A project based in Steuben County is one of 21 projects statewide to share in 22-MILLION dollars awarded by the state through its Regional Economic Development Council initiative.
A $2.2 million Empire State Development grant and $950,000 dollars in Excelsior Jobs Tax Credits will be used to help Storflex Holdings, Incorporated complete a two-site expansion project in the town of Erwin and the village of Riverside.
Storflex is a manufacturer of retail shelving and the expansion will add new production lines, including a new robotic welding line and a new paint line. The business expansion project will support the multistage manufacturing of designer retail shelving components, walk-in coolers and freezers, and engineering services to supply customers throughout North America and Canada. Storflex will add new production lines, including a new robotic welding line and a new paint line.
“Together, the Regional Economic Development Councils are growing New York’s economy by emphasizing the rich assets in every corner of our state and investing in projects that will create good, high-quality jobs,” Governor Kathy Hochul said. “As we continue to make deep investments in New York communities, we remain committed to doing so in a way that expands opportunity, drives private investment, and bolsters our talented workforce.”
“By recommending shovel-ready projects that support each region’s strategic plans, the Regional Economic Development Councils are improving communities now as well as for future generations,” said Lieutenant Governor Delgado. “These projects showcase how the Regional Councils are laser-focused on driving economic growth and prosperity across the State.”