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

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

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