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ABB and Nova Bus announce collaboration on electric transportation

“We are very pleased to collaborate with ABB, an international leader in the fields of energy and automation. The acquisition of this new technology at our Plattsburgh assembly facility is part of our vision for the electrification of transportation and sustainable mobility. Ultimately, our goal is to always provide our US based customers the most […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

State awards $38 million to Plattsburgh Airport

Plattsburgh International Airport has won $38 million in state money for a new cargo center and general aviation customs facility.

Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement in Albany Wednesday afternoon as part of his ongoing State of the State presentations.

The funds come through the second round of the Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Competition. The […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Two new companies to create 33 jobs

November 2, 2016

Empire State Development has formally approved two new Start-Up NY companies for SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College.

Insum Solutions Corp. earned its designation through SUNY Plattsburgh and is located in Redcay Hall on campus.

The Montreal-based firm offers professional services to clients to develop Oracle business applications.

It has committed to invest $55,000 and create […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Bombardier: Restructuring won’t hurt Plattsburgh

October 21, 2016

Bombardier layoffs, as part of its five-year restructuring plan, are not expected to negatively affect the company’s Plattsburgh operation. “Today’s announcement has no negative impact on employment at our site at Plattsburgh, where our activities include producing cars for New York City Transit and San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District,” said Bombardier […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

First 3D unit delivered to Norsk in Plattsburgh

October 19, 2016

The first piece of the region’s manufacturing future has arrived.

Norsk Titanium Senior Vice President of Operations Chris Bohlmann said that MERKE IV Rapid Plasma Deposition unit was delivered in Plattsburgh Monday night. The machine and associated equipment came in two shipments, with installation underway Tuesday.

The work is taking place at the new Norsk […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

New Nova Bus orders total 525 buses

By Dan Heath, Press-Republican, October 12, 2016

Nova Bus is in the midst of building 525 buses here for two metropolitan transit authorities in Texas.

The order from VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio calls for 425 40-foot CNG (compressed natural gas) buses.

And the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in Houston has ordered 80 40-foot Nova […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Construction of Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Plant Ramps Up

The first MERKE IV Rapid Plasma Deposition machine is to go in a 67,000 square foot training center in TDC’s Air Industrial Park in the Town of Plattsburgh.

 

Read the SUNY Poly/Norsk Titanium joint press release

Read related article that appeared in the Press Republican on August 30, 2016

By |August 31st, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Norsk Titanium Executive discusses company’s Plattsburgh plans

During the Farnborough International Air Show near London in July, 2016, Norsk Titanium confirmed that Plattsburgh had been selected as the location for the world’s first industrial scale high-technology manufacturing plant for titanium aerospace components.  The company plans to invest $1 billion during the first 10 years of operations.  The Norwegian company hired Senior Vice […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Norsk Titanium to Build World’s First Industrial-Scale Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Plant in Plattsburgh

The major employer is expected to create 520 new advanced manufacturing and other high-tech jobs in the Plattsburgh area, as well as 383 associated jobs across the state.

July 16, 2016

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“Today marks the beginning of a new era in the way aircraft, marine vessels, automobiles, spacecraft and many industrial products are designed and built,” said […]

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Senator Gillibrand promotes ‘manufacturing communities’ plan in Plattsburgh

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Plattsburgh on Friday where she spoke about a plan to boost manufacturing in the state and the country.

Gillibrand has introduced a bill called the “Made In America Manufacturing Communities Act.” It would extend a national program that lets regions compete for a “manufacturing community” title. The winners get federal […]

By |June 10th, 2016|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments