Mangano Proclaims October Manufacturing Month in Nassau County

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): County Executive Mangano joined with prominent manufacturing company leaders and members of Long Island Forum for Technology (LIFT) who celebrated the growth of manufacturing jobs. LIFT is a non-for-profit economic development organization working with the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR®) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).

LIFT serves as NYSTAR’s designated Regional Technology Development Center for Long Island and one of nearly 350 MEP locations across the country. LIFT has an industrydriven initiative structure, providing Long Island businesses with networking opportunities, access to enabling technologies, handson assistance and a wide range of programs directed at creating an environment for innovation, lowering the cost of operations and increasing growth, focused on creating Long Island’s future.

LIFT supports the defense and aerospace, medical device and healthcare, homeland security, energy, information technology and manufacturing clusters of the Long Island economy. They partner with local companies, organizations, Universities and the National Laboratory Systems. For information on the many programs LIFT offers Long Island businesses visit


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