On April 26, 2018, Nova Bus, Volvo Group’s North American bus division, announced it has been awarded a five year contract to supply replacement public transit buses for use in Monroe County, NY by Regional Transit Service (RTS). The contract calls for an initial base order of up to 15 diesel fueled, 40-foot buses with […]
Bombardier’s Plattsburgh plant will create 100 new jobs as it ramps up production for orders from San Francisco, New York City, Montreal and Toronto.
It has already delivered 20 rail cars to the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District; those cars are now carrying passengers.
In all, the Plattsburgh plant will supply a total of 775 new rail cars for […]
The North Country Regional Economic Development Council won $64.9 million Wednesday in the seventh round of state funding disbursements.
The money will fund 81 projects in the North Country.
Although the region was not a top winner this round, the funds it received were on par with New York City, Rochester and Buffalo.
“We once again were right […]
B3CG Interconnect Expands Assembly Plant
Canada-based B3CG Interconnect opened its new assembly plant in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York.
B3CG is a manufacturer of motor vehicle cable harnesses, headquartered in Saint-Eustache, Quebec. The company provides subcontracting solutions for ground transport, medical equipment, industrial systems and power generation industries. They also leverage expertise in connectivity and power batteries to […]
New 30,000 Square Foot Facility Designed to Offer State-of-the-Art Training and Support Advanced Manufacturing in the North Country
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that that the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton Community College is now officially open for business. The 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is designed and equipped to provide the best hands-on […]
New York State keeps America moving as the largest producer of equipment for the transit industry. All across the state, manufacturers of parts and supplies for the auto, rail, maritime and aerospace industries have found a growth-fostering business climate. New York is also a hub of innovation for unmanned aerial system development and drone testing. With […]
SUNY Plattsburgh continued with strong showing in national rankings published in 2017, with appearances on lists covering qualities from value to academic success, among others.
This fall, SUNY Plattsburgh was once again named one of “America’s Best Colleges — Regional Universities North” by U.S. News & World Report, moving up a notch to the No. 71 […]
2017 Analysis of Favorable States for Aerospace Manufacturing
The long-term forecast for the aerospace and defense industry looks bright, with the industry having reported a notable increase in both revenues and profits for 2016. Air passenger travel is exceeding expectations and there is demand for increases in aircraft, engine and parts manufacturing. As aerospace companies continue […]
Here, at the door to the U.S. market, cross-border commerce and growth opportunities are wide open
Join a growing number of successful companies that have discovered how doing business in the North Country opens the door to the North American market. The North Country Region is a prime gateway to Canada, uniquely suited to companies seeking […]
August 19, 2017
Plattsburgh Aeronautical Institute can provide the skills, training and certification that local businesses value.
That was one of the messages as CV-TEC hosted an open house at its satellite campus, which is home to the Federal Aviation Administration-certified Part 147 Airframe and Powerplant school.
CV-TEC Satellite Campus Principal James McCartney said they wanted to […]