March 6 2018
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing, News

CEG Partners with MACNY to Create Capital Region’s First Intermediary Apprenticeship Program

Program prepares region’s thriving manufacturing sector for next generation of workers With thousands of workers in the Capital Region’s manufacturing sector approaching or already beyond retirement age, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is partnering with the Manufacturers Association of New York (MACNY) to counter the wider skills gap that

March 5 2018
General, News

Behind low jobless rates, economic unease lingers

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Efforts to retain young workers aim to offset aging labor force At first glance, an economy where just 1.9 percent of workers are unemployed would seem like a good thing. That’s the jobless rate in Burlington, Vt. But dig a bit deeper, and you’ll find

March 2 2018
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – February 26 – March 2, 2018

  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 Adirondack Almanac: Creative Economy Roundtable Tuesday in Glens Falls Post

February 23 2018
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – February 19 – February 23, 2018

  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 REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Making room for more “GlobalFoundries is

February 16 2018
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – February 12 – February 16, 2018

  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 The Record: CEG and ACE lead discussion on the regional

February 15 2018
Creative/Agriculture/Food, News, Tourism

CEG Engages Itself With Local Agencies To Promote North Country Economic Growth

Glens Falls Business Journal By: Maureen Werther As the economic climate in Warren and Washington counties continues to heat up, more businesses are being attracted to the area’s diverse commercial sector. The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is one of several entities working hard to make things happen. CEG is

February 15 2018
News

Economic Development Month in Review: January 2018

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

February 14 2018
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing

Capital Region Researchers Drive Drug Discovery for Dozens of U.S. Biotech Firms

As Regeneron Pharmaceuticals helps reshape the Capital Region’s manufacturing landscape, we are also seeing local scientists making their mark in the drug discovery industry. Over the past three years, Capital Region inventors have aided nearly 70 companies and institutions obtain more than 150 patents for drugs, biological compositions and other

February 14 2018
News

Success Story: BGS Helps Greno Industries Take off in Aerospace/Defense Industry with AS9100D

For 57 years, Greno Industries has been serving the metal cutting industry. The Scotia, N.Y. manufacturer of computer numerical control (CNC)-machined parts supplies a variety of industries worldwide, including aerospace/defense, power generation, oil and gas, transportation, mining and food processing. By 2015, it was clear to Greno’s management that changes

February 13 2018
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region’s Educational Attainment Rate Climbs

New U.S. Census Bureau statistics show the Capital Region got smarter in 2016. The eight-county region’s ranks of adults at least 25 years old and with a bachelor’s degree or higher over the year increased by an estimated 2.4 percent to 251,637. That means 33.5 percent of the region’s adults

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