August 25 2017
Clean Technology, Manufacturing, News

Why this manufacturer is installing solar panels to reduce costs

Albany Business Review By: Chelsea Diana Scott Stevens, president of Dimension Fabricators, spent $1.92 million to install about 100,000 square feet of solar panels across the roof of his factory in Glenville, New York. The price tag will go down to about $1.45 million with federal tax credits for solar, and some grant money from

July 14 2017
Economic Analysis, Manufacturing

Capital Region Leads NY in Growing Small Manufacturers

Rensselaer and Greene Counties make biggest gains of small manufacturers   Although large manufacturers with hundreds of employees have captured much of the spotlight in recent years, they represent only a sliver of the Capital Region’s manufacturing establishments. In fact, almost nine out of 10 (86.7 percent) manufacturing establishments throughout the region’s eight counties have

May 1 2017
Education/Training, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D

Capital Region Becomes a Hotbed for Materials Engineering

Albany Has One of Nation’s Highest Concentrations of Material Engineers, is No. 1 for University Materials & Metallurgical R&D With the continued growth of the semiconductor industry, the Capital Region has become a magnet for materials engineers. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) now has the nation’s 8th highest concentration of materials engineers among metros

April 6 2017

Success Story: CEG Business Growth Solutions Helps Polyset Improve Cash Flow and Unleash Growth Potential

        Polyset’s closed cell foam in various configurations and bonding station (left). Polyset’s laminator and vertical saw used in joint seal fabrication (right). In 2015, just as the Polyset Company was turning 35 years old, Rajat Ghoshal found his advanced materials manufacturing operation experiencing the challenges that many fast-growing small businesses encounter.

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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