Finding skilled workers at the technician level and above has proven to be an increasingly difficult task for American Manufacturers nationwide. In the Hudson Valley, the story is no different. With an average age for skilled industrial employees falling somewhere between 45 and 55,  business owners, corporations and government officials are getting nervous about where the next batch of talent will come from. New York State (as well...

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Kayla Marchant of Rhinebeck, N.Y. is a recent graduate of SUNY New Paltz' College of Mechanical Engineering.

Our Q&A with Kayla Marchant of Fala Technologies. It’s no secret that the advanced manufacturing sector in the Hudson Valley, like everywhere else, is facing enormous pressure to try to fill jobs and simultaneously cultivate a pipeline of future talent. One recent graduate from SUNY New Paltz College of Mechanical Engineering, Kayla Marchant of Rhinebeck, N.Y., offered a few clues and tips as to how encouraging design-led...

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Ceres Technologies, according to its CEO is "a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company specializing in the design and build of advanced semiconductor, energy, transportation, and fiber optic production equipment." They are also a T-SEC partner, utilizing our helium leak detector equipment, which we make available to qualifying New York State manufacturers and startups....

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