June 11 2024
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Capital Region Manufacturing Employment Reaches 22-Year High

  The Capital Region’s manufacturing sector continued to grow in 2023 and climbed to a 22-year employment high. The region also experienced its largest annual increase in manufacturing employer establishments in more than two decades, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data for the New

May 13 2024

Capital Region Adhesive MFG Jobs Double

Adhesive manufacturing employment has nearly doubled in the Capital Region over the past year, and now Saratoga County has the nation’s fourth highest concentration of jobs in this industry, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of New York State Department of Labor and U.S. Bureau of Labor

February 13 2024
Creative/Agriculture/Food, Manufacturing

Food & Beverage Drives MFG Establishment Growth in Capital Region

Food and beverage manufacturers have become the primary drivers of new employer establishments in the Capital Region’s manufacturing sector, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the New York State Department of Labor.   By the second quarter of 2023, the Capital Region had 205

January 12 2024
Entrepreneurship, Manufacturing, Success Story

Capital Region Manufacturing Startups Rebound and Rev Up

Employment among the Capital Region’s startup manufacturers rebounded in 2022 after entrepreneurial activity in the sector hit a decades-low during the pandemic, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of U.S. Census Bureau Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) and Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) surveys. In 2021, the eight-county Capital Region

August 10 2023
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Capital Region’s Craft Beverage Industry Pours Past 200 Licenses, 700 Jobs

The Capital Region’s number of active licenses issued for breweries, wineries, distilleries, cideries and meaderies has increased by more than 20 percent over the past two years, and their employment growth is even more robust according to the Center for Economic Growth’s biennial survey of the regional craft industry. As

March 13 2023
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Capital Region MFG Employment Highest Since 2001

CEG Tours German MFGs for Apprenticeship Best Practices Morcon Tissue, Eagle Bridge   Employment in Capital Region’s manufacturing sector last summer grew to its highest level in more than two decades – driven by manufacturers such as Plug Power, BelGioioso Cheese, Morcon Tissue and Medline Industries, according to a Center

March 13 2023
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Manufacturing Drives Saratoga County to 15th Fastest Average Wage Growth Last Summer

Boosted by its manufacturing sector, Saratoga  County last summer had the nation’s 15th fastest growing weekly average wage among the 356 largest U.S. counties, according to new a Center of Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. During the third quarter of 2022,

December 13 2022
Manufacturing, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region Leads NY for Productivity Growth

Schenectady and Saratoga Counties Rank 2nd and 3rd in NYS for GRP Growth   The Capital Region last year led New York in productivity growth with help from Schenectady and Saratoga counties, which were the state’s second and third fastest-growing counties for gross regional product (GRP), according to a Center

November 16 2022
Manufacturing, News, Success Story

Success Story: GlobalFoundries Trains More Maintenance Techs with Nationally Unique Apprenticeship Program Sponsored by CEG

The Overview GlobalFoundries is one of the world’s leading computer chip manufacturers. It has more than 3,000 employees at its most advanced semiconductor facility, dubbed Fab 8, in Malta, New York. Crucial to the 24-7 operation of this 300mm, leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing facility are maintenance technicians, whose duties include monitoring,

November 16 2022

CEG In The News: October 2022

See the below articles from the past month for news about CEG: CEG Announcements/Op-eds/Media Mentions Post Standard: Micron would change Syracuse area for decades to come. Are we up to the challenge? Post Standard: Micron would change Syracuse area for decades to come. Are we up to the challenge? Siena

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