Success Stories



MTEC Assists Spectral Systems with Production and Procedures

In April 2016, Mr. Bruce Capuano, Vice President of Spectral Systems, LLC, engaged MTEC to solve issues with the company’s product rejection rates. MTEC Senior Project Engineer, Phil vanOss stepped in to help with Lean Six Sigma and 5S implementation. Spectral Systems, a leader in precise optical components, coatings and systems integration, was founded over […]

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MTEC Guides Selux Corporation on the Road to World Class Lean

A little over a year ago, Mr. Michael Seckler, Vice President of Manufacturing at Selux Corporation, attended an MTEC event focused on Performance Benchmarking. MTEC event presenter and Principal Lean and Quality Systems Engineer David Tooker caught the attention and interest of Mr. Seckler and an important business relationship began shortly thereafter. Selux Corporation, a high-end manufacturer […]

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EAW Introduces New Product to Stauber Performance Ingredients

In 2011, Stauber Performance Ingredients had a vision for their newly acquired facility in Florida, New York. Under the leadership of Executive Steve Graham, the Stauber team developed a strategy to take their “good” ingredients manufacturer to “world class” status over the next five years. That vision has become reality, as Hawkins, Inc. completed its […]

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How Linoto Was Found

By Ralph Brown, HVTDC Business Development Advisor On Tuesday evening, April 12, 2016, CNBC’s “The Billion Dollar Buyer” presented the hospitality company Lindry’s Inc. Chairperson and CEO, Tilman Fertitta. Tilman operates a number of nationally known dining and entertainment brands, including Morton’s The Steakhouse and Golden Nugget Hotels & Casinos. Tilman has tremendous buying power […]

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Sigmund Cohn Corp Achieves Gold Status

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates Sigmund Cohn Corp for the continued improvement of their manufacturing processes and the use of their internal ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS). For the past two years, the Mount Vernon, NY precious metals wire and precision fabricator has refined and improved their QMS, making considerable progress […]

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HVTDC Congratulates Lamothermic Precision Casting Corp

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates Lamothermic Precision Casting Corporation for successfully completing their Value Stream Mapping and applying new techniques to grow and improve their business. The Brewster, NY manufacturer, having embraced Lean for several years, looked to bolster operations last summer with the goal of identifying opportunities for improvement, eliminating areas […]

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HVTDC Congratulates FALA Technologies

“True leaders don’t create followers. They create more leaders.” The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates FALA Technologies for successfully completing the Front Line Leadership Training series and for their continued effort ushering in a renewed company-wide focus on improving the direct management and leadership of employees. Last spring, the industrial equipment manufacturer invested […]

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Hawkins, Inc. Acquires Stauber Performance Ingredients

In 2011, Stauber Performance Ingredients had a vision for their newly acquired facility in Florida, New York. Under the leadership of Executive Steve Graham, the entire Stauber team developed a strategy to take their “good” ingredients manufacturer to “world class” status over the next five years. Today, under the watchful eye of Mr. Graham, that […]

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Metallized Carbon Sets Up for Success

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates Metallized Carbon Corporation for their continued efforts in setup reduction. Since spring, the Ossining, NY manufacturer of engineered self-lubricating carbon and graphite products has practiced a highly efficient system, slashing setup and lead time, while ushering in a renewed company-wide culture. A training program in April, led […]

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Travis Hayden Joins Stauber Performance Ingredients

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates Travis Hayden for joining Stauber Performance Ingredients, Inc. as their new Lead Process Control Engineer, completing his two-year internship with HVTDC. Travis’ involvement with Stauber began at the onset of his internship in August, 2013. For the past three years, the Florida, NY manufacturer has performed a […]

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