November 12, 2014

In This Issue
HVTDC and SUNY New Paltz Welcome Chinese Business Delegation
HVTDC Leads Equestrian Center Out of the Gates
Ed Winiarski Joins the HVTDC Board of Directors
Welcoming Lindsay Thompson
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
Hudson Valley Food Manufacturing Industry Roundtable
Meet the HVTDC Interns
This Day In History
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
Quotes of the Month
News You Can Use
Upcoming Events
In case You Missed It


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HVTDC and SUNY New Paltz Welcome Chinese Business Delegation

On Tuesday, November 4, State University of New York at New Paltz and the Hudson Valley Technology Development Center welcomed a group of Chinese delegates for a conference on the autumnal campus of SUNY New Paltz. Hailing from Wuhan, China, the businesspersons took part in a series of presentations, followed by tours of the New Paltz campus 3D center and the offices of HVTDC. The purpose of the conference was to introduce the delegates to the Hudson Valley's technology and manufacturing resources, and demonstrate strength in the relationship between HVTDC and the college. Read more. 

HVTDC Leads Equestrian Center
Out of the Gates

 

 

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center has the ability to bring diversified management and leadership experience to a myriad of companies beyond the manufacturing world. When Cold Spring, New York-based Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) experienced a change in leadership, its Board of Directors called on HVTDC management and leadership expert, John MacEnroe. Read more.
Edward Winiarskji Joins the HVTDC
Board of Directors

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center is proud to announce the addition of Edward A. Winiarski to the HVTDC Board of Directors. Mr. Winiarski is an industrial engineer and entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience in manufacturing management. Read more. 
A Warm Welcome to the Newest Member of the HVTDC Team

   ~ Lindsay Thompson ~   

 

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center is excited to welcome Lindsay Thompson as our Sales Assistant! An alumna of SUNY Orange, Lindsay, 29, was born and raised in Maybrook, NY. She now brings her expertise to HVTDC, providing sales assistance, technical support, equipment procurement, and vendor relations

 

Learn a bit more about our newest addition:

 

Favorite hobbies: snowboarding, hiking, and fishing

Favorite movie: Yes Man

Favorite TV show: American Horror Story

Favorite food: seafood

Favorite sport: softball

Biggest life joys: her family and two dogs, Alibi and Diesel

Preferred superhero power: flying 

Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
 
What was the first U.S. consumer product sold in the Soviet Union?

A. Adobe Systems
B. General Mills
C. Whirlpool
D. Pepsi-Cola

Scroll down to see the answer!
Hudson Valley Food Manufacturing
Industry Roundtable


Wednesday, November 19, 2014
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
47 McCourt Rd  Dover Plains, NY  12522

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) and HVTDC invite companies from the Hudson Valley in the food manufacturing industry to participate in a discussion on business development and sustainability opportunities.

Topics of discussion include:
  • Cost minimization
  • Waste reduction
  • Sustainability within the supply chain
  • Business expansion hurdles
  • Resource constraints (internal/external)
  • Optimization of resource usage (water, energy, etc.)

Who should attend: business owners, plant managers, production managers, EHS managers, corporate sustainability officers, marketing managers, procurement decision makers.

 

For more information, contact:

Rajiv Ramchandra: rxrasp@rit.edu; 585-475-4146

Phyllis Levine: phyllis.levine@hvtdc.org; 845-391-8214 ex. 3001

 

This event is offered at no cost.

 

Click here to register! 

 

 

Meet the HVTDC Interns!

Left to right:  RJ Pisani; Dylan Atkins; Michael Papesca; Bryan Hartz; Kim Eagleston; Adam Secovnie; Travis Hayden

RJ Pisani is an Electrical Engineering student at SUNY New Paltz with a concentration in electric power. Currently a senior, RJ is set to continue working in the field and is looking to pursue a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. For HVTDC, he is charged with building a BACnet Protocol for a key client's computer.

Dylan Atkins is a SUNY New Paltz mechanical engineering student and a graduate of Walkill Senior High School. Hired just last month by HVTDC, Dylan works on 3D prototype development and design.

Michael Papesca is a graduate of Pine Bush High School and an undergraduate electrical engineering student at SUNY New Paltz. Taking a keen interest in renewable and sustainable energy, Michael creates and works with algorithms that run the building automation system for one of HVTDC's clients.

Bryan Hartz graduated from Lewiston-Porter High School, located near Niagara Falls, NY, over a decade ago. Since then, he has traveled all over Mother Earth only to return to the beautiful Hudson Valley to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering from SUNY New Paltz. Bryan is set to graduate this December.

Kim Eagleston is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Science in Electrical Engineering at SUNY New Paltz. She actively works with our Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printer to create prototypes for clients and HVTDC. Kim is also responsible for producing both 2D and 3D designs to meet our client's needs, while dealing with equipment modification and prototype design at our Stauber facility upgrade. 

 

Adam Secovnie is a Hudson Valley native in his fourth year of study in the Computer Engineering undergraduate program at SUNY New Paltz. His duties at HVTDC have consisted primarily of application development and testing on multiple embedded systems for use in a building automation system.

Travis Hayden is set to graduate from SUNY New Paltz with a bachelors of Electrical Engineering. He has 3 years of experience in operations management, lean manufacturing, and control systems design. For HVTDC, he has been integral in industrial automation controls and control systems integration.
This Day In History

November 13, 1927: The first ever twin-tube underwater tunnel -- the Holland Tunnel -- opens, connecting New York to New Jersey.

November 13, 1979: American scientist, researcher, and engineer, Robert Jarvik, is granted a patent for the first artificial heart.

November 13, 1980: The NASA space probe, Voyager I, sends back its first close-up images of Saturn after making its closest approach to the planet.
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month
 

 

    Answer:
D (Pepsi-Cola)
 
Quotes of the Month

"Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States." 

~ President Ronald Reagan
________________________

"Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat." 
 
~ Napoleon Hill
(author)

Upcoming Events

 

Wednesday, November 19 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Madava Farms in Dover Plains: Participate in a discussion on business development and sustainability opportunities while enjoying a delicious pancake breakfast immersed with pure Madava Farm maple syrup.
3-D Printing of Ceramics via Robocasting
Thursday, November 20 at 11:20 a.m. on the campus of Alfred University: See a presentation by Robocasting Enterprise's Joseph Cesarano III, PhD, as he reviews the art of robocasting from both engineering and commercial perspectives
ExporTech
Wednesday, December 3: ExporTech Workshop Sessions feature individual coaching and plan implementation, covering export strategy and best practices, mechanics of exporting, and export growth plans.

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