December 17, 2014

In This Issue
The Mid-Hudson Region Wins Big in Governor's Development Competition
Environmental Sustainability Equals Good Business
HVTDC Assists June Bug Bags with Supply Chain Support
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
Celebrating Our First Full Year with HVAMC
Happy Holidays from HVTDC
News You Can Use
Upcoming Events
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
A Thank You to Our Roundtable Guests
In case You Missed It

This Day In History

December 17, 1895: George Brownell patents a machine to make paper twine.

December 17, 1935: The Douglas DC-3 airplane takes its first flight.

December 17, 1954: The first fully automated railroad freight yard in America goes into operation in Gary, Indiana.
Quotes of the Month

"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder."

~ President Ronald Reagan


"Wise are they who have learned these truths: trouble is temporary, time is tonic, tribulation is a test tube." 
~ William Arthur Ward
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Help is available for expanding businesses!

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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

Providing 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.


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Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council Engineers $83 Million Win in Governor's Development Competition
Congratulations to Dennis Murray, President of Marist College, Leonard S. Schleifer, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the members of the Council, and the extraordinarily hard-working staffers who supported them. But most of all, congratulations to the Hudson Valley which was awarded nearly $83 million to support 118 projects throughout the region. Moreover, the creation of a million-dollar revolving loan fund by Community Capital and the $35 million Federal Industrial Development Bond Cap will spur and nurture growth in the Hudson Valley for years to come. Read more.
Environmental Sustainability Equals Good Business at the Hudson Valley Food Manufacturing Industry Roundtable

On Wednesday, November 19, the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center and the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) welcomed food and beverage manufacturers across the region to participate in the first ever Hudson Valley Food Manufacturing Industry Roundtable. Read more.
HVTDC Assists June Bug Bags with
Supply Chain Support

As a long-term growth solution provider, the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center has become the go-to organization for Hudson Valley manufacturers in need of supply chain services.

Most recently, June Bug Bags, a producer of locally made reusable loose produce and bulk goods bags, has benefited directly from HVTDC's supply chain support to advance its product. Read More.
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
The holiday season is upon us, meaning it's that time of the year to savor one of our favorite guilty pleasures!

Which is the only state that grows cocoa beans to produce chocolate?

A. California
B. Colorado
C. Hawaii
D. Florida

Scroll down to see the answer!
Celebrating Our First Full Year with HVAMC

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center is proud to celebrate our first full year of collaboration with State University of New York at New Paltz's Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center (HVAMC)Read more.
Happy Holidays from the HVTDC Family!
On behalf of all of us at the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center, we'd like to wish you and your family a blessed holiday and a happy, healthy New Year!

Upcoming Events



SUNY BEST - NYS Energy Revolution
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Center for Innovative and Continuing Education at Binghamton University: What NY is Doing and How You Can Benefit: designed to increase awareness of the state's clean energy policies and community aggregation initiatives
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

Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Frontiers in Polymer Synthesis: Exploring New Opportunities for Structural Control and Applications of Functional Materials

Manufacturing Trivia of the Month


C (Hawaii)
Recognizing Our Food Manufacturing Industry Roundtable Guests

HVTDC would like to extend our gratitude to the following for attending the event at Madava Farms:

Bard CollegeEmily McCarthy  
Business Opportunities Management Consulting Brian Zweig  
Casella Organics  Jeremy Tensen  
Cornell Center for Materials Research John Sinnott   
Courtney Strong  Jeffrey Domanski   
Cuddy & Feder Neil Alexander  
GIPO Sustainable Waste Power Systems Chris Gillespie   
Finding Home Specialty Foods Dana Putnam    
Finding Home Specialty Foods  Laura Putnam   
First Niagara Bank Gary Grandstaff  
Ginsberg's Foods John J. Griffin   
Hudson Valley Economic Development Center Brian Gates  
Hudson Valley Regional Council Richard Schiafo   
June Bug Bags Heather Lloyd   
KeyBank Diane M. Elias  
Marshall & Sterling Nate Zacek  
Mid-Hudson Workshop for the Disabled Suzanne Stevens  
OGIN Biogas Technology Carmen Trandafirescu  
Sofregit Chris Cannizzaro   
Sofregit Adrienne Ramos  
Sofregit Carla Ramos  
Union Grove Distillery Brian Mulder  
Viking Industries Richard Croce, Jr.   
Viking Industries Casey Leffler  
Wild Hive Farm Community Grain Project Don Lewis   
Workforce Development Institute Mary Jane Bertram  

And we'd like to extend a very special thank you to our three speakers for their compelling and informative presentations:

Crown Maple Syrup Tyge Rugenstein 
Greyston Bakery Ariel Hauptman   

Tuthilltown Spirits 

Brian Lee