When: Friday, October 5th, 2018

The Council of Industry is pleased to support National Manufacturing Day. This day has been designed to expand knowledge about, and improve the general public perception of, manufacturing careers and manufacturing’s value to the U.S. economy. Manufacturing Day is for students, parents, educators, media, customers, suppliers and the community at large.

A big part of the day will be tours and visits to manufacturers, big and small, across the country. I encourage you to participate by hosting a tour of your facility. You can do so by visiting this website and registering. 

 MFG Day - Official Endorser


Participating Companies: 

Hudson Valley Manufacturing Career Night

When: Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Pine Bush High School, 156 State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566

Cost: Free

To register click here

Join us for the first annual Hudson Valley Manufacturing Career Night at Pine Bush High School to introduce students and parents to the potential of pursuing careers in the manufacturing and STEM fields.

  • Increase student awareness about manufacturing jobs in the Hudson Valley
  • Connect with students interested in internships, jobs, and apprenticeship opportunities 
  • Support Pine Bush High School and their launch of the Manufacturing PRIME Program

If you would like to participate click the registration link above or contact Johnnieanne Hansen at or (845) 565-1355 ext 121.

EHS Network: Understanding and Preparing for the next Emerging Contaminants- PFOAs

When: Friday, October 19th, from 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Where: The Conference Room at The Council of Industry Office, The Desmond Campus of MSMC, Newburgh, NY

Cost: Free for members

To register click here

You have seen the headline-catching news – PFOAs and PFOSs are being detected in groundwater and drinking water supplies and pose a threat to human health and the environment. Based on these findings state and federal regulatory agencies are working hard to fully understand the threat posed by these ubiquitous chemicals, and designates two of the most common PFAS, (PFOA and PFOS) as “Hazardous Substances” and the development of a national Maximum Contaminant that could have significant impacts on facilities that historically stored or used the substances. 

What is the real story and what does it mean to businesses in the Hudson Valley.  This presentation will discuss:

  • How did this mess at started in the first place
  • What are the environmental and health effects of PFOAs
  • What industries and products used PFOAs
  • What Actions of the federal and state regulatory agencies taken to date
  • What can I expect in the future

Presenter: Mark Wright, PG, CHMM, CSP, Senior Project Geologist,  HRP Associates, Inc.