June 18, 2014

In This Issue
Grow Your Business by Expanding Your Supply Chain
HVTDC Expands Supply Chain Services Through Collaboration
How Can We Help You: Featured Expert
Ensure Workplace Safety: HVTDC's Value Added Services
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing Manufacturing
This Day In History
News You Can Use
Upcoming Events
In case You Missed It

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net value, building a competitive infrastructure,
& synchronizing supply
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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.

 

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Grow Your Business by Expanding Your Supply Chain
 
Are you looking for customers? Are you looking for suppliers?

HVTDCs Business Development Program is your app for that! The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center is expanding its supply chain practice to provide the regions' manufacturers with access to top-of-the-line products and services. Since there are two sides to every deal, HVTDC can also help your company find customers for your products and services.

Let's sit down together and explore how we can continue to build a viable, profitable, expanding Hudson Valley and New York State supply chain.

We currently are seeking participants to propose to the consortia looking to build up to two casinos in the Hudson Valley. Casino-resort complexes are in reality small cities and probably need whatever product your company manufacturers, from food to bricks to lights; give us a call!
HVTDC Expands Supply Chain Services Through Collaboration of Multiple Centers
 
The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC), Mohawk Valley Applied Technology Corporation (MVATC), and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) have teamed up to provide support for New York State manufacturers. The combined skills and knowledge of experts from the Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs) afford a more expansive and diverse array of consulting services for businesses in all three regions. Read more.

 





 
   How Can WE Help
     YOU?
  
         HVTDC Featured Expert 
                  of the Month:
                  Phil van Oss 

Phil van Oss, Senior Project Engineer at HVTDC, brings over a decade of business consulting and manufacturing management experience. He has worked as a consultant, account manager, and project manager with a variety of clients from small startups to large multinational companies. He continues to accumulate a strong list of satisfied clients in health care, manufacturing, and office environments.

With experience working in all levels of a variety of businesses, Phil is certified in the implementation and training of Lean business practices. He is a primary provider of process improvement, quality improvement, waste reduction, project management, executive coaching, and cost-cutting initiatives. He has the perspective to help organizations assess their needs and integrate business improvement techniques, information, and internet technologies seamlessly into any business environment.

To learn more about Phil's wealth of knowledge and experience, click here and read about his most recent projects. 

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Your company can be the next in line to benefit from these valuable services that Phil and HVTDC provides:

  • Growth Assessments, Strategies, & Coaching 
  • Capacity Assessments 
  • Project Management 
  • Workforce & Leadership Training 
  • Lean New Product Development 
  • Process Improvement, Continuous Improvement 
  • Industrial Engineering 
  • Innovation Services 
  • Software Application, Analysis, & Implementation Support  
  • Facility Layout Management
  • Salesforce Training 
  • Problem Solving 
For further information or to schedule a visit, contact John MacEnroe at 845-391-8214 ex. 3004, or via email at john.macenroe@hvtdc.org.
Ensure Workplace Safety: HVTDC's Value Added Services

Are you satisfying your OSHA requirements? Are you aware of the potential risk to your company and its employees? OSHA sends Compliance Safety and Health Officers unannounced to work sites to carry out inspections, and may assess fines for violations. Would you be ready if they knocked on your door today?

 

All manufacturing operations should be OSHA aware.OSHA training is required for all employees in particularly hazardous manufacturing industries, and HVTDC can offer you hands-on OSHA Compliance Training.     

 

Our experienced safety consultant professionals will ensure your employees stay compliant with industry regulations. Our value added services can help you not only achieve compliance, but provide additional value to your business toward sustaining those requirements. Our safety services for training and implementation include: Hazmat training and policy development; lockout and tagout analysis and assessment; risk assessments; pollution reduction and prevention; and citation response and mitigation.   

 

Click here to view an assessment from the OSHA website where some safety requirements are outlined. Identify probable safety issues in your own workplace, and see where your company stands.    

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for employees.  

 

For more information, contact Dave Tooker at (845) 391-8214 ex. 310 or email him at david.tooker@hvtdc.org
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing Manufacturing
Read the full story here.
 
Did you know: HVTDC has been in the 3D printing space for more than a year, working with a dozen companies to produce prototypes of actual products and visualizations. Our services include 3D CAD/CAM design to help transform an idea into a prototype or product. Much of our work is powered by New Paltz interns under the supervision and mentoring of seasoned design engineers. Our MakerBot is already enhancing the 3D printing universe in this new center of innovation in the Hudson Valley.
 This Day In History

June 18, 1928: Aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean.

June 18, 1935:
Rolls-Royce is trademark registered.

June 18, 2006: The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat, is launched.

Upcoming Events

 

June 19 & 20, 2014 at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, NY: The Northeast's premier educational and knowledge-sharing event focused on business-driven technologies 
June 20-22: Celebrate the many innovators, artists, craftspeople, entrepreneurs, & industries - small and large - that have shaped the city of Newburgh throughout its history and continue to enrich it today.

Friday, October 3, 2014: The biggest event of the year for manufacturers in America; stay tuned for more details