Greater Plattsburgh attracts a diverse group of companies from a broad range of industries.
APG-Neuros, Inc. is a manufacturer of high efficiency turbo blowers for wastewater treatment and industrial applications. APG-Neuros is a joint-venture technology development company formed by Quebec-based Aviation and Power Group (APG) and South Korea-based Neuros Company. The company has its headquarters in Canada and opened its manufacturing and testing facility in Plattsburgh in 2009.
B3CG manufactures cables, harnesses and electromechanical systems for medical equipment, telecommunications, public ground transport and specialized technologies sectors. The company has one Canadian assembly plant in Saint-Eustache, Quebec and opened their second facility in Plattsburgh in 2009.
Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm, Bombardier Inc. Plattsburgh is Bombardier’s final assembly and test center for rail cars being delivered to the U.S. marketplace. Bombardier is the world’s leading supplier of rapid transit cars with over seven billion people worldwide using Bombardier rapid transit cars every year. North American cities operating Bombardier-built rapid transit cars include Chicago, Boston, New York, Montreal, Toronto and Mexico City. The Plattsburgh plan opened in 1995.
Camso is the world’s leading specialist in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of off-road tires, wheels, rubber tracks, undercarriage systems, to serve the material handling, construction, agriculture, power sports, and defense industries. In 2006, the Canadian-based company consolidated its North American snowmobile-track manufacturing at their Plattsburgh facility. The Plattsburgh plant opened in 1989 and produces more than 80 percent of all snowmobile tracks used worldwide.
Fujitsu is the 3rd largest IT service provider and 5th largest hardware provider in the world. In 2004, Fujitsu acquired the self-checkout systems and related services marketed by Montreal-based Optimal Robotics under the U-Scan® brand and manufactured at their Plattsburgh facility. In 2011, Fujitsu Frontech North America (FFNA) consolidated its manufacturing operations for self-checkout and point-of-sale equipment from California to a newly renovated facility in Plattsburgh.
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. Quilted Northern Ultra toilet tissue and Brawny paper towels, two of Georgia-Pacific’s premium brands, are manufactured in its Plattsburgh facility.
G.M. Collin skin care line was founded in France in 1957. Since 1991, the G.M. Collin dermo-corrective skin care line has been developed and manufactured by Dermo-Cosmetik Laboratories in Montreal, Canada. G.M. Collin is dedicated to offering women and men of all ages an exclusive range of products from superior performance clinical treatments to the highest quality dermo-corrective home care
Plattsburgh’s Internet-based Global Sugar Art is the world’s largest retailer of rolled fondant icing for cake decorating.
Canadian-based Imeco Cables Inc. specializes in the manufacturing of power cables, wiring harnesses, control panels, and overmolding applications. In 2008 the company opened a factory in Plattsburgh to better serve their North American clientele.
Founded in 1989, Medisca is an industry leader in the repackaging and distribution of pharmaceutical compounding supplies with offices in Montreal, Quebec and Richmond, British Columbia in Canada; and Plattsburgh, New York and Las Vegas, Nevada in the U.S.
Plattsburgh’s Mold-Rite Plastics is a leading manufacturer of plastic caps, child-resistant closures, vials and jars, primarily for the pharmaceutical, nutra-ceutical and personal-care markets. Mold-Rite is one of the top 30 companies of any size that manufactures rigid plastic caps. Mold-Rite designs and builds its own molds, which allows it to offer its customers complete design, engineering and printing services for their packaging needs.
Nova Bus is a Canadian bus manufacturer in North America owned by Volvo Buses and headquartered in Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada. Nova Bus, the world’s second largest motorcoach and transit bus manufacturing group, has provides transit solutions to cities around the world, including Vancouver, Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, New York City, Halifax, and Honolulu. Nova Bus opened its only U.S. facility in Plattsburgh in 2009.
Canadian-based Rideau is North America’s leading source for web-based incentive management solutions. Rideau opened its U.S. distribution facility in Plattsburgh in 2002. Some of Rideau’s customers include Intel, Oracle, RBC, H&R Block, Bell, TD Bank, and Scotiabank.
In 1870 Adolph Schonbek left his family glassworks in Bohemia to open his own crystal chandelier business. Today, Plattsburgh-based Schonbek, is the world’s leading manufacturer of premium crystal lighting, and has delivered custom pieces to the world’s most prestigious venues, from the White House to Buckingham Palace. It is now part of Swarovski Crystal’s family of companies.
German-based Schluter Systems came to Plattsburgh in the mid-1980’s. The company produces and distributes a unique and innovative line of tiling installation solutions that includes protective membranes, joint and edging materials, shower drains, drain adapters and shower kits. In 2009 Schluter expanded its operations which included distribution, product promotion, customer service, and product development, and constructed a new 57,000 sq ft manufacturing facility.
Smardt is a chiller manufacturer and is number 1 in the oil-free high-efficiency centrifugal sector. Smardt currently operates plants in Montreal and Melbourne, Australia, and opened its first and only U.S. plant in Plattsburgh in 2010.
SpencerARL New York, Inc. is a market leader in outsourcing services for major and minor subassemblies. The company opened its new plant in Plattsburgh in 2009 to provide Third Party Logistics (3PL) services, Sub-Assembly and Sequencing to a Nova Bus assembly plant located nearby in Plattsburgh.
Montreal-based WestGroupe opened distribution facility in Plattsburgh in 2012. WestGroupe, an independent family-owned and operated company, distributes eyewear in Canada as well as exporting their proprietary brands to over 40 countries around the globe.
V. Fraas is a 120 year-old family-owned business and is the oldest scarf manufacturer in the world. Its products, most manufactured in Germany, feature 400 different styles of scarves, with 2,000 color variations. The company markets to the whole department-store spectrum, from cashmere for the high-end stores to acrylic for the discount stores. The company came to Plattsburgh in 1986. Its local warehouse, built in 1999, handles distribution for all of North America.