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Swiss-Based Von Roll USA Plans $21 Million Expansion At Rotterdam, New York, Manufacturing Plant

Swiss-based Von Roll USA, Inc., a global leader for insulation products, systems and services, will invest $21 million to expand operations at its Schenectady County manufacturing plant, creating 18 jobs in the Rotterdam, New York.

Von Roll will expand operations in New York State as it consolidates work from its facility in New Jersey, and modernizes and improves its manufacturing operations, Empire State Development reported.

“New York State’s support will help Von Roll expand its existing facility and purchase and install new machinery and equipment, allowing the company to increase production and operate more efficiently,” said Empire State Development President/CEO/Commissioner Kenneth Adams.

“The company’s job commitment will also retain 155 jobs and create 18 new, good paying jobs in Schenectady County. We applaud Von Roll for its decision to reinvest in New York State and thank all the state and local partners involved in making this expansion possible,” he added.

Jonathan Roberts, COO/General Manager of Von Roll in North America said, “This is an exciting time for Von Roll. We are fully committed to our strong workforce, the community and our global trading partners. This investment in our New York facility is an investment in the future of Von Roll and will help us expand our growth into the North American market. It will secure our overall leadership role as the primary material suppliers to the electro-mechanical market with resins, flexible laminates, magnet wire, mica and glass based insulating materials.”

To assist Von Roll USA consolidate operations in Schenectady County, Empire State Development will provide $900,000 in performance-based Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits, provided as the company creates new jobs. Von Roll USA is also eligible to apply for 670 kilowatts of ReCharge NY power from the New York Power Authority.

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