The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation Partners with FuzeHub for a Matchmaking Event for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Highland, New York –  The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC) has partnered with FuzeHub for their upcoming Food and Beverage Solutions Forum with additional partners the Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC) and the Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation (HVADC).

Event Details:

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC) *Formerly HVTDC
180 South Street, Highland, NY 12528


Registration Required: Interested companies should register in advance on the FuzeHub website to ensure that they are matched with resources for the event.


About the Forum:
Solutions Forums are FuzeHub’s signature events designed for New York manufacturing companies to directly meet with business and technology experts in one-on-one consultations to solve problems or to develop solutions and support for business growth. They are free to manufacturers and intended to find custom solutions for manufacturing needs ranging from production, engineering, product innovation, market identification, financing, and workforce to supply chain development. FuzeHub has partnered with the Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation (HVADC), Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC), and the Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC), to serve the evolving needs of food manufacturers and provide assistance to companies seeking to accelerate production and to help them to expand distribution.


Who Should Attend:
The event is open to food and beverage related industry attendees including:

  • Food entrepreneurs wanting to launch a food product
  • Small food manufacturers/processors who want to grow their businesses
  • Small-medium sized manufacturers supplying products to the food industry that have manufacturing or technology needs
  • Food scientists, technicians and product developers


Resources Confirmed for the November 9th Solutions Forum Include:

  • Community Capital New York
  • Cornell Center for Materials Research
  • Cornell University Cooperative Extension, Harvest New York
  • Empire State Development
  • FuzeHub
  • Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation (HVADC)
  • Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC)
  • Hudson Valley Startup Fund
  • Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC)
  • Mid Hudson Small Business Development Center, at SUNY Ulster
  • Mid-Hudson Workshop
  • New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets
  • New York State Food Venture Center, at Cornell University
  • New York State Liquor Authority
  • NYS Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), at Rochester Institute of Technology
  • NYS Science + Technology Law Center, at Syracuse University College of Law
  • Rensselaer Center for Automation Technology and Systems (CATS)
  • The Farm Bridge
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Workforce Development Institute (WDI)

About FuzeHub
FuzeHub is a not-for-profit organization that connects New York’s small and mid-sized manufacturing companies to the resources, programs and expertise they need for technology commercialization, innovation, and business growth. Through our custom assessment, matching, and referral platform, we help companies navigate New York’s robust network of industry experts at Manufacturing Extension Partners centers, universities, economic development organizations, and other providers. FuzeHub is the statewide New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (MEP) center, supported by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation. For more information visit


About MTEC
Since 1988, the Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC) has been developing strategies to help businesses grow to new heights. MTEC brings a network of experienced engineers, scientists, programmers, and business and manufacturing professionals to your team, helping you develop your product or application strategy and concepts, design product prototypes, and facilitate and optimize your manufacturing value chain. We provide mid-sized manufacturers and early stage technology companies with cost effective, high quality technical and management services focused on: management consulting, technology, engineering, and continued strategic innovation. Let our years of technical and manufacturing expertise guide you to growth!


About Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation
Established as a regional economic development nonprofit in 2007, Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation (HVADC) is dedicated to promoting balanced, market-based solutions that lead to entrepreneurship, rural economic growth, and community enhancement. HVADC commits tireless energy and resources to encourage and assist agricultural producers and ag dependent businesses in becoming active participants in the regional food systems marketplace. Since its inception, HVADC has assisted over 175 businesses with a wide range of individualized services such as business development, financial planning, and market readiness preparation, while expanding its network of farms, restaurants, and producers to over 600 businesses and counting.


About Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC)
HVEDC is the leading economic development agency for the seven-county region of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, and Sullivan counties. The public-private partnership markets the region as a prime business location to corporate executives, site selection consultants, and real estate brokers. HVEDC helped start the organizational, branding, and promotional effort for NY BioHud Valley, Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance, Hudson Valley 3D Printing, Hudson Valley EDs & MEDs and Hudson Valley PLAY. To learn more, call 845-220-2244 or visit