Success Stories

Everyone from major corporations like Target and Dollar General, to century-old household names like Beech-Nut, have found a home in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County Business Development Center’s real estate services, financial incentives and planning assistance have fueled the success of international and family-owned enterprises alike.

Read, see and hear the stories for yourself. Learn how your business can flourish in Montgomery County, where proximity to New York’s Capital Region, access to the New York State Thruway and a dedicated workforce make us “Made of Something Stronger.”

Lee's Shops at Wagner Corners

Lee’s Shops at Wagner Square

“There is a lot to see here and I say that people do not leave disappointed.”

Janet Stanley
Lee’s Shops Owner

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Executive Group Amsterdam Milling Operation

Executive Group, Inc.

“We recently had an opportunity to relocate the millwork shop to Amsterdam and that worked out very well. It was four times the amount of space that we operated in downstate, so we were able to grow that side of the company.” 

Lance Orcutt
Principal at Executive Group Inc.

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Flooring Authority

“We will promote MCBDC with helping us secure the building and growing the business to anyone we talk to about our new location.”

Rosalie Faber
Flooring Authority Business Development Manager


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Amsterdam Printing and Litho

“With the help of this grant, we are better equipped to invest in our employees and our infrastructure. And we are excited to grow our operations right here in  Montgomery County .”

Tim Broadhead
Amsterdam Printing President


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Hill & Markes Inc.

“We are delighted to have a new warehouse/office building in an excellent location for distribution throughout the state. We are equally happy to have a location that will allow us to retain our current employees.”

Andrea Packer
Vice President of Hill & Markes Inc.

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“Beech-Nut and Montgomery County go back over 100 years. When it came time for our facility to modernize, the Business Development Center was instrumental in finding us a new location so that we could continue to operate in the region, and retain hundreds of jobs. Today, we have a state-of-the-art facility with a world-class workforce passionately committed to our mission “to conserve the goodness of nature.”


Erin Clemens
Vice President, Human Resources for Beech-Nut Nutrition Company

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“Target has operated a supply chain facility in Amsterdam, New York for more than 15 years. We’re honored to be part of the Montgomery County business community, and appreciate the support of partners and community members who encourage local growth and development. Having this facility in Montgomery County has provided Target with the central location and excellent workforce we need to ensure our stores throughout the Northeast can serve our guests.”

Robert Frost
Senior Distribution Director, Target Distribution Center

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St. Mary’s Healthcare

“We have just a tremendous amount of services to serve this growing population … [This facility] provides great access for our patients.”

Vic Giulianelli
President and CEO of St. Mary’s Healthcare

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Fulton-Montgomery Community College

“The college reached out by expanding its operation in Amsterdam’s Riverfront Center, making classes far more accessible to prospective students in Montgomery County … We have increased our Montgomery County student population by 29 percent.”

Dustin Swanger
President of Fulton-Montgomery Community College

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DAIM Logistics Inc.

“The MCBDC was a huge help with past projects like this one, and I have no doubt they will be there when we need them for future projects.”

Chris Oare
CEO of DAIM Logistics Inc.

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Carolina Clubs Inc.

“The local residents have been very supportive, and their presence means that we can fill positions right from the area.”

Kevin Lane
President of Carolina Clubs Inc.

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Alpin Haus

“At the end of the day, we decided to stay here at home in Montgomery County because of the access of being on the Thruway and the support we got from the Montgomery County Business Development Center and the county in general.”

Andy Heck
President of Alpin Haus

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