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 [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:23+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Director named for local transportation cluster

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 [...]

By |2017-08-04T14:04:48+00:00August 4th, 2017|Categories: Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on NY Assembly Speaker Tours North Country Transportation Manufacturers

Rural Business Development grant supports local transportation cluster

The North Country Chamber of Commerce has received a $74,000 grant to continue development of the North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans). The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development grant will enhance the center's efforts as a cluster organization supporting the North Country's 34 Transportation Equipment and Aerospace companies. Read the complete article [...]

By |2017-08-21T14:15:11+00:00July 29th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Rural Business Development grant supports local transportation cluster

CV-TEC meets with Norsk Titanium

"We are very excited about the potential pipeline of our PAI (Plattsburgh Aeronautical Institute) graduates into Norsk Titanium and potentially other business that will be coming into the Plattsburgh area as a result of them," said CV-TEC Director Michele Friedman July 19, 2017 Read Dan Heath's Press-Republican article

By |2017-08-21T14:14:27+00:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster, Workforce Development|Comments Off on CV-TEC meets with Norsk Titanium

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 [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:07:23+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Inside Norsk’s 3-D Printing Facility in Plattsburgh

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 [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:23+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Prevost Awarded Large Greyhound Contract

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.

By |2017-08-04T15:16:51+00:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Demers Ambulance named a top EMS product

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 |2017-08-04T15:02:57+00:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Nova Bus equips the city of Montreal with its first fully electric buses, a first in North America

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 [...]

By |2017-04-20T16:51:39+00:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Plattsburgh debuts new terminal facility

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: [...]

By |2017-08-04T14:08:57+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|Comments Off on Norsk Titanium to Deliver the World’s First FAA-Approved, 3D-Printed, Structural Titanium Components to Boeing