Success Stories



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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Success Takes Off at LoDolce Machine Co.

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates LoDolce Machine Company, Inc. for their successful AS9100C recertification. For the past year, the Saugerties, NY aerospace manufacturer has focused on preparing for the recertification, making considerable progress on their internal performance requirements. As a result, they have continued to improve their Quality Management System, significantly reduced […]

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Jamming Outside the Boxx

My Music Machines, Inc. (MMMI) has spawned a revolutionary device, the trademarked Jamboxx, a hands-free electronic instrument capable of playing over 100 sounds or styles through its exclusive software. The product was specifically designed to ensure that those with physical or cognitive disabilities are able to utilize a musical instrument. The device was created by […]

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The Right Improvements Last a Decade

The Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) congratulates MPI, Inc. for their continued success as the worldwide leader in wax-room equipment. Following their investment in Lean manufacturing and assistance over a decade ago, the Poughkeepsie, NY manufacturer has broken new ground in the investment casting industry. Thanks to their continued implementation of Lean principles, MPI […]

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New Product, New Engineers

EAW Electronic Systems, Inc., a Poughkeepsie design engineering and contract manufacturer for electronic and electro-mechanical assembly, is on the verge of introducing an innovative building automation system. The new technology, called an EMC 20/20, is used to control a building’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, and will support industry standard communication. As development […]

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Lighting Manufacturer’s Investment in Employees Pays off Big

  Certificate holders left to right: Frank Ried Miller, Dwayne Bell, Andrew Arena, Ken Kane, Marlyn Urena Tom Phillips, Joe Mazzurco, Alis Holquin, Paul Wood, Ray Zaragosa Congratulations to Lighting Services Inc (LSI) on completing their Lean White Belt training and implementation. On Thursday, May 28, LSI staff celebrated the achievement with a certificate ceremony […]

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Greyston Bakery: Not a Cookie Cutter Solution

Thanks to the ambitious leadership of Greyston Bakery, the city of Yonkers is making great strides in providing opportunities for employees of all skill levels. Greyston is now a world class food production facility thanks to their investment in process improvements and Lean manufacturing. Greyston has spent the past year improving the overall effectiveness of […]

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