Nov. 2016

  Catalysts For pro·ac·tive Companies

Selux Corporation, a high-end manufacturer of Architectural Luminaires,  hired MTEC's David Tooker to conduct Lean training and coach the improvements to performance of the Exterior Lighting Production Line. To date, 6S has been achieved and sustained. Read more about the project.

Learn how to develop a compliant food safety plan according to the "Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food" that includes: cGMP's, Hazard Analysis, Preventive Controls, Corrective actions and corrections, Verification and Validation, and Record keeping. Registration closes November 14, 2016! 

Value stream mapping is a lean manufacturing technique used to analyze and improve your flow of material.
Value stream mapping can be applied to nearly any process within a facility and any department within a business, not just manufacturing. We have broken VSM down into three stages.  Here's what you need to know about Value Stream Mapping.

Industry News You Can Use

As part of our new Food & Beverage Initiative, MTEC would like to introduce ourselves to Hudson Valley's finest food and beverage manufacturers. For all industry news, visit our Food and Beverage page.

Stay Tuned for a Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Solutions Forum Recap

On November 9, MTEC and Fuzehub teamed up with HVADC and HVEDC to host the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Solutions Forum. The event provided the opportunity to find custom solutions for manufacturing needs ranging from production, engineering, product innovation, financing, workforce, and supply chain development. Attendees were able to speak one-on-one with industry experts and receive customized business solutions. 

More pictures can be found on our Facebook page. A video recap and article are in the works - stay tuned for our next newsletter for more information from the event.

Look Who We are Working with Now


                     In Case You Missed It

In case you missed it, HVTDC is now doing business as the Manufacturing and Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC). We are giving the company a fresh face and new opportunities.

We've moved our office from Newburgh to Highland, NY!
MTEC's new move to Highland  provides access to t op of the line equipment, hardware, and software in addition to economic development opportunities for clients. Close proximity to SUNY New Paltz also opens over 40,000 square feet to clients. Our move was about much more than just office space.

Upcoming Events

Beyond the Horizon: Sensing in your Supply Chain: Creating Short-Term Stability and Positioning for Long-Term Change - November 17, 2016

A sensing capability to identify and assess emerging developments is critical in supply chain management. This webinar will address  how it is implemented , how to integrate sensing into your strategic response process , and key implications for supply chain management decision-making.

Council of Industry's Annual Luncheon & Member/ Associate Member Expo - November 18, 2016
Join manufacturers from across the Hudson Valley for the Council of Industry's Annual Luncheon & Member/ Associate Member Expo on November 18th at the Poughkeepsie Grand. 
Featuring a keynote address by Wanda Felton, Vice Chair & First Vice President at the Export-Import Bank. Ms. Felton will speak about the Importance of exports to the U.S. economy and the many tools the Export Import Bank employs to help American firms compete globally. 

MTEC's 2.5 Day PCQI Training Certification Course - November 28-30, 2016
Learn how to develop a compliant food safety plan according to the "Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food" that includes: cGMP's, Hazard Analysis, Preventive Controls, Corrective Actions, Verification and Validation, and Record K ee ping. This is an FDA-recognized curriculum which meets the training requirement for "Preventive Controls  Qualified Individuals" section of the final Food and Safety Modernization Act. 

First Fridays Global Trade Network: Global New York - State Programs to Support Exporters - December 2, 2016
Charles Radier, International Trade Specialist, Mid-Hudson with Empire State Development will discuss several initiatives available to New York manufacturing exporters through Global New York including: The Global NY Fund, The Export Marketing Assistance Service (EMAS), and the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). 

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