Manufacturing/International Trade Committee Meeting

Manufacturing/International Trade Committee Meeting

  • 08/11/2022
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

HIA-LI Manufacturing & International Trade Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 11th 8:00am-10:00am

Long Island Manufacturers Discuss Ways to Build Long Island Machining Talent


Join us as the Long Island Manufacturing Community continues to discuss ways to reinvigorate the pipeline of machining talent on Long Island.

Long Island Manufacturing Executives will discuss their collaboration with Suffolk County Community College’s (SCCC) Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (AMTC) to accelerate building Long Island’s machining talent pipeline.

Rosalie Drago, SCDOL Commissioner-Discuss providing compensation support during training

Robert Kufner, President, Designatronics; Nichole Hernandez Ops Manager, & Ed Sottile, ME Mgr, Oerlikon Metco; Daienna Edmonds, HR Manager, Precipart; Greg Santi, HR Manager, Curtiss Wright; SCDOL Commissioner Rosalie Drago; Laura Galletta, SCCC AMTC Manager and John Lombardo, SCCC VP Workforce Development -Discuss providing scholarships to students interested in the machining certificate program at SCCC’s AMTC; providing Swiss Turning training capability to AMTC and providing more up to date equipment & training.

John Lombardo & Laura Galletta-Discuss AMTC’s current programs and plans for expansion.