Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The HVTDC newsletter is taking a two-month hiatus for the summer, but we will be back in September with the latest and greatest manufacturing news and information!
Last year, we started you on the road to Lean with Value Stream Mapping. Then, we continued to demystify Lean techniques by focusing on 5S, setup reductionTotal Productive Maintenance, Kanban, Visual ControlQuality at the Source, and Standardized Work. Join us as we turn our attention toward Lean Accounting. We hope you enjoy the story.
Lean Part IX: Lean Accounting
Implement  Lean accounting concepts to more fully and efficiently capture the performance of your operations.
EAW Introduces New Product to Stauber Performance Ingredients

Read how an innovative building automation system helped steer Stauber Performance Ingredients toward world class status.

Technology: Bringing It All Together

Long term business growth cannot be achieved at the optimal level without technology.
Lean for Sales

Examine how an important Lean tool  deals with the elimination of bottlenecks and could expedite your entire sales process from beginning to end.
Stagnation is Not an Hoption

HVTDC providing Solutions for regional food and beverage Manufacturers.
Food Safety Modernization Act Educational Seminar

Tuesday, June 21 from 8:30 am - 11:00 am
SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center 104

Through the establishment of a regulatory system based on proactive prevention, the FSM Act represents a groundbreaking paradigm shift in food safety procedure. Businesses that process, pack, hold or manufacture food will be required to have food safety plans outlined and supervised by certified staff. What does that mean for you? Find out at this educational seminar, presented by HVTDC and Prism eSolutions. Visit our HVTDC Food and Beverage website to register.

Manufacturing Trivia of the Month

A single share of Coca-Cola stock, purchased in 1919 when the company went public, would have been worth how much in 1997?

A. $250
B. $7,000
C. $48,200
D. $92,500
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Quote of the Month

"There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else."

~ Sam Walton, Entrepreneur & Founder of Walmart    
Upcoming Events

F riday, June 17  from 8:30 am to 10:00 am at the Council of Industry offices at Mount Saint Mary College in
Newburgh, NY:  The U.S. Department of Labor has released its long-awaited Final Rule updating regulations governing overtime exemptions, commonly known as the "white collar exemptions" or "EAP exemptions." The Final Rule is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2016 and become effective on December 1, 2016.  Tom McDonough from Jackson Lewis P.C. will discuss the changes and how they will affect employers along with how to contain costs and reduce risks.
T uesday, June 21 f rom 8:30 am to 11:00 am at SUNY New Paltz in Lecture Center 104 What does FSMA mean for your business? Who needs a PCQI? The FDA rolled out the final installment of the new safety regulations that begun in 2011. Take part in this educational seminar to find out if your business is fully compliant, and what to do to get your facility up to date if it's not.
Wednesday, June 22  from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at SUNY New Paltz: Join the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp., as they explore the region's entrepreneurial landscape with a diverse panel of experts, the entrepreneurs themselves. From beers to bytes, from jeans to genes, meet the future of our economy.
Tuesday, June 28 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, NY: Do you need assistance with production, engineering, product innovation, certifications, marketing, financing, workforce or supply chain development needs? Meet in-person with strategically matched resources to specifically discuss and address your individual business needs.
Manufacturing Trivia of the Month

Answer: D
A single share of Coca-Cola stock, purchased in 1919 when the company went public, would have been worth $92,500 in 1997.
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