March 18, 2015

In This Issue

Here's what we've been up to:


Engineering Consulting Services

Providing graphical user interface enabling the monitoring of geothermal energy systems.


IT Support

Providing hands-on desktop support system and network management .



Supply Chain Management Services

Creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure,

& synchronizing supply
with demand.
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Help is available for expanding businesses!

To learn what NYS can do for you, and to view all ESD regional offices, click here.



The Workforce Development Institute, in conjunction with HVTDC, leverages grants and assists local manufacturers to secure funding. For assistance to meet your training, expansion, and development needs, contact Phyllis Levine at 845 391 8214 ex. 3001 or

professional 3D Print and Design Services to Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Mid-Hudson Valley

The HVAMC contracts with regional businesses and individuals to supply 3D design and fabrication services.


In just the last 3 months since becoming operational, HVAMC has worked with almost 20 different businesses and individuals on design and print projects, ranging from electronics enclosures to a bouquet holder to industrial venting systems.


For more information, contact HVTDC at 845-391-8214 or Everton H. Henriques at

MEP - Innovation: The What, The How, RIGHT NOW!

Bring Your Ideas To Life With HVTDC


HVTDC offers computer-aided design services coupled with 3-D printing to help you explore your idea and bring it to the marketplace or to the patent office.


Call John MacEnroe 

 at 845-391-8214 x 3004 

Cornell Center for Materials Research

CCMR JumpStart Applications Now Open for NYS Small Businesses:

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CCMR Shared Facilities:

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CCMR Industrial Collaboration Program (ICP):

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CCMR Startup-Facilities program:

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Cornell BEST:
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Cornell Technology Acceleration & Maturation:
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NYSERDA Biomimicry Program:
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Inside Dell
The Secrets of its Supply Chain Success

What does it take for a U.S. $60 billion high-tech giant like Dell Inc. to compete in today's margin-hungry personal computer market? "We are always looking for ways to take out waste, to take out time and take out costs, and then passing those savings along to our customer," says Dave Schneider, continuous improvement engineering manager for Dell Americas operations.

To meet these goals, Dell relies on a unique supply chain strategy that gathers large volumes of customer information through its direct-sales model and shares it with internal procurement and sales departments, as well as external suppliers. Read more.
Expert Insight: Going Beyond the Traditional Network & Inventory Optimization View

Super-Charging Network & Inventory Optimization Solution Ensures "Right-Sized" Inventories and Reduced Costs

In today's competitive landscape, businesses are constantly challenged with how to improve their organization's supply chain efficiency while at the same time reducing operating costs. Organizations know that an efficient and streamlined supply chain can provide a great competitive advantage.


A lot has been written about Network and Inventory Optimization solutions and how it is perhaps the most important aspect of a successful supply chain. Although it is vital to examine what we know to be true about the benefits of an effective Network & Inventory Optimization solution, we must look beyond the traditional effort and examine several points about Network & Inventory Optimization that have not been sufficiently discussed. Read more.


Have you explored HVTDC's supply chain initiative? Contact John MacEnroe at 845-391-8214 ext. 3004 or for more information. 

Get on board!





We are currently conducting a search for New York State manufacturers capable of supplying any or all train brake components, passenger car shells, or painting services for passenger car shells and crash management systems. If you think this might be within your capability and have an interest, please contact HVTDC Business Development Director, John MacEnroe, at 845-391-8214 ext. 3004 or via email at

International Import / Export Compliance and Enforcement


A variety of laws and regulations govern import and export requirements of materials which may pose a risk to human health and the environment. EPA works with the states, other federal agencies, and foreign governments to ensure compliance with laws governing the import and export of many of these materials.


Information on these legal requirements and other information on imports and exports can be found by clicking here

Profit from the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program

The State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program is a pilot export initiative to make matching-fund awards to states to assist small businesses enter and succeed in the international marketplace. Activities to support small business exporting under the STEP Program are provided to eligible small business concerns ("STEP Clients") located in states, territories, and the District of Columbia. Click here to learn more. 

HVTDC Alum, Student Engineers Team up for Intern Program

Several SUNY New Paltz engineering students are gaining real-world, hands-on experience in their fields through an internship program with the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center. Read more. 


For more information on the internship program propelling manufacturers' success, click here

Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
Every day, Americans use enough steel and tin cans to make a steel pipe running from:

A.  LA to Miami
B.  LA to NY
C.  LA to Miami and back again
D.  LA to NY and back again

Scroll down to see the answer!
This Day In History

March 18, 1813: David Melville patents the gas streetlight.

March 18, 1911: Theodore Roosevelt opens the Roosevelt Dam in Arizona. It was the largest dam in the U.S. at the time.

March 18, 1989: The 27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth.
3D Printing Forum


Come and join the conversation


Rockland County Community College and Golkdap Consulting Group are hosting a 3D Printing Forum for business executives and entrepreneurs in the Mid-Hudson Valley region. The event will allow attendees to see first hand what 3D printing can produce, how to use it, and applications that can enhance your business offerings. Meet present users who have embraced this technology and learn how to get started.


When:   Thursday, April 2 from 7:30 am - 11:30 am

Where:  RCC Haverstraw Center 3D Printing Smart Lab

                37 West Broad St.

                Haverstraw, NY 10927

How:       RSVP by Eventbrite ($55) or $75 at the door


For more information on RCC's innovative Haverstraw Center 3D Printing Smart Lab, click here

Quotes of the Month

"They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong."
~ Ronald Reagan

"The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces." 

~ Will Rogers 
(actor, commentator)
Ma nufacturing Trivia of the Month

Answer:  D

Every day, Americans use enough steel and tin cans to make a steel pipe running from LA to New York City and back again!

Upcoming Events



Harrington STEM Lectures: "Watson: The Jeopardy! Challenge and Beyond"
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
at SUNY New Paltz in the Coykendall Science Building Auditorium: Explore the intricacies and applications of the exciting Watson computer system
Facilities 101 Workshop
Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 9 am - 3:30 pm at Cornell University: an introduction to the shared instrumentation available to industrial users at the CCMR.
Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration
April 16-17, 2015 at Cornell University in Ithica, NY: Join the two-day entrepreneurship conference is conducted annually on the Ithaca campus

Harrington STEM Lectures: Creating Circuits Designs via Biological Evolution
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at SUNY New Paltz in the Coykendall Science Building Auditorium: A discussion on simulated biological evolution
Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Frontiers in Polymer Synthesis: Exploring New Opportunities for Structural Control and Applications of Functional Materials

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