HV Mfg Magazine – Spring 2014 Issue

HV Mfg magaine - Spring 2014

HV Mfg – Spring 2014 Issue

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Spring 2014 – Full issue (60 Pg – 7MB)

3 | Table of Contents »
Table of contents with hyperlinks to all articles.

5 | Letter from the Executive Vice President »
Hudson Valley manufacturers and productivity.

7 | Managing energy risk with the Energy Buying Consortium »
Employing sound strategies to minimize our members’ exposure to volatile energy
markets while maximizing their opportunity to save.

13 | Legislative Issues »
Tax breaks for manufacturers in the new State Budget could be less than meets the eye
when it comes to delivering real savings and business opportunity.

18 | Opportunity in every challenge »
An interview with Russ Yeager, President of Alcoa Fastening Systems.

22 | Manufacturing solutions »
The history of Fryer Machine Systems, Inc. demonstrates how a “can-do” attitude and a
commitment to reinvention helps lead to success.

27 | P-Tech comes to the Valley »
A new model of education teams high school, community college and industry to teach
real-world business skills to the workforce of the future.

33 | Robots in reality »
The new breed of easily programmed robots—prevalent in every industry—automates
routine and repetitive tasks…24-hours a day, seven days a week.

35 | Lean Six Sigma for all »
The principles of continuous improvement are today being applied to processes in all
sectors, including healthcare, service, education, finance and government.

41 | Membership directory » — An alphabetical listing of our members

41 | Members listed by business category »

41 | Associate Members listed by business category »

58 | Advertisers Index »

Cover photo: Larry Fryer on the factory floor at Fryer Machine Systems, Inc.,
by Tom LeBarbera/Picture This Studios