Economic Development

Missing puzzle

Officials are increasingly focusing on sewer infrastructure as crucial to economic growth By Ken Sturtz In Oswego County conversations about growing the local economy and creating good-paying jobs are commonplace. Besides

Tim McKernan is facility manager for the EJ USA plant in Schroeppel.

EJ USA is gearing up for major contracts as  started production January 2019 at the new facility in Oswego County Industrial Park By Steve Yablonski As the American Jobs Plan

Novelis is a leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum.

By Ken Sturtz In this issue of Oswego County Business, Randy Wolken, president of the Manufacturers Association of Central New York, discusses how manufacturing is changing and provides a glimpse

Advanced Manufacturing Institute

By Ken Sturtz A new Advanced Manufacturing Institute to be opened at Cayuga Community College’s Fulton campus will provide vital support to both workers and manufacturers in Oswego County. Initial


By Ken Sturtz Growing up in West Point, a small farming community in northeast Nebraska, Randy Wolken could scarcely have imagined the career path that would make him one of

Production line at Novelis. Photo Provided.

Despite challenges, industry’s future in the region remains bright, expert says By Ken Sturtz Central New York’s identity has been inextricably linked to manufacturing for nearly two centuries. Buoyed by


Recovery in Manufacturing

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “I think COVID-19 has convinced people we need to make things in the US again.” Randy Wolken, MACNY’s president and CEO of Manufacturers Association of Central

Only the Essentials

For The Fulton Companies, it’s all about making adjustments in the midst of pandemic storm By Lou Sorendo Successfully adapting to market conditions is certainly a priority for any business.

nine mile point

Full Steam Ahead

Exelon’s county-based nuclear power facilities prove pandemic-proof By Lou Sorendo The only thing infectious at Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Scriba is top-end production. Despite COVID-19 and a lingering


Q & A with Rob Simpson

CenterState CEO president says region must focus on eradicating poverty, closing the skills gap By Lou Sorendo Q.: You noted last year the “robust growth that drove investments in 2018