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 …
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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 …
As a result of engagement with TDO, XTO, Inc. was awarded the NY MEP Cyber Security Grant and as a result was able to affordably complete the needed NIST 800-171 remediations. XTO, Inc. now has much greater confidence in the security of their intellectual property and processes which will improve their marketability and enable them to further grow their business.
75 created or retained jobs
Improved compliance to the NIST 800-171 Standard
Reduction in required storage providing 15% more productive floor space
10% labor hour reduction due to a need for less reworking
“Working with Insyte has been an incredible experience that had an immense impact on the operations of our company. The experience and knowledge of the consultant was a huge factor for the success of our project. We plan to continue to work with Insyte on various projects to take our company to the next level. ”
— Rich Stapleton, Owner
$1-2 million in increased or retained sales
5 jobs created and 35 retained
$75,000 in new investment
“The grant that AM&T initiated with AIM has made it possible to achieve our customers’ requirements as a supplier and continue to do business with them. This service is very important in helping small companies stay competitive and to grow. Our competitors are going after the small companies because they know most of them cannot afford to invest the time or money to keep up with cyber security. I have shared with other primes what we have invested in and they are very excited to hear what we have accomplished. This has certainly opened up more opportunities for our company.” — Mr. Thomas M. Crowley, President
Retention of APC’s largest client for $7.7 Million in retained sales
$2.9 Million in new investments
Confirmation of their right to advertise compliance to label their materials with “80% recycled material”
“APC needed to ensure that it was compliant with FSMA Standards and its Environmental Marketing representations. Kate Chepeleff of CITEC has been instrumental in helping APC meet these high standards and representations. Her work with our staff has brought us to a new level. ” — Tom Moore, President
Success Story Powered By Western NY MEP Center: InSyte Consulting
- Reduction of over 100,000 gallons of contaminated water
- Over $100,000 reduction in regulatory fees related to hazardous materials
- Less than 1-year payback for the investment
“The team was great to work with. They used a cross-functional approach to help identify the areas in which they could provide the biggest impact. The knowledge and experience of the team was instrumental in developing a solution that was both practical and cost efficient.”
Barbara Pilmore, Plant Manager
Success Story Powered By NY Southern Tier MEP Center: Alliance for Manufacturing and Technology (AM&T)
- 33 jobs created and 14 internal promotions
- $40,000 investment in new equipment
- 50% reduction in cost per piece in the targeted cell
“The training and support that was provided to Golden Artist Colors by AM&T was perfect. During the very first site visit I gained the confidence that they really cared about providing us with a proposal that was going to meet our needs. The project manager/trainer provided us with the tools, resources and understanding of Lean with a model that keeps focus on sustaining our efforts and the continued development of our program. Three years into our program we continue to learn and engage our employee owners along the way and continue to reduce costs and increase throughput. We have been provided with the building blocks to have a sustainable Continuous Improvement program and value the relationship that we have established with AM&T.”
Matt Asma, Training and Development Specialist
Success Story Powered By Western NY MEP Center: Insyte Consulting
- $1.2 million in annual sales growth for marine products.
- $600,000 in retained sales among current accounts.
- $250,000 annual cost savings for inventory related expenses.
- Foundation for continuous improvement, e.g. Kan Ban, for marine products.
- Methodology to expand practices into two other major product lines.
“The project refocused the organization on the importance of inventory control and inventory processing. These improvements have been very sustainable as the business continues to grow while inventory turns continue to increase.”
Pat Greeley, CFO
Success Story powered by NY MEP Center(s): CEG and FuzeHub
- $170,000 in cost savings (includes $50,000 Fuzehub grant)
- $65,000 in increased or retained sales
- $750,000 in new private equity investment
- 4 created or retained jobs
“As a growing business, Vara Safety’s progress was accelerated through the key support of the regional organizations in Upstate New York including the Center for Economic Growth, FuzeHub, Workforce Development Initiative, and Upstate Venture Connect.”
Timmy Oh, CEO