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

September 16 2022
Manufacturing, News

Success Story: Gettysburg Flag Works Optimizes Space, Saves Big with CEG BGS’ Help

Before and after pictures showing optimized floor utilization at Gettysburg Flag Work’s East Greenbush facility. Overview Gettysburg Flag Works manufactures custom flags and banners. Founded by an Army veteran, Mike Cronin, in 1993, the manufacturer has been operating out of a 6,000-square-foot building in East Greenbush since 2006. Gettysburg Flag

April 11 2022
Manufacturing, News

Success Story: Centrotherm Launches Product in Canada amid Pandemic with CEG’s Support

OVERVIEW Centrotherm Eco Systems is a manufacturer of venting systems and accessories for heating professionals. Its main product is the InnoFlue Polypropylene Vent Systems. A subsidiary of German company Centrotec Sustainable A.G., Centrotherm came to Albany in 2008 and has been growing since then. Now with a 47,800-square-foot facility in Albany,

February 4 2022
General, Manufacturing

Supply Chain Resources: Find New Suppliers

With global supply chains still being taxed because of the pandemic and rising costs, consumers and manufacturers are seeking to identify new vendors and suppliers while also considering localization and reshoring or near-shoring of their supply chains. So where can they turn to find new suppliers? We’ve compiles a list

January 11 2022
Manufacturing, News

Success Story: Free Form Fibers Moves to Commercialization with CEG’s Guidance

Free Form Fibers’ laser chemical vapor deposition at its Saratoga Springs facility. Overview Free Form Fibers (FFF) is a Saratoga Springs small manufacturer that makes high value, inorganic, high purity ceramic fibers and materials through a laser-driven chemical vapor deposition (LCVD) process it has been developing for 15 years. Founded

January 10 2022
General, Manufacturing, Regional/County Profiles

Albany’s MFG Sector Ranks in Top 10 among Mid-Sized Metros for Productivity

The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area’s manufacturing sector kept strongly producing during the pandemic in 2020, resulting in it having nineth-largest annual production growth among mid-sized metros nationwide. However, despite this sector’s strong performance, the Albany metro area last year sustained its first contraction in gross regional product (GRP) in more

December 8 2021
Manufacturing, News

Press Release: CEG-SCRI Survey: 44% NYS MFGs Eye Reshoring after Pandemic Supply Chain Disruptions

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2021  Media ContactJames SchlettDirector of Research and Communications518-465-8975    CEG Awards Nearly $50,000 in Reshoring and Supply Chain grants to 5 Capital Region MFGs   ALBANY, NEW YORK – Many New York manufacturers, especially those in Downstate regions, are bullish on reshoring their production

November 15 2021
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Albany’s MFG Sector Has 10th Strongest Net Job Creation among Mid-Sized Metros

Among mid-sized metros, the manufacturing sector of Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was the 10th strongest in the country for net job creation between 2015 and 2019 – and it was No. 1 in the Northeast, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from the

October 18 2021
Advanced Materials, Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Clean Technology, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, R&D, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region Industry Fliers – 2021

See CEG’s latest industry profiles below. These new promotional materials provide business leaders and talent with insights into the strength of the regional economy and why they should relocate or expand here. Select the link on each image to download the flyer. The following industry fliers are available for download:

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