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. Its high-efficiency, environmentally friendly turbo blowers use 30 to 50 percent less electricity than traditional units and require no oil for lubrication. 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 its manufacturing and testing facility is located in Plattsburgh.
B3CG manufactures cables, harnesses, and electromechanical systems for the 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.
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.
From technical drawings and specifications, engineering, and overall design, CEIT Corp. offers a complete service in the field of transportation, particularly that of railways. The company also specializes in railway equipment, from complete integrated modules to spare parts. French-based CEIT has clients in North and South America and has worked with companies such as New Jersey Transit, Bombardier, Amtrak, and Metro-North.
Camoplast is a world leader in the manufacturing of rubber tracks and undercarriage systems for off-road vehicles, composite decks and hulls for personal watercraft, composite hoods and body panels for Class 8 trucks, and injection and blow-molded plastic components for automotive applications. In 2006, Camoplast consolidated its North American snowmobile-track manufacturing at their Plattsburgh facility. The Plattsburgh plant produces more than 80 percent of all snowmobile tracks used worldwide. The Canadian-based company also operates plants in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan and Shanghai, China.
Fujitsu is the 3rd largest IT service provider and 5th largest hardware provider in the world. 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. FFNA manufactures point-of-sale equipment for Limited Brands (the parent company of Victoria's Secret, Bath and Body Works and Gap), one of many customers whose orders are filled through the Plattsburgh warehouse.
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 by Dr. Eugénia Lapinet, a dermatologist and pioneer in the use of collagen pellicules, and Monique Moreau, a renowned professional aesthetician. Since 1991, the G.M. Collin dermo-corrective skin care line has been developed and manufactured by Dermo-Cosmetik Laboratories in Montreal, Canada.
GLOBAL SUGAR ART
Plattsburgh’s Internet-based Global Sugar Art is the world’s largest retailer of rolled fondant icing for cake decorating.
IMECO CÂBLES INC.
Imeco Câbles Inc., is a Canadian cable assembly manufacturer and leader in telecommunication. The company manufactures main core harnesses and option harnesses, battery cables and control-panel harnesses for the auto industry, public transportation, heavy-duty equipment and other sectors. With operations in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Phoenix, AZ, Imeco expanded to Plattsburgh in 2008.
KEY LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS
Key Logistics Solutions provides a variety of supply chain services including warehousing, inventory management, transportation, delivery, sequencing, and light assembly work. In addition to its facility in Plattsburgh, Key Logistics has two facilities in South Carolina, one in Georgia and another in Illinois.
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 part of the Volvo Bus Corporation, the world’s second largest motorcoach and transit bus manufacturing group, has provided 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.
Rideau is North America’s leading source for web-based incentive management solutions and its only distribution center is located in Plattsburgh. 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.
In April 2010, SOLVE Composites, a start-up manufacturer of composite parts for the transit and building materials industries, joined the Imperial Industrial Park business community in Plattsburgh.
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.