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Automated Dynamics Plans New Facility At Niskayuna Commerce Park in Schenectady County, New York

Automated Dynamics, a high-tech manufacturer of composite structures, will invest $3.5 million to expand in New York State with a new, custom-built 30,000 square foot building at the Niskayuna Commerce Park in Schenectady County, New York.

According to Empire State Development, Automated Dynamics has outgrown its current manufacturing facility on Nott Street in Schenectady and the facility was outdated. The company considered numerous locations including other states before selecting the Niskayuna Commerce Park for this new investment.

Robert Langone, President of Automated Dynamics said, “With the support of Governor Cuomo and Empire State Development we are proud to announce our new building and exciting growth plans. We also appreciate the support of the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority, the Town of Niskayuna and the Galesi Group. This project gives us the opportunity to continue to grow and service our customers with the best in composite applications for high tech manufacturing.”

The company will be leasing the new building space and purchasing new machinery and equipment to accommodate its increased production. Based on growing demand for its products, the company plans to increase employment from 30 to 50 jobs within the next few years.

Its new 30,000 square foot facility will be built by the Galesi Group at the company’s Niskayuna Commerce Park. Construction on the new building will begin this summer. The Niskayuna Commerce Park is home to Unilux Advanced Manufacturing, a new $20 million Army Reserve Center and more than 100 acres of shovel-ready land for growing tech firms.

As an incentive to assist Automated Dynamics expand in Schenectady County, ESD will provide $300,000 in performance-based Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits, provided as the company creates new jobs. Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority is also providing a $60,000 grant to support the project.

“By choosing New York State, Automated Dynamics will continue to thrive and create new high-tech manufacturing jobs,” said Empire State Development President/CEO/Commissioner Howard Zemsky. “The expansion of Automated Dynamics is another great example of successful business development resulting in job creation in the Capital Region.”

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