Nova Bus is awarded largest North American order in company’s history

June 11, 2018 Nova Bus, a leading transit bus manufacturer in North America, is very proud to have been awarded the collective contract for Quebec’s transit authorities, coordinated by Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ). The 5-year contract, covering the period from 2020 to 2024, calls for the delivery of 497 40-foot hybrid buses [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:19:49+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Other News|0 Comments

One-stop shop for manufacturing expertise in Plattsburgh

Please join us on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 for our Solutions Forum for NYS Manufacturers in Plattsburgh, NY at the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton Community College. This event is match-maker style, where leaders of manufacturing and product development organizations meet directly with hand-picked business and technology experts in one-on-one consultations. This is not [...]

By |2018-05-16T18:36:47+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Other News|0 Comments

Plattsburgh Aeronautical Institute grads fly high

August 19, 2017 Plattsburgh Aeronautical Institute can provide the skills, training and certification that local businesses value. That was one of the messages as CV-TEC hosted an open house at its satellite campus, which is home to the Federal Aviation Administration-certified Part 147 Airframe and Powerplant school. WELCOME QUALITIES  CV-TEC Satellite Campus Principal James McCartney [...]

By |2017-08-21T14:13:33+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Local Success Stories, Other News, 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 [...]

By |2017-08-04T14:04:48+00:00August 4th, 2017|Categories: Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

TDC salutes Canada on the occasion of their 150th Anniversary of Confederation.

Delivering the Distinguished Canadian Address, "Shared Border, Shared Values: the U.S.- Canada Relationship in the 21st Century," earlier this year, Consul General of Canada in New York Phyllis Yaffe said, “In many ways we really are one economy.” In Clinton Country we feel this connection in very real way.  There are 180 Canadian-based companies in [...]

By |2017-08-04T14:05:21+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Other News, Regional News|0 Comments

Greater Plattsburgh pays tribute to Canada 150

The 150th anniversary of Canada marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Plattsburgh, NY, one hour south of Montreal, has strong financial and personal ties with our neighbors to the north and are joining in the celebration of this special anniversary both by hosting events here and attending the many events being hosted in Canada. [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:23+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Other News, Regional News|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 [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:23+00:00June 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.