NYS Manufacturing Now is FuzeHub’s premier podcast with two main goals. The first, is to showcase new technologies and innovations developed right here in New York. The second, is to close the knowledge gap of small-medium size manufacturers about the NYS resources that can help them find solutions to business and technical challenges.

We will take you across the state to learn about start ups growing up in  New York and about the state programs and resources available to help them become more competitive.

Our host Steve Melito chats with Steven Smith of Perdix Software about the future of workforce training, and factory automation.

FuzeHub interviews Tom Crowley of Crowley Machining & Fabrication and he shares his challenges and triumphs of building a manufacturing business in New York State's Southern Tier.

Steve talks with Jessica Califano and Vaughn Shinall of Temboo about the internet of things and how manufacturers are using new IoT technologies to improve their production, cut costs and eliminate waste.

Join Steve in getting to know the MedTech Association through its Executive Director Win Thurlow, and learn how the medical device developers and manufacturers are shaping the industry in NYS and beyond.

Steve Melito from FuzeHub interviews Lou Manzo from Progress Industries & Arc Oneida-Lewis about his manufacturing business that supports people with disabilities.

Steve Melito chats with Paul LaPorte, the Cybersecurity Coordinator from the Advanced Institute for Manufacturing. Hear what Paul has to say about the importance of Cybersecurity, for all manufacturers, no matter how large of small. 

Listen to FuzeHubs' Steve Melito and Suresh Dhaniyala of Potsdam Sensors, a past winner for the Commercialization Competiton talk about Suresh's experience and the competition and what he gained from the competition.

Steve Melito of FuzeHub chats with Josua Aviv, founder of SparkCharge, and previous winner of FuzeHub's Commercialization Competition. Learn about SparkCharge's growth after the competition and find out his advice for this year's competitors.

Steve Melito of FuzeHub talks with Matt Watson, the Director of the Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) at Empire State Development about NYS programs and resources available to small startup and manufacturing enterprises. 

Next time on

FuzeHub talks with:

F.X. Matt Brewing


In the works:

FuzeHub will be interviewing:

Tom Phillips and the Manufacturing Technology Enterprise Center


RAD Soap


The NYSMN Podcast Team:


Steve Melito

Steve is the Host of NYS Manufacturing Now. He is always on the look out for new interviewees. If you would like to contact him, send him an email at


Page Fronczek

Page handles the technical details of podcasting for NYSMN, such as audio recording, editing and distribution.