Manufacturing Round Up for the Week of 09/16/16

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New Era apparel manufacturer to hire new workers and expand product

“Nearly two weeks after Buffalo-based New Era put its name on an NFL stadium, the sports apparel company announced 270 workers at its Derby plant will make a new line of NFL caps that’s being manufactured in Western New York. An additional 17 workers will be hired.”
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Long Island based confection manufacturer Nassau Candy expands its reach

“The company now carries more than 10,000 items and manufactures millions of pounds of confections a year at its Long Island facilities, where it employs about 400 people.”
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Italian cheese producer will acquire Ashville, NY plant

“The future of the former Empire Specialty Cheese — one of the largest employers in Ashville — has been secured. Nuova Castelli Group, the Italian specialty cheese producer, has acquired Empire and now brought it under its Castelli America LLC wing, with its cheeses now bearing the Castelli brand name.”
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NYC fashion manufacturers will get support of Economic Development Corporation

“For decades, New York City has been a veritable magnet for aspiring fashion designers, but increasingly the city is returning the love by putting dollars and marketing behind designers who manufacture in the city.”
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Albany Medical Center startup gets its first patent

“ReVivo Medical, an Albany, New York, medical device startup working out of Albany Medical Center, has received its first patent. The patent will go toward developing new implants for spinal surgery. ReVivo has several patent applications under review.”
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Malta, NY will be home to GlobalFoundries chip making facility

“GlobalFoundries says it will invest more than $2 billion to produce cutting-edge 7 nanometer computer chips at its facility in the town of Malta. The company said Thursday that research and development now underway will lead to the semiconductor being made at its Fab 8 facility north of Albany.”
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Liverpool, NY manufacturer acquired by Cleveland company

Liverpool, N.Y. — Young & Franklin Inc., a 98-year-old manufacturer of valves and actuators for the aerospace and gas turbine markets, is being acquired by TransDigm Group Inc., of Cleveland, Ohio.
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Fulton, NY community college to offer Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program

“People who are interested in building a career at a local manufacturing plant may apply for tuition assistance and admission in the Pre-Employment Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program that begins Oct. 17 at Cayuga Community College’s Fulton campus.”
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Manufacturers in North Country to seek NYSERDA funds

“Several north country manufacturing businesses expressed interest in going after a cut of the $10 million in new funds from two new energy efficiency initiatives offered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.”
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