April 14 2021
Clean Technology, Manufacturing, News

CEG’s Offshore Wind Summit Was a Major Success

The Center for Economic Growth’s Capital Region Offshore Wind Summit on April 13 blew away expectations, with more than 225 attendees from industry, manufacturers, the community and workforce.  The event, sponsored by Couch White, further elevated the Capital Region’s status as an emerging major East Coast manufacturing hub for the

April 7 2021
Manufacturing, Nanotechnology

Capital Region is the 6th Fastest-Growing Metro for Computer & Electronic Product MFG exports

Even before the recent surge in demand that is spurring GLOBALFOUNDRIES to increase its chip production capacities, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was one of the nation’s fastest growing exporters of computer and electronic product manufacturing, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the

December 15 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing

Capital Region Has 40 FDA-Registered Drug Establishments, including Most API MFGs in NYS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Region’s biopharma industry gets new training center in January with ACPHS’s CBET ALBANY, NEW YORK – While Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ East Greenbush plant attracts global interest for making its COVID-19 antibody cocktail consisting of two active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), there are several other facilities in the Capital Region

December 14 2020
COVID-19, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Essential Manufacturers Helped Capital Region MFG Outperform NYS during Lockdown

The Capital Region’s manufacturing sector weathered the first full three months of the Coronavirus lockdown better than New York’s other economic development regions, owing largely to manufacturers in its essential chemical and computer and electronic product industries, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of New York State

November 13 2020
General, Manufacturing, Software/Gaming/IT

Success Story: QTH 54 Software Brings Efficiencies to Simmons Machine Tool Corporation

Last year Timothy M. Williamson began working with two partners to resolve a problem that had been running up costs and hurting efficiency at a high tech production facility. The problems consisted of hold ups, labor costs and down production due to the unavailability of parts and operations manuals for

November 10 2020
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, COVID-19, Manufacturing, R&D

The Research Connection – November, 2020: COVID-19 Edition

Featured university R&D projects: 30-Minute COVID-19 Antibody Test Unique System for Using UVC Light to Sterilize Masks in Bulk Diagnostic Saliva COVID-19 Test Rapid Corona Virus Testing Engineers Developing New Ways to Optimize N95 Masks COVID-19 Pooled Surveillance Testing Program Streamlined Temperature Screening System UB facilities used to develop COVID-19

October 21 2020
Clean Technology, Manufacturing, News

Offshore Wind Developers Submit Proposals to Advance NY’s National-Leading Clean Energy Goals

Capital Region is poised to play important manufacturing role for OSW components ALBANY NEW YORK – Yesterday, in response to NYSERDA’s second solicitation for 2,500 megawatts of offshore wind (OSW), several international offshore wind developers submitted proposals that promise to leverage the Capital Region’s infrastructure and manufacturing capabilities to support

October 2 2020
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

MFG Day 2020: Capital Region Metros Lead NYS in Manufacturing Minority Worker Growth

The manufacturing sectors of the Capital Region’s major metropolitan areas are growing their ranks of minority workers more rapidly than those of other metros in the state. As a result of this growth, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) has gone from having the state’s fourth most racially diverse manufacturing

September 21 2020
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

MFG Day 2020: Local Manufacturing Outpaces All but 1 Sector for Growing Ranks of Young Workers

As the Capital Region celebrates Manufacturing Day Oct. 2, its manufacturing sector is growing its ranks of young workers faster than almost all other sectors, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis U.S. Census Bureau QWI Explorer data. Young Worker Growth As a testament of manufacturing’s growing popularity in

August 29 2020
COVID-19, Manufacturing, News

New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Announces New Program to Help Small and Mid-Sized Manufacturers Adapt to Changing Market Conditions

Initiative will support manufacturers in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and positioning themselves for future competitiveness and resilience. The New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY MEP) today announced new programs to provide critical services to small and mid-sized manufacturers as they adapt to changing market conditions amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

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