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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: Other News|0 Comments

TDC to invest in incubator space at PBG

The state’s commitment of $38 million is expected to enhance Plattsburgh International Airport in a number of ways.

Airport Manager Christopher Kreig said the funding is targeted for 10 projects on the property.

“This is great, not only for the airport but also for the entire region,” he said. “The airport has a lot of untapped potential. […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Other News|0 Comments

Northstar Technology Center designated a tax-free zone

Great location for Canadian businesses looking to establish a presence in the U.S.
 

SUNY Plattsburgh has amended its START-UP NY Campus Plan in an effort to lure new businesses to the Northstar Technology Center in Chazy.

The technology center, SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling said in a press release, would be a great location for Canadian businesses looking to establish […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Other News, Regional News|0 Comments

Launch of boat-building hub in the North Country

We have a market; we have a niche, we have a product that has been proven in England.
A prototype is taking shape in Rouses Point that company officials hope will be the launch of a boat-building hub in the North Country.

Pro Cat US, located at 5 Lincoln Drive, started operations in 2015, founded by Magguy Thibodeau. She […]

By |April 24th, 2016|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

America’s abandoned factories in hot demand

There’s a love affair happening with an unlikely type of real estate: America’s empty factories and warehouses.
Vacant commercial spaces are in high demand as both startups and multinationals look for facilities to house their U.S. operations.

Several factors are driving this trend, according to Stuart Lichter, president of Industrial Reality Group, one of the largest owners […]

By |March 14th, 2016|Categories: Other News|0 Comments

The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment

A new means to bolster the manufacture of transportation equipment in the Plattsburgh area was unveiled Thursday.

The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment is intended to unify the various players that can help the industry maximize its potential in this region.

The center was announced by North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Categories: Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Canadian trade accounts for an estimated 680,000 jobs in New York alone

U.S.-Canada ties touted

By Dan Heath, Press-Republican, March 29, 2015

The North Country is one of two areas in this country where people truly understand the importance of the relationship between Canada and the United States, Consul General of Canada in New York John Prato says.

“You live it every day,” he told the audience during his recent […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Categories: Other News, Regional News|0 Comments

Deal with real problem instead of cutting bases

Just Sayin’ by Paul A. Grasso, Jr.,  Sunday, March 29, 2015

I was in Watertown last week for a meeting of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council. The meeting coincided with several community events designed to show the region’s support for Fort Drum, so I attended those as well.

It seems that Fort Drum is at […]

By |March 29th, 2015|Categories: Other News|0 Comments

Key to economic development incentives is application

‘Just Sayin’ by Paul Grasso, March 15, 2015

Economic development incentives — the enticements (usually in the form of tax abatements) federal, state and local governments and economic development organizations use to convince a business to locate in their community — have been around for a long time.

Let me say at the outset that in my […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Categories: Other News|0 Comments