June 2017

  Catalysts For pro·ac·tive Companies


On Wednesday May 24th, MTEC hosted a Supply Chain Partners event in which suppliers and manufacturers from across industries attended. The event created an opportunity for manufacturers and suppliers to make connections and build relationships locally.
  Mr. Edward Noll, Jr., Buyer for JBT Corporation said he  signed up with the intent of looking for new suppliers, and found exactly what he was looking for. 


Visit our Facebook page to view more pictures from the event!

MTEC Welcomes Four New Interns

MTEC values providing students the opportunity  to apply knowledge from their coursework to projects with manufacturers in the Hudson Valley. Here, they not only have the ability to work alongside members of our team, but to become a integral part of it. In this collaborative learning environment, interns can share and develop their own, innovative ideas. 

We look forward to working with these bright, young individuals!

Manufacturing's impacts on the economy are even larger if we take into consideration the entire manufacturing value chain plus manufacturing for other industries' supply chains. That approach estimates that manufacturing could account for one-third of GDP and employment.  Read more facts about manufacturing

Small and mid-sized manufacturers must have a continuous pipeline of new sales in order to thrive and grow. In comparison to the past, your target audience now has more control over the sales process. Developing a robust marketing program is crucial to increasing sales and sustaining growth.  Read more about marketing actions

Whether a company uses the relationship or auction, supply chain model can influence the competitiveness of businesses: in other words, the way purchases are made - and how vendors are held accountable - are strategic decisions.  Read more about supply chain management

Industry News You Can Use

MTEC's mission is to make sure manufacturing remains a viable and thriving industry in the Hudson Valley. As part of our Food & Beverage Initiative, we introduce ourselves to Hudson Valley's finest food and beverage manufacturers. 

  • To keep retail costs low, smart devices often have poorly written code, that means that our meat, yogurt, and other foodstuffs are vulnerable to hacking.

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Upcoming Events

JumpStart Program for NY State Small Businesses
Application Due Date: July 8, 2017
Hosted by: Cornell Center for Materials Reseach

The program is   a partnership that pairs New York State small businesses that have well-defined technical needs with Cornell faculty and students who have the expertise to help. Fall projects will begin September 2017.

JumpStart provides:
  • A semester-long project (4 months) that utilizes Cornell University resources
  • Up to $5,000 in matching NYSTAR funding
  • An opportunity to build a relationship with university faculty and staff
CCMR Symposium 2017

Date: June 16-17th, 2017
Hosted by: Cornell Center for Materials Research
Location: Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

The speakers will highlight recent advances in the development of atomic membranes, a new class of two-dimensional, free-standing materials only one atom thick yet mechanically robust, chemically stable, and virtually impermeable. 

DISRUPTED: The Future of the Hudson Valley Economy
Date: June 23rd, 8:00am - 10:30am
Hosted by: SUNY New Paltz
Location:  Student Union Building
Join HVEDC, keynote speaker Dennis Crowley the
Co-founder of Foursquare, and industry-leading panel of experts as they take a deep dive into the technological, demographic and workforce trends DISRUPTing the very fabric of the Hudson Valley economy.

Preparing for ISO 9001:2015 Significant changes and new requirements

Date: Tuesday, June 27th, 9:30am-12:00pm
Hosted by: CNY Technology Development Organization
Location: TDO offices,  445 Electronics Pkwy, Ste. 206  Liverpool, NY 


  • Learn about the significant changes from ISO 9001:2008 to 2015
  • Assess whether ISO Certification can benefit your business.
  • Gain a better understanding of ISO Standards and requirements and how they contribute to ensuring a business runs well and produces a quality product or service.
  • Learn how to formulate a custom timeline to meet the July 2018 deadline.

Solutions Forum for NYS Manufacturers
Date: Tuesday, July 11th, 8:30am-12:30pm
Hosted by: FuzeHub
Location: Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway, Saratoga, NY

Solutions Forums are designed for leaders of manufacturing and product development organizations to meet directly with a select group of business and technology experts in one-on-one consultations, to help find solutions to business and manufacturing challenges, and learn about opportunities for growth.

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