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

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 impact on businesses and residents statewide.”

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Businesses grapple with skilled worker shortage

“I cannot find service technician people who want to work on agricultural machinery,” said Tom Head, service manager of Randall Implements in Fultonville.”

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How RAD Soap Co. stays competitive in a crowded market

“Now the Albany company makes 8,000 bars of soap monthly and has partnered with brands ranging from Nine Pin Cider to Universal Studios.”

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Manufacturers looking to add workers

“Earnings for jobs requiring technical skills, but with less training time and lower education costs, are starting to outpace those needing four-year liberal arts degrees”

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”NY Loves Nanotech” Exhibits at Semicon West

“In cooperation with the Center for Economic Growth, a consortium of New York state companies and organizations called NY Loves Nanotech will lead an exhibition group at the SEMICON West trade show from July 17 through 19 in San Francisco.”

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Large Community Solar Project Being Built on N.Y Manufacturer’s Roof

“EnterSolar has announced the start of construction of a 2.4 MW community solar installation in New York State for Continental Building Products, a manufacturer of gypsum drywall and complementary finishing products.”

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