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 T-SEC partners with SUNY Rockland (Rockland Community College/RCC)  in support of our 3D Printing SMARTT lab which is a 3D print center located in Haverstraw.It is available to students from RCC as well as to New York State manufacturers and entrepreneurs.The lab houses several T-SEC funded 3D printers, including a state of the art Stratasys J750. The lab also features several Solidworks site licenses.We are...

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Mt. St. Mary College is host to day two of the Hudson Valley Tech Festival and will be the location of the Hackathon

The Hudson Valley Tech Festival   The Hudson Valley Tech Festival a self-described, technology-driven economic development festival featuring a two-day Conference and a Hackathon is running during this Columbus Day weekend, starting at 8:15 a.m. sharp, Friday, October 11th & concluding Saturday, October 12th, 2019 in the late afternoon.The two days will be split between the campus of SUNY Orange, Newburgh and Mt. St. Mary College, Newburgh.The...

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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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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Pundits claim we are in the midst of what has been dubbed The Fourth Industrial Revolution. It's a hot topic among academics, business leaders, and politicians.Growth of Civilization: Museum of Natural HistoryHow did we get here? Watch this 6-minute YouTube video about the rate of civilization's growth, and if you don't fall asleep in the first five minutes, you'll arrive at an acceleration on...

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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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Hudson Valley advanced manufacturers There are dozens of Advanced Manufacturing Nano Technology companies right here in the Hudson Valley that T-SEC partners with and these companies are the Nanotech innovators of the day. Ceres Technologies of Saugerties; Fala Technologies of Kingston; and Sono-Tek of Milford are but a few names among the many important advanced manufacturers T-SEC is proud to partner with to retain the well-paying jobs...

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As the economy continues to surge forward, the surprising news isn't that manufacturing growth in the United States is growing.It isn't even that blue collar job employers can't find enough workers.The surprising news is that CNC Machining jobs and other typically blue collar jobs are attracting a new breed of Millennial and  Gen Z worker: hipster blue collar workers. Blue-collar millennials and Gen Z's think differently. Whether...

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As terms like “cryptocurrency” and “The Internet of Things” make their way into the lexicon, and Bloomberg issues daily reports on soaring/crashing “Bitcoin” share prices, we forget what a novel concept 3D Printing was just a few years ago and may still be for many.Yet 3D Printing is how businesses and manufacturers in the lower Hudson Valley are discovering they can quickly prototype their designs...

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It seems every week stories pop up about Brooklynites and New Yorkers migrating to the scenic Hudson Valley. They are looking for affordable real estate, charming architecture and also the outdoor beauty the region offers.When they move here, they bring their skills, talents, and dreams with them.[caption id="attachment_7262" align="aligncenter" width="640"] In-store display at Cream, Newburgh on Liberty Street[/caption]As a result, the area is seeing a...

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SUNY Community College's President Baston has a focus on employability skills. RCC Community College's 7th President, Dr. Michael Baston, is an educator keenly aware that recent economic disruptions have occurred putting untrained Americans at risk in an economy that thrives on changeIn recent years there have been between four and five million open, unfilled jobs in the US Economy.Meaning, jobs that go begging.In fact, as of...

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  3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Additive manufacturing is a leading edge production technique that has been disrupting and revolutionizing the manufacturing industry for the last decade.The disruption continues.To the layperson, the terminology can be confusing, but you should know that additive manufacturing and 3D printing are mostly the same things!They both use CAD programs to create a prototype. This prototype is then printed using the material...

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  Not so boring: engineering feat passes halfway mark in Hudson Valley What’s a TBM named NORA doing in Newburgh you say? Well, first of all, let's explain: TBM stands for “Tunnel Boring Machine” and in our neck of the woods (the Hudson Valley), one heck of a beaut of a TBM is working underfoot.Literally, it's moving earth 600 feet under the Hudson River city of Newburgh, N.Y.,Now,...

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