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CITEC has partnered with Fuzehub, the Center for Advanced Materials Processing at Clarkson University, The Development Corporation, and the North Country Chamber of Commerce to bring a Solutions Forum for NY Manufacturers to Plattsburgh. This match-maker style event pairs businesses with statewide resources in one-on-one consultations to give attendees a chance to learn about the expertise and programs offered by our deep resource network. Resources include research, funding, consulting, training and more.
The event will be held on June 19, 8:30am-12:30pm at the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton County Community College.
More details and request to attend are at this link.
We have two incredible opportunities to join our team of dedicated professionals working to build a vibrant North Country economy by helping small and mid-sized companies grow. More information here.
We keep hearing about the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This three-minute video explains the term and puts it into context.
Manufacturing Grants Open May 1
The Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund supports activities designed to spur technology development and commercialization across New York State. The grant covers these kinds of projects:
- Adoption of new technology to enhance a process and/or product
- Prototype development
- Design for manufacturing
- Proof-of-concept manufacturing
- Manufacturing scale-up
- Maufacturing-related equipment purchases
- Other projects to advance manufacturing or manufacturing capabilities.
Eligibility and application information are available at this link.
"Safety first" is an old adage which means nothing, right? A Utah Interape plant shows what can happen when safety drives improvement.
Torben Ricks uses the visual iceberg to highlight that it's not just the obvious, visible organziational culture that challenges change, but most of the resistence comes from the less obvious, under the waterline, culture.
Most people have heard that women are 51 percent of the U.S. population and only 27 percent of employees in manufacturing. But there is more to this story than a few statistics. In this podcast series, accomplished women interview accomplished women who can share experiences from the loading dock to the c-suite and every job in between.
Each generation comes to the workplace with characteristics that befuddle the previous generation, and millennials are no different. We've all heard the tired stereotypes, but here is a more nuanced and data-based look at millennials in the workplace.