Nanotechnology Face

Schenectady, NY

#45 Sep 14, 2013
Utica Pride wrote:
<quoted text>
Jerry, maybe they do not want to build their factory in an earthquake zone out west or place that has mud slides and big fires every year. Down South? Have you read the stories about all the sink holes in Florida? Sure that's were I would want to put my factory.
Utica is right in the center of it all .Between Toronto,Buffalo,Rochester,Syra cuse,Albany,NYC,Montreal,Bosto n,Philadelphia,Cleveland and Pittsburg. We
our hours away from trillions of dollars worth of wealth. We are the center of it all.
Nobody in the world touches themselves harder and more vigouresly than you. You do realize the "harbor project" has been sold to the utican region since 1991 right? It's 2013. Lol
Nanotechnology Face

Schenectady, NY

#46 Sep 14, 2013
Wow wrote:
My house value went up nearly $5K since the $45B Nano announcement. My home is almost worth $300K now. Woo Hoo!!
Find me a 300k home in home. Www.zillow.com
Nanotechnology Face

Schenectady, NY

#47 Sep 14, 2013
In utica not home. Www.zillow.com

Level 7

Since: May 11

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#48 Sep 14, 2013
Ian Hob wrote:
<quoted text>Their jobs are very much in jeopardy Dig. Many of them realize people are sick of the charade. Hence the recent push.
There are no new customers for a new plant in that range.
The Observer Dispatch is hardly the Go-To info source for who is building foundries. They are in oversupply and the handful of corporations in the game are either building elsewhere or have stated they are not interested. You have been sold a dream no matter what Albany and the OD tell you.
Well, they certainly don't have much credibility. And it would be a stunning turn of events, given the incompetence around here, for them to pull off something this big. But man, they are really going out on a limb, and it isn't even an election year!
Nanotechnology Face

Schenectady, NY

#49 Sep 14, 2013
Truth Dig wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, they certainly don't have much credibility. And it would be a stunning turn of events, given the incompetence around here, for them to pull off something this big. But man, they are really going out on a limb, and it isn't even an election year!
This scenario will be played out for years to come in utica even well after the new place is built in malta. Lol

“An excitable boy”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#50 Sep 14, 2013
Truth Dig wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, they certainly don't have much credibility. And it would be a stunning turn of events, given the incompetence around here, for them to pull off something this big. But man, they are really going out on a limb, and it isn't even an election year!
Don't want to get you all rankled and freaking out but this isn't any ringing endorsement for blue states and liberal Democrats you know.

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Since: May 11

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#51 Sep 14, 2013
Nanotechnology Face wrote:
<quoted text>
This scenario will be played out for years to come in utica even well after the new place is built in malta. Lol
Sadly, you're probably right. I'll believe it when they have a giant job fare here looking for thousands of employees.

Level 7

Since: May 11

Location hidden

#52 Sep 14, 2013
Ian Hob wrote:
<quoted text>Don't want to get you all rankled and freaking out but this isn't any ringing endorsement for blue states and liberal Democrats you know.
Well, the capital region seems to be landing these gigs. It's the local retreads who think that another "Dollar General" groundbreaking is proof positive we're on our back, who are the problem.
Utica Pride

Utica, NY

#53 Sep 14, 2013
Jerry wrote:
<quoted text>Well, I could write a long reply about all the crap you spout, but I don't have that much time. Suffice it to say, that if Utica was such a wonderful and joyous place, all of this would have already happened 60 years ago. What does Utica have to do with the Adirondacks besides the fact that you have to drive by it to get there? Utica is not the Adirondacks. You might as well make that claim about Syracuse, since you have to drive through there to get to the Adirondack region as well. Yes, I have spent many Christmases down south, and it really is better. You are right about life being too short to be miserable. Why spend it in a place as miserable as Utica? We have perhaps some of the worst weather imaginable here. Sinkholes are extremely rate, but blizzards are extremely common. Get your head out of the sand and stop believing all the WKTV and OD garbage. After this nanononsense center becomes old news, they will make up something else to keep you fooled.
Ok mr miserable.
Fairfield mar riot

Utica, NY

#54 Sep 14, 2013
Nanotechnology Face wrote:
<quoted text>
Nobody in the world touches themselves harder and more vigouresly than you. You do realize the "harbor project" has been sold to the utican region since 1991 right? It's 2013. Lol
Lol, they just built one and building another hotel. Take a drive by idiot
Utica Rocks your jealous

Utica, NY

#55 Sep 14, 2013
Nanotechnology Face wrote:
<quoted text>
Nobody in the world touches themselves harder and more vigouresly than you. You do realize the "harbor project" has been sold to the utican region since 1991 right? It's 2013. Lol
Gee,you're the one that must stroke it if you live in Clifton Park and are on Utica Topic every minute. What a sad pathetic life you must live. Obviously another miserable negative person.
Utica Rocks your jealous

Utica, NY

#56 Sep 14, 2013
Jerry wrote:
<quoted text>Well, I could write a long reply about all the crap you spout, but I don't have that much time. Suffice it to say, that if Utica was such a wonderful and joyous place, all of this would have already happened 60 years ago. What does Utica have to do with the Adirondacks besides the fact that you have to drive by it to get there? Utica is not the Adirondacks. You might as well make that claim about Syracuse, since you have to drive through there to get to the Adirondack region as well. Yes, I have spent many Christmases down south, and it really is better. You are right about life being too short to be miserable. Why spend it in a place as miserable as Utica? We have perhaps some of the worst weather imaginable here. Sinkholes are extremely rate, but blizzards are extremely common. Get your head out of the sand and stop believing all the WKTV and OD garbage. After this nanononsense center becomes old news, they will make up something else to keep you fooled.
Hey,rocket scientist,have you ever considered that the global economy has changed over the last sixty years.

Christmas is not better down south. If you like it so much please move. Won't your wife let you? Who wears the pants in the family you fag. You can have your a legators, sharks,fake crap grass,hurricanes and sink holes you a hole.
Da Law

Ilion, NY

#58 Sep 15, 2013
Truth Dig wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, they certainly don't have much credibility. And it would be a stunning turn of events, given the incompetence around here, for them to pull off something this big. But man, they are really going out on a limb, and it isn't even an election year!
They "went out on a limb" back in 2006 with the announcement of hundreds of high paying IT jobs with the state's new data processing center at SUNY-IT:

http://www.wktv.com/news/local/4443417.html

Seven years later we have exactly...zero jobs.

They "went out on a limb" back in 2009 with the announcement of hundreds of high paying nanotechnology jobs with nfrastructure at SUNY-IT:

http://assembly.state.ny.us/Press/20100819/

Four years later we have exactly...zero jobs.

And lets not forget that this debacle really got rollin' back in 2010, an election year, when Quad-C first started "construction":

http://www.sunycnse.com/Newsroom/MediaCenter/...

That facility was supposed to bring hundreds upon hundreds of jobs to the area when it was completed in...2012. Doh! It took chutzpah, but the same cast of characters touting this latest "public/private partnership" were spreading the exact same fairy dust back then. Because, you know, the actual design of the building wasn't completed until earlier this year. They *knew* it was a fantasy back then, even as they rolled out the ceremonial shovels, packed the reception tents with free food, and gloried in the awesomeness of themselves.

So now Quad-C is finally under construction close to two years after it was supposed to be finished. And guess what? The "private" part of the partnership has vanished. The certification docs for the proposed foundry areas are all in the name of the state Dormitory Authority as the sole funding source.

Given all this it would be insane to be anything other than skeptical of the latest "major developments".
Da Law

Ilion, NY

#59 Sep 15, 2013
Nanotechnology Face wrote:
<quoted text>
Nobody in the world touches themselves harder and more vigouresly than you. You do realize the "harbor project" has been sold to the utican region since 1991 right? It's 2013. Lol
Oh, no, it's much worse than that. Redevelopment of the Utica Harbor area was first floated as a proposal back in 1986. The scam back then was taking advantage of the billions freed up for Superfund cleanup to turn it into a vacation paradise.

Mind you, at the time the ground would literally burst into flame if you dropped a match on it. Scrape a ditch with your heel and you could watch the coal tar ooze out of the earth to fill the hole.
Jerry

Rome, NY

#60 Sep 15, 2013
Utica Rocks your jealous wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey,rocket scientist,have you ever considered that the global economy has changed over the last sixty years.
Christmas is not better down south. If you like it so much please move. Won't your wife let you? Who wears the pants in the family you fag. You can have your a legators, sharks,fake crap grass,hurricanes and sink holes you a hole.
Ah, this response is a classic and typical "Utica" response. They have no idea how to respond intelligently, so they just let out with the insults. A prime example of why Utica is such a dump.
Utica Rocks your jealous

Utica, NY

#61 Sep 15, 2013
Da law and Jerry move you are both miserable people. No need to argue with stupid.
We will see in two years. Then you will have something else to whine about. Oh and Jerry Mr rocket scientist. If you are from Rome and you put down Utica,you're not helping Rome. We grow as a region.
Truth

Utica, NY

#62 Sep 15, 2013
I have a serious questions for anyone who may know.

The partnership that was announced was between EDGE and CNSE(SUNY). Some of the reporting said that it is a public - private partnership.

Who is the private entity in this?

Who is paying for the devlopment of the site including the facility, the surrounding site and required wetland mitigation?

Who is the owner?
Utica Pride

Utica, NY

#63 Sep 15, 2013
New York State: Building a Nano Empire
By ELIZABETH COOPER
Observer-Dispatch
Posted Sep 15, 2013 @ 07:05 AM
The next largest project in recent memory is the $125 million Center
for Computer Chip Commercialization at SUNYIT, which seemed huge when
it was announced, but now pales in comparison.
And while such a large project might seem overly ambitious to some,
local skeptics might find comfort in the fact that the latest
initiative is not an oddity standing alone in a barren landscape.
It’s part of a comprehensive strategy that’s already underway to make
the state into a center for computer technology research, development
and manufacturing.
And so far, the plan seems to be working, experts and industry insiders
said.
“There is no question about whether New York is becoming the center of
the industry,” said Peter Singer, editor in chief of Solid State
Technology magazine, which keeps a close eye on nanotechnology.“To me,
it is very believable that this could happen.”
For at least a decade, major nanotechnology players have been attracted
by the intellectual center SUNY’s College of Nanoscale Science and
Engineering has created in Albany. And now, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2011
announcement of a $4.8 billion partnership with private companies —
including Intel, Samsung, TSMC, IBM and Global Foundries — to develop
the next generation of computer chip manufacturing is gaining traction.
“The biggest companies are behind it,” Singer said.“They really
believe it will give them the competitive edge that will make it
unbeatable, and they have the wherewithal to make it happen.”
Unique partnership
Much of that research and development is going on at the NanoCollege’s
Albany headquarters.
Meanwhile, spinoff technology centers operated in partnership with the
school have been established in some of the state’s aging manufacturing
cities.
Rochester and Buffalo each have a piece of the action. But Utica now is
the most ambitious and has the biggest commitment of funding.
The Rochester area is home to a $200 million center for excellence for
the fabrication and packaging of micro-electronics and also, a $100
million solar technology facility.
Buffalo soon will be home to a $250 million state-of-the-art facility
for pharmaceutical research, development and testing.
Much of the capital for those endeavors will come from the private
sector, just like the Utica initiatives.
Ian Steff, vice president for global policy and technology partnerships
at the Washington D.C.-based Semiconductor Industry Association, said
the United States has pioneered such public-private sector
partnerships, some involving multiple companies, and it’s paying off.
worse by the day

Wethersfield, CT

#65 Sep 15, 2013
The article lacks any real specifics other than fluff feel good sound bites!
Utica Pride

Utica, NY

#66 Sep 15, 2013
I do t think these company leaders locating here is just feel good.

M+W Americas, a world leader in nanotechnology facility construction,
has established its U.S. headquarters in the Albany area.

“We moved from Dallas, Texas, to New York because of the vision we see
for New York continuing to develop this nanotech cluster,” said company
President and CEO Rick Whitney.

His company is based in Germany, and its U.S. operations have a $1
billion annual budget. He currently has a 100-person workforce in New
York, he said.

Cleveland Polymer Technologies makes the castings used to prevent
vibrations from interfering with the delicate work of making computer
chips.

The company moved to the Albany area five years ago, after learning
that one of its major customers, a British company, had moved there.

“I looked around and saw that our customers from all around the world
were here,” said company President Panos Angelopoulos.“We came here
and we see our business growing.”

Assuming the Marcy chip fabrication plants become a reality, he said he
may well open an offshoot in the Mohawk Valley.

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