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Saratoga Springs Manufacturer Moves to Commercialization

Success Story Powered by New York MEP Center for Economic Growth’s (CEG) Business Growth Solutions (BGS) Free Form Fibers (FFF) is a small manufacturer located in Saratoga Springs that was founded in 2006. FFF began scaling up its production of high-performance ceramic fibers in early 2020 in an effort to go from R&D scale to manufacturing scale. To assist in this effort, the company turned to the Center for Economic Growth’s (CEG) Business Growth Solutions (BGS) unit, part of the New York MEP, which led lead a prescriptive value stream mapping project. Free Form Fibers’ commercialization plans are now stronger because of the insights the Center for Economic Growth helped us gain through the value stream mapping process. From our …

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Long Island Design & Manufacturing Company Wins Phase 2 Funding

Success Story Powered by New York MEP Regional Center MTRC (Manufacturing and Resource Technology Consortium) Mechanismic Inc. is a five-employee company based in Long Island, New York with an innovative new product called SnappyXO Design. Its products are currently being used by informal STEM learning centers, such as museums, libraries, and robotics competitions. Although the company had received Phase 1 funding to research and develop the product, they still needed access to resources to build the hardware for the product. With the help of MTRC, Mechanismic was able to prepare for phase 2 of the product and win funding that would allow it to continue development and distribution. If there is one organization after NSF, that has helped us tremendously …

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TDO Helps Oneida Air Systems Grow using Toyota Kata and Lean Manufacturing

TDO, part of the New York MEP and the MEP National Network™, was approached to provide expert mentoring, introducing Toyota KATA and lean manufacturing to Oneida Air Systems.

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