March 10 2018
Employment/Workforce, General, News

Program in the works for apprenticeships

Times Union Buzz The Center for Economic Growth has been working hard to provide more workforce development programs to the region. After all, if you can’t find suitable workers for all the new jobs you create, you create problems for the companies you attract or get to grow here. One of the biggest issues for

March 8 2018
Clean Technology, General

CEG SolarGEN Helps SKS Bottle & Packaging Incorporate Solar Energy saving them $70,000 annually

SKS Bottle & Packaging, Inc. is a 31-year-old supplier of containers and caps to small and large businesses. The company’s innovative “kit” packs of plastic bottles and glass jars have become very popular among its customers in the beverage, medicinal, personal care, cosmetic and other industries and have fueled robust growth. That recently prompted SKS

March 5 2018
General, News

Behind low jobless rates, economic unease lingers

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Efforts to retain young workers aim to offset aging labor force At first glance, an economy where just 1.9 percent of workers are unemployed would seem like a good thing. That’s the jobless rate in Burlington, Vt. But dig a bit deeper, and you’ll find business leaders concerned about their

February 9 2018
General

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – January 22 – January 26, 2018

  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 Upstate Magazine: HVCC, CEG help to build strong manufacturing worker base  REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS

January 12 2018
General

President’s Message – January, 2018

Last November, when CEG held our 30th anniversary and annual meeting, the Capital Region’s support for our organization and its mission of driving economic growth throughout the region was on full display. More than 400 people joined us at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, making it our best-attended annual meeting throughout the three

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