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Director named for local transportation cluster

 

Danielle Johnson has been named first director of the North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment.

The center was formed in 2015 to support the growing cluster of transportation equipment and aerospace companies across the seven-county North Country region. It presently includes more than 30 companies with more than 8,100 employees.

Johnson will lead efforts to […]

By |August 16th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

NY Assembly Speaker Tours North Country Transportation Manufacturers

New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie was in the North Country today, touring transportation manufacturing plants that supply subway and bus cars to New York City.

The Assembly Speaker first stopped in Ticonderoga for a brief foray into imagined future transportation as he toured an original Star Trek set. The Trekkie then traveled to Plattsburgh, […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Categories: Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Inside Norsk’s 3-D Printing Facility in Plattsburgh

Norsk Titanium has become a huge source of pride for people in Plattsburgh.
It’s a Norwegian aerospace company that makes airplane parts using high-tech, industrial, 3-D printing machines. The plant opened last year, and recently Norsk delivered its first federally approved parts for Boeing commercial airplanes.

The 3-D printing technology is at the cutting edge in the […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Prevost Awarded Large Greyhound Contract

Greyhound Lines Inc., based in Dallas Texas, has awarded Prevost a contract for up to 360 motorcoaches. The three year deal specifies the delivery of the first 60 coaches in 2017 with the option to purchase the balance over a 3 year period. This is the single largest contract in Prevost history.

“Our team is quite excited […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Demers Ambulance named a top EMS product

Demers Ambulance, a North American leader in ambulance manufacturing, has announced the selection of its 2016 Ford Transit Type II Ambulance as a Hot Product from the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) EMS Today Conference & Exposition.

Read Dan Heath’s Press-Republican article

Demers Ambulance’s facility in Plattsburgh is located in TDC’s Air Industrial Park.

Nova Bus equips the city of Montreal with its first fully electric buses, a first in North America

Nova Bus has supplied 100% electric buses to the City of Montreal as part of the Montreal City Mobility project, an initiative of Volvo and its North American division, Nova Bus, aiming to make Montreal a showcase for technologies associated with electromobility.

Read complete article in NGT News

Read the complete press release

 

These buses were delivered by Nova Bus factories […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Plattsburgh debuts new terminal facility

Built for the North Country, by the North Country
More than 2 years and $55 million later, Plattsburgh International new terminal is open for business.  Airport leaders say it’ll mean a better experience for travelers, and more economic opportunity for the region.  An effort more than seven years in the making.  “This whole terminal has been […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Norsk Titanium to Deliver the World’s First FAA-Approved, 3D-Printed, Structural Titanium Components to Boeing

Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be First Commercial Airplane to Fly with Certified Additive-Manufactured Titanium Parts in Structural Applications
 

Oslo, Norway – April 10, 2017 – Norsk Titanium AS, the world’s pioneering supplier of additive-manufactured, structural titanium components today announced it has received a production purchase order for 3D-printed structural titanium components from Boeing (NYSE: BA) that […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Greater Plattsburgh formalizes partnership with Quebec’s aerospace cluster

Local transportation cluster continues to expand
“In 2015, the North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans) was formed to provide a framework for the strategic development of Greater Plattsburgh’s transportation equipment cluster. From the very beginning the collaborative efforts of our local transportation equipment and aerospace companies extended to organizations in Quebec who share […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Norsk’s investment in its Plattsburgh facility leads to a contract with Boeing

Norsk Titanium President and CEO Warren Boley Jr. told the Press-Republican that the firm’s ability to add production capabilities to its current facility in Plattsburgh helped the firm to secure a contract with Boeing on March 1, 2017.

Norsk Titanium’s current facility in Plattsburgh is located in TDC’s Air Industrial Park. 

Read Dan Heath’s complete article on […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments