which can save money and keep harmful chemicals away from humans.” Read more On a roll: Schatz Bearing Corporation is a 21st century manufacturing success story “With 115 employees and 50,000 square …

Manufacturing Grants 2020: What you need to know

Manufacturing Grants 2020: What You Need to Know

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The Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund supports a set of activities designed to spur technology development and commercialization across New York State. The Fund launched in December 2016 and is named for Jeff Lawrence, a champion of the New York manufacturing and entrepreneurial communities. The Innovation Fund comprises three program tracks: Manufacturing Grants, an annual Commercialization Competition and Innovation Challenges. The …


NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 1.13.20

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State board approves $500 million grant toward Cree factory “Cree is planning to build a 480,000-square-foot factory that will employ at least 614 people. The factory is expected to ramp up production in 2022.” Read more Luminator Technology Group Increases Manufacturing Capabilities in New York State “This initiative aims to enhance test and production capabilities for customers in New York …

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CVT: Doing their Part by Making Yours

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FuzeHub sits down with Shawn Baker of Chenango Valley Technologies a 47 year old full service injection molding company. Listen to their story about how they’ve grown to be a one-stop-shop for anyone needing their services.

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How to Refine Your Prototype for Manufacturing Scale-Up

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If you’re involved in a hardware start-up or early stage company, your development process will probably start with a physical prototype. You will show this to prospective customers and investors, gather feedback and make improvements, and eventually you’ll be ready to manufacture your product at volume. But how much will you actually know about the processes and steps required to …


NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 1.6.20

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EZ STAK Expands To Watertown, New York, Production Complex “EZ STAK, an industry leader and manufacturer of vehicle interior storage systems for service utility work trucks, trailers, and vans, relocated to their new larger facility in Watertown, New York.” Read more Tessy Plastics to Expand New York State Facility “Contract manufacturer Tessy Plastics announced plans Thursday to add 100,000 square …

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NYSTAR Asset Highlight: NextCorps

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New York State is home to 10 Innovation Hot Spots, 20 Certified Business Incubators and ten regional Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) centers, all designated and sponsored by NYSTAR. Rochester’s NextCorps has been designated to all three of these programs. James Senall, President of NextCorps, said that the organization’s overarching mission is to assist entrepreneurs in launching new companies and to …