CREC Project News and Updates

CREC in New York’s Tech Valley Examining Successful Regional Manufacturing Initiatives

May 3, 2013

On May 1-2, 2013, Martin Romitti, Senior Vice President at CREC, met with officials from Empire State Development and Albany-based Center for Economic Growth about the region’s growing nanotechnology research and semiconductor manufacturing cluster. While in central New York, Dr. Romitti also visited with company representative and the facilities of GlobalFoundries, one of the world’s largest cell phone and computer chip makers.  The trip was part of a CREC project to explore successful regional manufacturing initiatives happening across the country and the lessons they may hold for fueling a U.S. manufacturing resurgence.