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Manufacturing Day Event: Ribbon Cutting of 3D Printing/Expanded Business Services at RCC Haverstraw Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: October 1, 2013

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845 -574-4244

mroffino@sunyrockland.edu

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: Manufacturing Day Event: Ribbon Cutting of 3D Printing/Expanded Business Services at RCC Haverstraw Center

WHEN: Friday, October 4, 2-4 pm

WHERE: 37 W. Broad St., Haverstraw, NY

WHO: Business and community leaders, elected officials, RCC officials

Rockland Community College Haverstraw Center Expanding

to Offer 3D Printing, Business Services

Haverstraw, NY --- The economy of the Lower Hudson Valley will get a major boost with a $1.5 million expansion of Rockland Community College’s Haverstraw Center to include services to promote advanced manufacturing, business and employment. It will feature 3D printing in a “proof-of-concept” sandbox environment and an array of support services for businesses and job seekers.

 

Numerous organizations will offer business creation and development services, including: finance, marketing, IT, sales, human resources, volunteers and more. They include:  iCAN, SBDC, SCORE, RCC and RSVP. Employment support will be offered through RCC Career Services and Academic Advisement and the WIB.

The renovated, 9,000+ square foot area will include six new classrooms/training rooms; 4 CAD workstations with Solid Works software; three 3D printers and a 3D laser scanner; and a science/wet lab.

The project has been funded and supported by: Ginsburg Development Corp.; IDA; CGAM – Center for Global Advanced Manufacturing; SUNY 20:20; SUNY Works; TAACCCT II and Rockland Community College.

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