NY Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Ny Mep Success Stories

LC Drives

LC Drives Optimizes Operations, Grows Staff, and Attracts Investment

Success Story Powered by Statewide New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Member FuzeHub and Clarkson University   Potsdam, NY based LC Drives is a manufacturer that builds light-weight permanent magnet electric motors that are smaller and more energy efficient than their competition.  Their motors are typically used for marine and heavy duty vehicle propulsion, wind turbines and other industrial processes.  Headquartered in Clarkson University’s Shipley Center for Innovation in the North Country, they were founded in 2012 with early funding from the National Science Foundation and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). As LC Drives ramped up operations, they had a need for compressed air to build a full-scale manufacturing line to improve and automate operations permitting them to fill …

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Syracuse Manufacturer Expands Market Potential with ISO 9001 Certification

Success Story Powered by New York MEP Regional Center TDO (Train Develop Optimize) Syracuse, New York-based Rapid Cure Technologies is a manufacturer of high performance paints, coatings, resins, adhesives, and sealants.  Their competitive value over typical providers of these products lies in the rapid cure chemistry and processes that allow the products to dry or cure more rapidly than their competition.  The products are also more environmentally friendly while being easier to use as well. As the company has grown and now targets larger global accounts, they have discovered that ISO accreditation is highly favored, if not a pre-requisite to doing business.  As a result of this need, Rapid Cure Technologies sought assistance from their regional New York Manufacturing Extension …

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Long Island Manufacturer Accelerates Growth with NY MEP

Success Story Powered by Long Island Regional MEP Center: Manufacturing & Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC) Plainview, Long Island’s Little Bird Kitchen is a New York based manufacturer filling a vital role that enables startup food companies to accelerate their own growth by providing “co-manufacturing” capacity leveraging the recipes of the startup company.  A common challenge for food startups is growing their production capacity at a reasonable cost at a pace capable of meeting demand while not over spending.  The co-manufacturing capability allows the startup to outsource the production either permanently or until such time as they are ready to invest in their own scaled production setup. Little Bird Kitchen (LBK) was striving to accelerate its own growth to fill its …

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