Industrial Research Partners
The industry research and development program is working to revitalize New York State's industrial sector. New York's industrial sector employs nearly a million people and contributes $80 billion to the Gross State Product. NYSERDA and its Industry partners are working to help manufacturers become more competitive and more environmentally friendly. They are working towards the adoption of processes and technologies that will increase energy efficiency, productivity, while reducing energy waste and pollution.
ACT Bioenergy LLC
ACT Bioenergy is a NY-based manufacturer of state-of-the-art renewable energy heating systems for commercial, institutional, and multi-family buildings. The gasification-type ACT Bioenergy Boiler achieves high-efficiency and exceptionally low emissions when burning wood pellets or wood chips. The systems are fully automated, and are suitable for both new construction and building retrofits.
David Dungate, President
30 Commerce Park Dr.
Schenectady, NY 12309
Air Innovations (AI) is a New York State-based designer and manufacturer of environmental control systems (ECUs) used by end users and original equipment manufacturers around the world.
Air Innovations partners with companies that need to solve heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) challenges that can’t be addressed with standard HVAC equipment. Capabilities include close tolerance control of temperature (to +/- 0.01◦C), humidity control (to +/- 0.5% stability), filtration and pressurization. The ECUs can be designed as stand-alone systems or integrated inside original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) systems or processes of any shape or size for such applications as:
- Medical device manufacturing
- Semiconductor cleanrooms
- Pharmaceutical processing
- Launch pad loading of defense industry materiel
- R&D laboratories
A full range of production capabilities complements AI’s designs, from prototyping to manufacturing in large volumes. All AI products are tested for safety, reliability and performance under simulated load conditions in the company’s psychrometric facilities.
The company also manufactures its own branded environmental control products for portable contamination control in hospitals (IsolationAir®), ventilating room air cleaning (HEPAirX®), wine cellar cooling (Wine Guardian®), and supermarket floral (Floratech®).
AI products conform to the most stringent international and industry-specific safety and performance standards, including mil-spec, UL, CE, CSA and SEMI. The company, established in 1986, is privately owned by licensed professional engineers.
Nanomachining, Semiconductor fabrication; Pharmaceutical production; Medical device manufacturing; Mobile cooling systems for unmanned guided vehicles; Mobile cleanrooms for aerospace and defense industries;
Ventilating room air cleaner (window or wall mounted) HEPAirX®; Portable contamination control system IsolationAir®; Floral display coolers Floratech®; Wine cellar cooling systems Wine Guardian®
Cheryl A. Gressani, Director of Business Development
7000 Performance Drive
North Syracuse, NY 13212
Ameritherm, Inc. specializes in precision induction heating solutions. Staff experience ranges from electrical engineering to master coppersmithing. The company is the leading manufacturer of microprocessor based RF induction heating equipment.
Ameritherm was established in 1986 and is privately held. The products are manufactured at their ISO9001:2008 certified facility in Scottsville, New York, a suburb south of Rochester.
William Flanigan, Website Manager
39 Main Street, Scottsville, NY 14546
Applied Power Systems, Inc. (APS)
Applied Power Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures advanced, custom, high power energy conversion products. They are experts in power electronic controls and high power semiconductor thermal management. Their products include Inverters, Inverter Power Stages, AC-DC Converters, AC Phase Controllers, DC-DC Converters, Custom Power Supplies. APS also supplies Half-Bridge, Full Bridge and Three-Phase Bridge IGBT Driver Boards, Three-Phase Bridge SCR driver board, Fiber-Optic Interface Boards, Solid State Contactors, and Semiconductor Assemblies.
Peter Dowling, Sales Manager
124 Charlotte Ave., Hicksville, NY 11801
August Ninth Analyses
August Ninth Analyses has reinvented the way to automate batch manufacturing. By stepping up and embedding complexity into its core products, ANA has virtually eliminated the “learning burden” for its customers. Users can concentrate on their production instead of electronics or programming. Now factories that used to rely on outside contractors can do everything themselves. Plant managers who always thought automation is beyond their reach can quickly generate quantum leaps in productivity - almost immediately. All this is accomplished while using existing plant staff regardless of educational background.
The product line includes the unique DART controller, so clear that it can be self-installed; the UDI software, that can be mastered in a few hours; a portable – almost self-operational - optical analyzer to provide batch status; and TripSaver, a sophisticated data streaming system that enables ANA to be on-site (virtually) whenever needed.
Henry Weber, President
63 Franklin Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Automated Dynamics Corp.
Automated Dynamics Corp. is a leader in the manufacture of advanced composite structures and high performance composite processing equipment. The business was established in 1984 as an automation company and has been practicing in the high performance composites industry for over twenty years. We have forty employees, encompassing a variety of specialties and experience.
There are two business groups within Automated Dynamics: Engineered Composite Structures and Automation for Composites. Both businesses are continuously working on process as well as product development, each team benefiting from the shared advances. We use quality, automated fiber placement and automated tape laying to satisfy the thermoset and thermoplastic needs of our customers. Our experience in the art of in-situ consolidation of thermoplastic matrix composites and the manufacture of thermoset and thermoplastic Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) and Automated Tape Laying (ATL) structures and equipment is paramount to the overall success of Automated Dynamics.
Danielle Massey, Marketing Assistant
407 Front Street, Schenectady NY, 12305
Blasch Precision Ceramics, Inc.
Blasch Precision Ceramics is an advanced materials company specializing in close tolerance and complex net shapes in ceramic. They take an engineering problem solving approach to improving system performance. Blasch manufactures a variety of high alumina shapes for use in high temperature environments as well as a range of high wear silicon carbide products for abrasion intensive applications.
Jeffrey Bolebruch, Senior Market Manager
580 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204
Ceralink, Inc. is a materials engineering and technology commercialization company. We are known worldwide as a hub for microwave and radio frequency processing of materials. We are experts in ceramic materials and glass (structural, electrical, and optical materials) with a strong background in metals and polymers. We specialize in materials engineering, microwave processing of materials, technology commercialization and creative linkages.
Patricia M. Strickland, Chief Executive Officer
Rensselaer Technology Park
105 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180
Enerac, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of portable combustion efficiency analyzers.
Bill Dascal Jr., Vice President
67 Bond Street, Westbury, NY 11590
Energy Research Company
Energy Research Company (ERCo) is a high-tech company developing and selling laser instruments to measure the chemistry of materials. The applications are for general measurements of materials and specific measurements of glass, coal, aluminum, titanium, superalloys, and alloy sorting. ERCo also conducts process heating audits at industrial sites and develops advanced low energy use furnaces.
Robert De Saro, President
2571-A Arthur Kill Road, Staten Island, NY 10309
H2Pump LLC is a Latham, NY-based company (H2Pump) developing a proprietary hydrogen recovery system that can efficiently and cost effectively recover and recycle by-product hydrogen for a variety of applications.
Hydrogen Recovery System
The H2 Pump “3-in-1” hydrogen recovery system combines electrochemical technology, with a proprietary system design, to efficiently separate hydrogen from other gases, purify it, and “pump” it back into the original feed stream, or to another site specific process.
H2Pump's electrochemical hydrogen recovery and pumping technology utilizes a process whereby hydrogen is actively removed from a mixed feed gas (e.g. Industrial furnace exhaust) producing a high purity hydrogen gas stream while the rest of the exhaust gasses passes through as waste (see below). H2Pump's hydrogen recovery system is being designed as a turn-key system that can integrate seamlessly into a heat-treating operation with an ability to cost effectively scale down, or up, enabling effective integration with a single furnace, or a series of furnaces, and thereby minimize infrastructure changes. In many cases simple plumbing is all that is required.
Dr. Glenn Eisman, CEO
11 Northway Lane North, Latham, New York 12110
In 1925, Orville William Hubbell founded O.W. Hubbell & Sons, Inc. He developed a highway safety company, fabricating and installing highway guardrail and signs. The steel portions of these products had to be galvanized. In 1968, to meet productions needs, the company built their own hot dip galvanizing plant.
The galvanizing plant has expanded capabilities. Their galvanizing kettle size is 4 ft. wide x 43 ft. long x 6 ft. deep. They operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They have the powder coating and hot dip galvanizing facilities in one location.
At O. W. Hubbell and Sons are constantly searching for ways to minimize their environmental impact, reduce resource use, and increase environmental sustainability. They do this by managing the materials we purchase and reuse of those materials during our manufacturing process.
Christopher White, Technical Representative
Po Box 37,40 Greenman Ave.
New York Mills, N.Y. 13417
Hudson Technologies Company
Hudson Technologies Company (“Hudson”) integrates advanced equipment and processes with highly skilled and trained professionals to deliver solutions for operating systems efficiently while reducing overall costs.
Hudson's professional staff of engineers performs energy efficiency and carbon assessments, engineering and feasibility studies and project development for commercial and industrial customers. Hudson's expertise serves numerous system areas including chillers, refrigeration, steam, combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat recovery.
We also provide the most comprehensive oil and refrigerant sampling program in the industry. One of Hudson's many offerings, ChillSMART, analyzes a chiller's operating health and energy efficiency. This is just one of the many ways that Hudson is able to identify the critical-few issues that lead to the majority of the cost savings for customers.
Riyaz Papar, Manager, Director
Energy Assets & Optimization
1-800-953-2244, Ext. 6050
One Blue Hill Plaza, 14th Floor
Pearl River, NY 10965
IBA Industrial, Inc.
IBA Industrial offers world-class expertise in the production of high-power electron accelerators and high power x-ray systems supporting a wide range of industrial applications. With more than 250 Dynamitron and Rhodotron accelerators installed worldwide, IBA is the global leader in the electron accelerator industry. Over the last 10 years, more than 50% of the power installed worldwide has been supplied by IBA.
Richard A. Galloway
151 Heartland Blvd
Edgewood, NY 11717
INEX, Inc. develops and manufactures materials used in high temperature thermal processes. Primary products include chemical retorts, heat exhanger tubes and radiant tubes for industrial furnaces. A unique sicicon/silicon carbide material is produced by the company by a patented melt infiltration process.
Michael Kasprzyk, President
9229 Olean Road, Holland, NY 14080
InterScience, Inc. is a contract research and development company dedicated to the advancement of technology through the application of knowledge with imagination. InterScience thrives on the challenge of niche market technology development for customers in commercial industry, federal and state government. Our core expertise is in two areas: (1) electro-optical systems and (2) embedded systems for control, data acquisition and processing for broad applications in industry, medicine, space and defense programs. Many of our project undertakings require a multi-disciplinary approach and our staff includes scientists and engineers with diverse fields of expertise. InterScience is a small business that focuses on innovative technology development from research to product.
Michelle Simkulet, VP of Operations
105 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180
Kadant Solutions Division, based in Auburn, Massachusetts, is a leading provider of doctor blades, doctor blade holders, and doctoring systems for papermaking and other industrial processes. The division's water management products are applied to the forming of paper in the wet end of the paper machine, the cleaning of forming fabrics and press fabrics, and filtration of process water in various industrial processing applications.
Steve Fielding, General Manager
436 Quaker Rd., Queensbury, New York
MTECH Laboratories, LLC
MTECH Laboratories, LLC founded in 2001 to research, develop and commercialize spin-off technologies associated with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), boasts a first-rate team of physicists, engineers, artists, and consultants who exemplify creativity and innovation.
Located in Ballston Spa , NY , and working closely with high-tech companies, government agencies, universities, and hospitals, MTECH’s capabilities include design, engineering, and manufacturing of RF and power electronics, cryogenic support hardware, magnetics, integrated systems and full multimedia capabilities, including 3-D graphics and animation .
William J. Wilson, Manager
831 Route 67, Bldg 45C
Curtis Industrial Park, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Photonics Industries International, Inc.
Photonics Industries International, Inc., located on Long Island in Bohemia, New York, is a leading laser manufacturer, specializing in high power diode pumped solid-state lasers. It has been the forefront in developing the most efficient, and the highest power harmonic solid-state lasers for the past seventeen years.
Joyce Kilmer, Director of Marketing
390 Central Avenue, Bohemia, NY 11716
Progressive Machine and Design
Progressive Machine and Design (PMD) specializes in providing custom turnkey assembly and test systems to the most stringent manufacturing requirements. PMD has provided these systems across a large number of industries including medical, cosmetic, electronic, fuel cells, energy, automotive and consumer, utilizing integration techniques such as robotics, flexible parts feeding, integrated vision and material handling. Our success relies on strong working relationships, project management dedication, diverse technical expertise and our forever customer support philosophy.
Garry Sperrick, Sales Manager
687 Rowley Road, Victor, NY 14564
RocCera, LLC is a manufacturer and fabricator of advanced ceramic, polyurethane and steel components based in Rochester, New York. RocCera’s advanced ceramic technology was developed in Kodak under the leadership of Dr. Sam Ghosh, who founded RocCera in 2006.
Dr. Sam Ghosh, President
Rochester Tech Park, B-2
771 Elmgrove Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Sigma Equipment Corp.
SIGMA is a manufacturer of various machines such as mixers, extruders, and homogenizers. SIGMA machines are used in the processing of products such as ink, paint, healthcare products and soap. SIGMA also supplies complete saponification and drying plants for manufacture of bar soap. SIGMA machines have been sold throughout the U.S. and in 15 foreign countries.
Ed D'Errico, President
39 Westmoreland Ave., White Plains, NY 10606
Silicon Carbide Products, Inc.
Silicon Carbide Products, Inc. is an American owned and operated manufacturer of Custom Silicon Carbide Specialty Shapes for demanding industrial wear, corrosion and temperature applications. SCP offers quick delivery of high quality components manufactured to customer specifications.
Mark Witmer, Vice President & Co-Owner
361 Daniel Zenker Drive, Horseheads, NY 14845
Sono-Tek Corporation designs and manufactures precision patented ultrasonic spray systems for applications requiring targeted dispense of solutions or suspensions as uniform thin films onto substrates as small as millimeters in size to several meters wide webs at high line speed production volume manufacturing. Our systems save spray material, energy, and water usage, and often drastically reduce or even eliminate maintenance, exhaust and clean up requirements. Fuel cell, solar cell, semiconductor and implantable medical device manufacturing are just a few of the manufacturing markets we serve, providing equipment to companies around the globe.
2012 Route 9W
Milton, NY 12547
SuperPower Inc. (iPL) is a world leading developer and manufacturer of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) wire. We serve the utility, renewable energy, and industrial markets, providing advantages of high efficiency, high energy density, smart grid compatibility, clean, green, safe and secure attributes. The wire is being incorporated by world-leading companies into devices that include power cables, motors, generators, transformers, fault current limiters and specialty magnets. In addition to the enabling HTS wire, SuperPower also offers 2G HTS-based coils designed and built to customer specifications. Formed in 2000 by Intermagnetics General Corporation, today SuperPower is a subsidiary of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Traute F. Lehner, Sr. Director, Marketing & Government Affairs
450 Duane Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12304
Tecogen, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) products including natural gas engine-driven cogeneration and air conditioning systems for industrial and commercial use. Tecogen systems supply electric power or cooling while heat from the engine is recovered and purposefully used at the facility. The benefits are dramatic reduction in energy costs and greenhouse gas reductions of 50% or more. Tecogen has an installed base of more than 2000 units supported by an established network of engineering, sales and service personnel across the United States.
Jeffrey Glick, Eastern US Sales Manager
45 First Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
Transparent Materials, LLC
Transparent Materials is a biomaterials technology company based in Rochester, NY. The company has developed a unique manufacturing technology that greatly simplifies the integration of nanomaterials into composites, and it is in development of biomedical composite materials that have unprecedented strength, are biocompatible and have good integration into the body, and that aid diagnoses of form and function.
Joseph F. Bringley, President
1699 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14650