The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center Bids Farewell to John MacEnroe

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) has named longtime Hudson Valley business development leader, John MacEnroe, as its new Executive Director. The appointment follows a three-month HVTDC project during which John collaborated with TEC board members, key stakeholders, and TEC’s leadership. After identifying and hiring key team members and professional partners to optimize operations, he helped […]

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What is MEP?

Since 1988, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has been committed to strengthening U.S. manufacturing, continually evolving to meet the changing needs of manufacturers. Through its services and partnerships, it has had a profound impact on the growth of well-paying jobs, the development of dynamic manufacturing communities, and the enhancement of American innovation and global competitiveness MEP’s […]

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A Practical Approach to 5S (Lean Part 2)

What is 5s?   After you’ve examined your manufacturing processes and discovered if and how you may require Value Stream Mapping we can move our focus to Lean 5S. More specifically, the workplace organization method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and shitsuke. 5S, like most Lean principles, is more […]

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