May 14, 2014

In This Issue
Funding Available Through WDI
HVTDC's New ISO 9001 Service
How Can We Help You: Featured Expert
The Value of Supply Chain
How to Become a Walmart Supplier
Is Low-Cost Manufacturing Heading to the U.S. Next?
This Day In History
News You Can Use
Upcoming Events
In case You Missed It

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"When we all think alike, then no
one is thinking."

- Walter Lippman

"The only way to win is to learn faster than everyone else."
- Eric Ries

"It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind, that determines which way we will go." 
- Jim Rohn    

Here's what we've been up to:

 

Engineering Consulting Services

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

 

IT Support

Assisting with

customer relationship management installation & training.

 

 

Supply Chain Management Services

Steering manufacturers in

the direction of the
consumer by creating

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

john.macenroe@hvtdc.org 

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Funding Available Through WDI  
 
The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) has partnered with the Workforce Development Institute (WDI) to help companies secure funding and cater to their business needs. To learn more, click here.
HVTDC's New ISO 9001 Service
Last time we featured HVTDC's Principal Lean and Quality
Systems Engineer, Dave Tooker, his lean management expertise was on full display. Today, we are proud to announce that Dave has officially acquired Lead Auditor Certification and is now RABQSA LAT certified. LAT certified professionals have demonstrated the specific competencies to provide Quality Management Systems consultation, auditing, and direct ISO services. Learn more. 





 
   How Can WE Help YOU?
  
         HVTDC Featured Expert 
                  of the Month:
                John MacEnroe  

John MacEnroe, Director of Business Development, was hired by HVTDC in August of 2012. He specializes in developing business relationships among Hudson Valley manufacturers, technology companies, and resources. He provides direct services in strategy, business intelligence, planning, resourcing, and execution. John also has solid connections in government circles, and is able to identify a specific government office with expertise to reconcile his challenges and opportunities.

John is skilled in government-university-industry partnerships, with experience in multidisciplinary management and logistics. He has worked in both start-up and turn-around situations, providing in-depth analysis and solution implementation.

John is currently identifying Hudson Valley companies to integrate into the various casino proposals as they seek to maximize the size of New York State supply chain. He has currently identified Hudson Valley companies interested in providing green architectural grade lighting, commercial grade draperies and bedding, renewable energy, etc.

John is also working with local manufacturers on export regulatory compliance and in international market development. He is exploring opportunities to link Hudson Valley manufacturers with transitioning and with Reserve Component military personnel.

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

  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain 
  • Business Development 
  • Management & Leadership 
  • Issue Management & Development
  • Branding
  • Collaboration
  • Resource Development
  • Strategic Alliances  
  • Mentoring
For further information or to schedule a visit, contact John at 845-391-8214 ex. 3004, or via email at john.macenroe@hvtdc.org.
The Value of Supply Chain

A stron
g link between
manufacturers and access to innovation is imperative to ensure that the U.S. manufacturing sector can compete and grow in the global economy. HVTDC has quickly become the go-to organization for Hudson Valley manufacturers in need of supply chain services. Read more.
How to Become a Walmart Supplier

NIST Assists in US Manufacturing Supply Chain


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has broken into the Walmart supply chain. Over the next 10 years, The retail corporation will spend an additional $250 billion on U.S.-made products as part of its commitment to domestic manufacturing and American jobs.


They will be hosting their first Made in USA "Open Call" Summit on July 8 in Bentonville, Ark. at the Walmart Home Office. Current suppliers that wish to present new categories will be featured alongside suppliers with U.S. manufacturing capabilities currently not doing business with Walmart. They will have a chance to meet with senior leaders, buyers, and executives. Walmart has put out an open invitation to all suppliers, and registration for the event is now open.

Learn more about becoming a Walmart supplier. 
Is Low-Cost Manufacturing Heading to the U.S. Next?

A recent survey from Entrada Group titled "Where in the World?" posits a rather interesting conclusion: the U.S. is now considered the prime location for low-cost manufacturing, with Mexico a close second, and China - once the mecca of cheaply-produced goods - falling behind. It's a far cry from the trends over the last few decades, in which American consumers saw many of their most commonly-bought items tagged with a "Made in China" label, and in which we lost a great deal of manufacturing jobs as a nation. And because it's a rather extraordinary claim, it deserves a little more examination.  Read more.
 This Day In History

May 14, 1814: German-British locomotive engineer, Charles Beyer, is born in Saxony, Germany.

May 14, 1842:
Illustrated London News, the world's first illustrated newspaper, begins publication.

May 14, 1853: Inventor Gail Borden receives a patent for his process of condensing milk by vacuum.

Upcoming Events

 

Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM at SUNY Orange, Newburgh, NY in the Kaplan Great Hall Room: Getting to the Triple Bottom Line: Innovative Finance Strategies to Green Your Business. Registration is free; seating is limited. 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY: Lecture by recipient of 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics, Professor Albert Fert, highlighting recent advances in the measurement & control of nanoscale spin systems

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