An outlook on the manufacturing workforce in NYS

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Manufacturing is one of the top seven sectors that account for the majority of employment in NYS. The industry as a whole is inevitably shaped by the status of the state’s labor force, including opportunities in workforce development and the ways in which an underutilized labor force may be brought to its full potential. The New York Association of Training & …

FuzeHub Executive Director to Chair MEP National Network™ Marketing Meeting

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Elena Garuc, FuzeHub’s Executive Director, will chair the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Network Marketing Meeting, to be held in Nashville, TN, from July 18 through 19, 2018. Dozens of marketing professionals from across the MEP National Network will convene to foster collaboration, exchange information and provide strategic and tactical guidance. The primary goals …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 7/9/18

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RIT to continue to lead Pollution Prevention Institute after DEC’s contract renewal “A Rochester Institute of Technology-led consortium has won a $19.5 million, five-year award from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to operate the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), allowing RIT to continue to lead important environmental projects and initiatives that have a significant …

Digitize or Die?: Workforce Training and Manufacturing’s Digital Future

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What is your manufacturing company doing in terms of workforce training? Do you use on-floor or paper-based methods, or are you using digital learning instead? If you missed the Industry Week webinar, click here for our overview and link to the presentation audio recording and PowerPoint presentations.

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NY MEP assists local manufacturers employing workers with disabilities

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FuzeHub, the statewide New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY MEP) center, has partnered with the New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation, to provide specialized assistance to manufacturing facilities that employ people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, helping them to meet increased production demand.  FuzeHub’s partnership with the New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation provided access to MEP services and programs …

FuzeHub chosen to deliver Build4Scale program in NYS

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The award funds will be used to deliver the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)Build4Scale training to help innovators connect with manufacturers. The training teaches innovators manufacturing design fundamentals in the early stages of prototype development, and provides them with the know-how they need to advance. This $150,000 prize is one among four prizes awarded nationwide. FuzeHub will deliver Build4Scale workshops to …

NYS food waste recycling efforts boosted with the help of NYSP2I

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Earlier this week, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced $4 million in grant funding to expand food waste recycling. The purpose of the funds will be to expand the capacity of large food scraps generators, like hospitals or supermarkets, to divert excess food. The diversion of excess food waste from landfills is an environmentally-conscious solution that …

Covering Your Assets When It Comes to Cybersecurity

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If you are a U.S. Department of Defense contractor, chances are you may already be aware of the importance of providing adequate safeguards for DoD’s covered and unclassified defense information which, at a minimum, must meet the cybersecurity standards described in NIST Special Publication 800-171.  DoD now requires all contractors to be fully compliant with their specific security requirements for …

FuzeHub Funds Help Advance New Prototyping Center

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The Tech Valley Center of Gravity (TVCOG) in Troy, New York has officially opened The Prototyping Center thanks to a 2016 Manufacturing Innovation Grant from FuzeHub’s Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund. The $75,000 investment has allowed TVCOG to purchase specialized equipment that includes a 5’x10’ CNC gantry router, 2’x4’ vacuum former, and 3’x4’ 130W laser cutter. The FuzeHub Grant has …