May 26 2020
COVID-19, General

President’s Message – May, 2020

The Capital Region’s economy is now reopening after being largely shutdown for the last two months. The Center for Economic Growth responded to the shutdown by emerging as what the Rockefeller Institute of Government has called an Economic First Responder. And now as the regional economy reopens, we will pivot

May 22 2020
News

Week in Review: May 18 – 22, 2020

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 Spectrum News: Bill Would Create WPA-Style Program for New York REGIONAL

May 20 2020
COVID-19, Manufacturing

Success Story: PVA Pivots to Manufacture Emergency Ventilators

Precision Valve & Automation (PVA) has been making conformal coating systems, fluid dispensing solutions and precision valve technology for nearly three decades. With a 135,000-square-foot facility in Cohoes, PVA’s products are used in the solar, semiconductor, defense, aerospace, automotive and medical device industries. The company was founded in 1992 by

May 19 2020
COVID-19, Manufacturing, News

Press Release: Capital Region Manufacturing Re-Start Program

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2020 Media ContactJames SchlettDirector of Research and Communications518-265-7816 jamess@ceg.org    ALBANY, NEW YORK – To help local manufacturers prepare for the reopening of the regional economy, the Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing (CEN), in partnership with the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), is sponsoring the

May 15 2020
News

Week in Review: May 11 – 15, 2020

  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 Albany  Business Review: Port of Albany drawing up aggressive schedule

May 8 2020
News

Week in Review: May 4 – 8, 2020

  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 Rockefeller Institute: Economic First Responders: Three Ways Economic Development Organizations

May 8 2020
COVID-19, News

Press Release: Center for Economic Growth Announces $150K COVID-19 Small Business Stabilization Fund

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2020 Center for Economic Growth Announces $150K COVID-19 Small Business Stabilization Fund The fund was created to fill identified gaps in relief funding to under-resourced small businesses (ALBANY) – National Small Business Month kicks off with the launch of a $150,000 small business stabilization fund

May 6 2020
News

Economic Development Month in Review: April 2020

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in, Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

May 5 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, COVID-19, R&D

Capital Region Life Sciences Cluster Mobilizes to Counter COVID-19

From conducting clinical trials to developing testing equipment and medical devices, the Capital Region’s Life Sciences Cluster is contributing to the effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Life Sciences Cluster employs more than 5,800 and features several industries that are nationally unique. Below is an overview of COVID-19-related activates

May 1 2020
COVID-19, News

Week in Review: April 27 – May 1, 2020

  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   Altamont Enterprise: A plan ‘to enhance quality of life

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