2021 23rd Edition: May 3 - May 7
President Container Group Begins Construction On $40-Million Expansion in Orange County
President Container Group broke ground on April 21 on a $40-million expansion project that upon completion will make its Ballard Road complex in the Town of Wallkill one of the largest corrugated manufacturing facilities in North America.
A host of state, county and local government officials were on hand for the event that signaled the first turning of dirt on a project that will add 100,000 square feet to its current facilities, bringing the manufacturing plant to 622,000 square feet.

Garnet Continues Expansion Project; Opens New Practice in Revamped Goshen Retail Center
Garnet Health Medical Center and its affiliate Garnet Health Doctors reached new milestones recently on their respective expansion programs.
On May 10, Garnet Health Doctors, formerly Orange Regional Medical Group and Catskill Regional Medical Group, is expected to open its newest facility in Goshen. This new practice at the redeveloped Goshen Plaza will be Garnet Health Doctors’ ninth location in Orange and Sullivan counties.

Dr. Gerard Galarneau, Garnet Health Doctors President at new Goshen office
Should Your Company Make Vaccinations Mandatory
Have you considered making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory? If so, you’re not alone. Manufacturing workers have navigated uncertainty and unprecedented challenges since March 2020, even as most other sectors of the economy shut down completely or moved to remote employment. Although manufacturers cannot work from home, they are not currently included in the recently expanded list of eligible New York vaccination groups, prompting a growing number of industry leaders to create a petition to include essential manufacturing workers in the next group.

Site Selectors Bullish on Activity, Investment Prospects for 2021
A recent survey of site selectors indicates their collective belief that 2021 will feature renewed site selection activity, continued skilled labor shortages and a shakeup of the global supply chain. They also are cautious optimistic on the possibility of an increase in foreign direct investment that had plummeted due to the pandemic.
The survey findings were released earlier this year by the Site Selectors Guild, the only association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants.

U.S. and Global Investment Activity Forecast Brightens After Tough 2020
Commercial real estate brokerage firm CBRE recently released an analysis on global investment that chronicled the challenges investors faced in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but also detailed the reasons why its experts believe that elements are in place for a strong rebound in the second half of this year.

Garnet Health Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction places Garnet Health Medical Center in the top five percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgradesthe leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

Garnet Health Medical Center is the only hospital in Orange County, NY to receive this recognition three consecutive years. Check out what Garnet Health Medical Center’s CEO Brian Tew had to say when interviewed by Healthgrades! Visit for more information.
As excitement for upcoming family travel builds (62.5% of Americans are already planning a summer vacation!), LEGOLAND New York Resort recently announced that it would open in phases this summer during a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at four of the park’s seven themed lands. Take a look at the News 12 Hudson Valley video to see more:
Looking for a new career opportunity? A few of our Investors have positions available starting immediately:
Trade Trans Corporation - A well-established and growing international supply chain management company seeks an ambitious, conscientious and hardworking individual to fill the role of accounting manager\bookkeeper.
Resorts World Catskills - Committed to the growth of New York State & the Catskills, providing not just wonderful places of leisure, but also terrific partnership, employment, and the opportunity for business relationships. As a company that has already invested heavily into the community, they look forward to continuing their commitment to the region.
They are looking for candidates to join their team who also believe that all dreams are achievable, no matter how big, through hard work and perseverance.

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President Container Group - The manufacturing arm of PCG, is one of the largest corrugated plants (over 500,000 square feet) in North America. Our state-of-the-art facility has some of the most up-to-date machinery in the industry, and with it we produce in excess of 2.3 billion square feet of corrugated each year.

They are hiring for all positions, including entry-level and skilled technician job opportunities such as Electrical-PLC, Maintenance Mechanic, Mechatronics and Multi-Skilled.
Congratulations to Amanda Dana who was recently named the President of Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc, a 10- county hospitality and tourism marketing organization focusing on promotion of the incredible assets of the Hudson River Valley Region.
About Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc.
The Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc. (HVT) in the Hudson River Valley region, New York, is a regional tourism entity whose mission is to promote and enhance the image of the Hudson River Valley region, located in the historic Hudson Valley a federally designated National Heritage Area, as a leisure and business destination.
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