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

April 5 2017
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Capital Region Has the Nation’s 5th Fastest-Growing MFG Sector Among 100 Largest MFG Metros

CEG BGS Helped Create and Retain 163 Jobs in 2016 Continuing to benefit from public and private investments in technology assets, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in 2016 had the fifth fastest-growing manufacturing sector among the nation’s largest 100 manufacturing metros, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Bureau of

March 7 2017

Capital Region’s Logistics & Distribution Industry Boosted by Vessel Imports

Last year, the Albany, New York metro area increased imports carried by vessels, giving the Capital Region’s burgeoning logistics and distribution industry a boost, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau USA Trade Online data. Vessel Imports In 2016, 1.2 billion kilograms, or 1.3 million tons, of imports were unloaded

March 6 2017
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals

Capital Region Doctors’ Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records Bodes Well for Population Health Technology Cluster

The Capital Region’s primary care providers who received federal assistance to adopt electronic health records (EHRs) are among the state’s strongest users of the technology, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC Health IT). According to ONC Health IT’s

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