The HIA Manufacturing and Technology committees held a joint session on 5/5/21. This was the first time the two groups held a session at Inspirence Studios in Bohemia. Featuring a panel of manufacturers and moderators live in the studio, the audience participated virtually over Zoom. Panelists Paul Angelico, Anthony Ovale, and Ron Loveland Panelists were Paul Angelico, Vice President of Global Operations at Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc., Anthony Ovale, Production Management at Banner Metalcraft Inc., and Ron Loveland, President of Summit Safety & Efficiency Solutions (Co-Chair of the Manufacturing/International Trade Committee). Moderators Charlie Ward and [...]
On April 29, 2021, Summit Safety & Efficiency Solutions working with Oerlikon Metco, Designatronics, and their robotics integrators & automation providers hosted a panel of manufacturers discussing implementing robotics, conducted tours of both manufacturers, and had demo’s of the latest automation equipment. Manufacturers, struggling to find skilled labor, concerned about injuries from repetitive motion, heavy lifting, and awkward ergonomics, and looking for ways to reduce cost got some great ideas from the event. From all accounts, Long Island Robotics Day was a great success!
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In 2019 no one in manufacturing could have predicted the U.S. would go from 3.5% unemployment in February 2020 to more than 30 million people claiming unemployment since March. Yet amid the pandemic, the reality of recruitment and retention struggles in manufacturing hasn’t changed too drastically. Manufacturing demand is still high, and manufacturers are still hiring. So rising wages and talent wars, especially the fight to retain their most valuable people, continue. The need to retain your most experienced workers is still a top priority, especially if your new hires are inexperienced and require extensive training. Instituting the Gemba Walk 1. Prepare the production [...]
Summit president being part of a panel of top professionals discussing construction safety in the time of COVID19! Thanks to Carl Oliveri - moderator Joseph Tomaino - healthcare expert Jeffrey Agranoff, HR expert Lauren Lucke, marketing expert! Contact us and get more information
Summit Safety & Efficiency Solutions Small Business Finalist in Prestigious HIA-LI 26th Annual Business Achievement Awards Finalists Represent Top Contenders for Long Island-based Business Awards; Winners will be Announced during HIA-LI Annual Business Achievement Awards, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK, AUGUST 24, 2020 – Summit Safety & Efficiency Solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a Small Business finalist in the Business Achievement Awards competition conducted by HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island. Recipients will be announced during a virtual awards ceremony that begins at 12 PM, Tuesday, September 29, 2020. [...]
On August 4, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a communication plan to assist employers with communicating with their employees about COVID-19. To view, the CDC’s Communication plan click here. The goal is to ensure that the employees have available accurate, actionable, and timely disease prevention and control information. This is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases among select non-healthcare critical infrastructure employees across the country. While the communication plan does not target every industry, the message and tools it provides are applicable to all employers. A list of nonhealthcare critical infrastructure [...]