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Norsk Titanium

Norsk Titanium is the world’s pioneering supplier of aerospace-grade, additive manufactured, structural titanium components.

The company is distinguished in the aviation industry by its patented Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) process that transforms titanium wire into complex components using dual plasma torches in a super-clean argon environment.

Norsk Titanium is a tier 1 supplier to Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems, and their RPD™ process is the world’s first FAA-approved, 3D-printed structural titanium.

New York Air Brake

Since 1890, New York Air Brake (NYAB) has been serving the rail industry as supplier of innovative freight and locomative air brake control systems.

NYAB takes a systems approach in the development of new products. Over 10% of NYAB's total workforce are engineers involved in research and development of integrated train control products designed to help railroads build their market share in the 21st century.

Currently, NYAB is demonstrating its forward thinking by designing integrated train control systems that will help make Automated Train Control a viable reality.


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NAmTrans Strategic Plan

NAmTrans Strategic Plan & Implementation Strategy

The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans), a subsidiary of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, recently released a new plan for supporting our region's growing Transportation Equipment & Aerospace Cluster.

The NAmTrans Strategic Plan & Implementation Strategy outlines the twofold mission of NAmTrans, 7 strategic goals, 36 key implementation strategies, and a vision statement that will guide all future NAmTrans efforts with, and on behalf of, the region's large and diverse cluster of over fifty transportation equipment and aerospace manufacturers.

In cooperation with the North Country Chamber of Commerce, the NAmTrans Advisory Board, partner organizations, and cluster companies, NAmTrans will implement 36 key strategies that align with, and build-upon, one or more of the 7 strategic goals detailed in the plan.

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NAmTrans News

September 14, 2020 / NAmTrans News

COVID-19 Needs Assessment Results

To better understand the challenges that our North Country Transportation Equipment & Aerospace Cluster has been, and anticipates facing, as a result of COVID-19, NAmTrans issued a COVID-19 Needs Assessment Survey. And despite COVID hurdles, the Cluster remains optimistic for the future!
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August 27, 2020 / Cluster News

IEC Holden’s Plattsburgh Operation Celebrates 10 Years

IEC Holden's Plattsburgh operation recently celebrated an impressive milestone, its 10-year Anniversary!
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August 24, 2020 / Cluster News

Plattsburgh – Where Trains Can Fly!

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.
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