May 3 2017
Economic Analysis

Capital Region Population Growth Holds Steady

The Capital Region last year avoided the steep population losses that afflicted the majority of New York’s regions, but it did so by increasingly relying on international migration. In 2016, the eight-county Capital Region had an estimated population of 1,085,386, marking flat growth from the previous year (-13 people) and a 0.2 percent increase over

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
Clean Technology

Capital Region Emerges as Upstate NY’s Top Non-Residential Solar Power Generator

CEG Launches Campaign to Solarize Manufacturers Non-residential solar projects have turned the Capital Region into one of the brightest spots in New York’s clean energy industry. The eight-county region leads upstate in not only the number of completed non-residential solar systems but also in the amount of power they can generate, according to a Center

April 6 2017
Manufacturing

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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