As 2021 has come to a close, we at NAmTrans would like to take a moment to reflect on the past year. Our North Country Transportation Equipment & Aerospace cluster has not only survived another year but has continued to innovate, invest, and grow during these challenging times.
The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans), a subsidiary of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, is celebrating the Milwaukee County Transit System's (MCTS) announcement of an order for fifteen electric LFSe+ buses to be produced by Nova Bus' Plattsburgh facility.
The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans), a subsidiary of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, welcomes the recent announcement by Nova Bus that they have been awarded a contract for 15 LFSe+, Nova Bus' long range electric buses powered by BAE Systems propulsion system, by TransLink, Metro Vancouver's transportation network.
Norsk Titanium recently announced production deliveries of new Boeing 787 Dreamliner components to Leonardo’s Grottaglie Plant. This delivery adds a third production customer to Norsk’s growing commercial aerostructures customer base and represents Norsk’s first recurring production order from a European Union based Aerospace company.
Bombardier Transportation recently celebrated the 25th Anniversary of their Plattsburgh site.
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik recently visited Norsk Titanium’s new facility, and discussed the manufacturer’s ongoing Department of Defense work. Norsk has many exciting new defense-related projects they are working on to help strengthen our national security with additive manufacturing technology.
IEC Holden's Plattsburgh operation recently celebrated an impressive milestone, its 10-year Anniversary!
On August 20th, an Antonov-124-100 (An-124), one of the largest commercial transport aircraft in the world with a maximum load of 120 tons, landed at Plattsburgh International Airport. Its' job, to transfer four railcars manufactured at Bombardier's Plattsburgh facility to Malaysia.
BAE Systems announced its selection by NYC Transit Authority to supply 435 electric hybrid power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of transit buses, reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption.
General Composites, Inc. was recently awarded a FuzeHub grant to manufacture N95 Respirator Masks to help with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.