Crepini Relocates to Expanded Production Complex in East Fishkill, New York
According to Think Dutchess Alliance For Business, the new, custom-built 33,000 square foot facility will incorporate state-of-the-art machinery and technology aimed at producing crepes and healthy alternatives to bread and wraps. The move, scheduled to start in May 2019, will grant Crepini more production space and increase capacity by 500%.
“We look forward to welcoming Crepini to our fast-growing food and beverage industry,” said Sarah Lee, CEO of Think Dutchess Alliance for Business. “iPark has become a significant economic engine for Dutchess County, providing affordable, high tech infrastructure perfect for companies like Crepini looking to grow in New York State We look forward to welcoming Crepini to our fast growing food and beverage industry."
Grants and benefits provided by local and regional agencies show the commitment of our partners in revitalizing available property and growing the local economy. “We are pleased to welcome Crepini to Dutchess County, and I appreciate the efforts of Empire State Development, Think Dutchess, Central Hudson and iPark to land Crepini, and add to our growing manufacturing and food and beverage industries,” said Marcus J. Molinaro, Dutchess County Executive.
“We are so honored to receive this grant to use towards our continued use towards our continued growth and we are committed to giving back to the state that has been our home since we immigrated to America,” said Paula Rimer, CEO and one of the Founders of Crepini. “Through our family’s hard work and growth, we are now able to create more than 108 new jobs for other hard-working New Yorkers in the Hudson Valley and continue to work towards our goal of having Crepini products on every table in America. We are truly living the American dream.”
"We are excited to see Crepini move into new and improved space in the former IBM campus in East Fishkill," said Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky. "ESD is proud to revitalize existing facilities and help New York companies expand in the Mid-Hudson region and throughout the state.”
“Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. is pleased to welcome Crepini to Dutchess County, as we recognize the importance of new private sector investment and job creation in the Mid-Hudson Valley,” said Anthony Campagiorni, Vice President of Customer Services and Regulatory Affairs for Central Hudson. "Our economic development programs are offered to secure and retain quality employers in our region, and that is why we're pleased to award a $126,000 Business Attraction grant to Crepini in support of their significant investment and job creation."
Crepini received $2.5 million in Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits from Empire State Development, New York’s chief economic development agency for the expansion.
"We are excited to see Crepini move into new and improved space in the former IBM campus in East Fishkill," said Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky. "ESD is proud to revitalize existing facilities and help New York companies expand in the Mid-Hudson region and throughout the state.
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