GlobalFoundries http://wamc.org en Neighbors Get Peek Inside GlobalFoundries At Open House http://wamc.org/post/neighbors-get-peek-inside-globalfoundries-open-house <p>GlobalFoundries hosted an open house at its computer chip fabrication facility in the Saratoga County town of Malta Monday evening.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">GlobalFoundries</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>held the event to&nbsp;allow&nbsp;workers’&nbsp;families and community members to see the facility and get a better understanding of how the company and its Fab 8 semiconductor manufacturing facility&nbsp;operate.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:21:35 +0000 Lucas Willard 77625 at http://wamc.org Neighbors Get Peek Inside GlobalFoundries At Open House NY Plans Free Associate's Degree For 6,000 http://wamc.org/post/ny-plans-free-associates-degree-6000 <p>New York officials say 16 new partnerships between state colleges, public schools and private companies will result in 6,000 students earning associate's degrees at no cost to their families and put them at the front of the line for those companies' skilled jobs in manufacturing, information technology and health care.</p><p>The so-called P-TECH model follows IBM's Pathways in Technology Early College High School program in New York City.</p><p>According to the governor's office, pending negotiation of each applicant's budget, they will enroll their first class in September 2014.</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 11:35:06 +0000 Jaired Crofut 72700 at http://wamc.org NY Plans Free Associate's Degree For 6,000 GlobalFoundries Gets OK From Town of Malta To Expand http://wamc.org/post/globalfoundries-gets-ok-town-malta-expand <p></p><p>One of the largest companies in Saratoga County could be expanding, as local officials work to develop a new economic plan for the region.</p><p></p><p>At a meeting Monday evening, the Malta Town Board voted unanimously to approve zoning legislation to allow GlobalFoundries, a computer chip manufacturer, to expand by building a second facility.</p><p>The company had been working with the town since it submitted its proposal for the 575,000 square-foot Fab 8.2 project last winter.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:23:50 +0000 Lucas Willard 71924 at http://wamc.org GlobalFoundries Gets OK From Town of Malta To Expand GlobalFoundries Planning Changes http://wamc.org/post/globalfoundries-planning-changes <p>Citizens turned out for a Monday evening public hearing regarding some amendments proposed by chip fabrication company GlobalFoundries for its Fab 8.2 project that will impact Malta's planned development district. &nbsp;<br><br>GlobalFoundries is seeking amendments pertaining to clean room space, enlarging the fab's overall footprint, extending building height limits and revised traffic mitigation.<br> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:19:38 +0000 Dave Lucas 60719 at http://wamc.org GlobalFoundries Planning Changes Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Chairman Alan Grattidge - Saratoga jobs up in 2012 http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-county-board-supervisors-chairman-alan-grattidge-saratoga-jobs-2012 <p>New statistics released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that from June 2011 to June 2012 Saratoga County experienced the largest employment growth in New York State at 3.1 percent, with strong job growth in manufacturing and leisure and hospitality.</p><p>WAMC’s Patrick Donges spoke with Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Chairman Alan Grattidge for his reaction to the positive numbers</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:05:15 +0000 58838 at http://wamc.org Michael Tucker - The Center for Economic Growth http://wamc.org/post/michael-tucker-center-economic-growth <p>Education and business officials came together today in Saratoga County with the high tech future in mind.&nbsp; GlobalFoundries and the Center for Economic Growth organized the meeting at the Saratoga Technology and Energy Park to develop a regional 13 county laboratory to promote the future of an educational system that must meet the needs of a growing technology sector. Michael Tucker is the CEO and executive director of the Center for Economic Growth. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p><p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:08:00 +0000 Brian Shields 52195 at http://wamc.org