Recent Successes

Cable Technologies

Cable Technologies, a recent arrival to the city of Mechanicville, was assisted by the Mechanicville/Stillwater Industrial Development Agency and the City of Mechanicville in its transactions to purchase city-owned property at a reduced rate and assisted with other issues. After the purchase, Cable Technologies constructed a new warehouse operation and modernized the existing building. The company employs approximately 15 people.

DeCresente Distributing Co.

The DeCresente Distributing Company, one of the area's major employers, received assistance through the Mechanicville/Stillwater Industrial Development Agency which enabled it to expand its business operation locally on two separate occasions. From a humble beginning in 1948 with 4 employees, it has progressed through four generations to become one of the crown jewels of the community with over 200 employees.

Empire Warehousing

In 1995 Empire Warehousing purchased the former West Vaco paper mill which had closed in 1973. With the financial incentives provided by the Mechanicville/Stillwater Industrial Development Agency and an investment of over 3.5 million dollars, the company was able to modernize the building. Today, the building is occupied by two major businesses: Creatacor and The Leonard Bus Co. The employment level has steadily risen to its present employment of 45 individuals.

Price Chopper Plaza

In 1993 Schuyler/Mechanicville Partnership, with the financial incentives provided by the Mechanicville/Stillwater Industrial Development Agency, was able to construct the Price Chopper Plaza. The complex consists of 9 stores with Price Chopper as its anchor store. The Plaza Complex provides employment for 154 full and part time employees.

Saratoga Lake Golf Club

In 2000 the Mechanicville/Stillwater Industrial Development Agency assisted in the newly created Saratoga Lake Golf Club. The project consists of a 3,200 square foot clubhouse on a 217 acre site overlooking Saratoga Lake. The Golf Course employs 7 professional managers and technical persons and 3 other part-time employees.

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