August 7 2017
General, News

Success Story: CEG BGS Helps Simmons Machine Tool Corporation Adopt Lean Practices and Align Them With Its Accounting Practices

Right: A programmable robot grasps a bearing to be pressed onto a wheel set. For 117 years, Simmons Machine Tool Corporation has been manufacturing specialized machine tools and automation systems that the railway industry uses for rail wheel set maintenance and production. The Albany company employs about 100 people at its North Broadway facility, where

July 14 2017
General, Regional/County Profiles

Where’s NY’s Fastest Growing City, Town and Village? Hint: In the Capital Region

The Capital Region pulled off a population hat trick in 2016, housing the state’s fastest-growing city, town and village on a year-over-year basis: Cohoes, Malta and Waterford, respectively, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of U.S. Census Bureau estimates. For a second consecutive year, Cohoes has ranked as New York’s fastest growing city,

July 12 2017
General

President’s Message – July, 2017

First Year Forward It has truly been a remarkable year at the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). I am constantly amazed by the outpouring of support we’ve received from our partners in the business, academic, government and nonprofit communities. I’m also impressed by how much CEG has changed with a renewed mission and clear set

May 12 2017
General, News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review: May 6 – May 12, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on:   CEG IN THE NEWS Times Union: Solar energy from CEG shines from the rooftops Times Union: CEG reveals tech

April 6 2017
Economic Analysis, General, Manufacturing, R&D

President’s Message – April, 2017

CEG Accelerates in Q1 Economic development happens when the interests of multiple parties from the public and private sectors align to help a new or existing business expand, recover or relocate. Although a not-for-profit business, The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) has reached a $6 million target for our Accelerate capital campaign. The Capital Region is

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