Manufacturing Consortium of Long Island

Building momentum in LI manufacturing

By GREGORY ZELLER // With its president busily rallying the disparate remains of a one-time tent-pole Long Island industry, a longtime military manufacturer has completed a key strategic acquisition. Hauppauge-based GSE Dynamics, a 45-year-old engineering and manufacturing firm focused on U.S. military assemblies, has absorbed Westbury’s Elite Manufacturing Technologies, a family-owned, full-service industrial designer with experience in aerospace, electronics and medical-device manufacturing. Terms of the deal, which closed in May, were not disclosed. But GSE Dynamics President…