There’s big news this week in the quiet little village of Silver Creek, New York. Petri Baking Products, Inc. has announced its intention to return and re-open the soft cookie baking operation there.
The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) was successful in expeditiously establishing and implementing an emergency working capital loan program to benefit Chautauqua County businesses that have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. The CCIDA quickly obtained approval from the US Economic Development Administration to implement the program, and $250,000 was allocated to the fund a little over a month ago.
In response to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s mandate that all essential businesses must provide for the health and safety of their employees during the COVID-19 crisis, Chautauqua County, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA), the Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC), Jamestown Community College (JCC), and the local foundations have teamed up to provide 50/50 matching grants to businesses throughout Chautauqua County.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis and the impact it is having on businesses throughout Chautauqua County, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) is providing low-interest loans not to exceed $10,000 to businesses throughout Chautauqua County.
As soon as Jamestown Plastics’ owner, Jay Baker, heard the appeal for the production of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 crisis, he and his team were inspired to help. The Jamestown Plastics team immediately set to work designing face shields for the health care and emergency response industries.
In response to a shortage of products to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in New York State, the County and the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) are encouraging local health care professionals, schools of public health or medicine, and providers and manufacturers of Personal Protective Equipment products to come forward to support the state’s response.
This page includes resources for Chautauqua County businesses to utilize during the COVID-19 crisis.
Utilizing the ingredients, equipment, and processes they already have in place, Mazza Five & 20 is redirecting one hundred percent of its efforts to distill hand sanitizer under the strict guidelines and cooperation of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—retaining 30 full-time employees in the process.
In response to the public health directives to avoid large meetings and close contact with others, we have decided to postpone the Business-to-Business Networking Matchmaking event originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
Arktura, a California based designer and manufacturer of architectural systems, is expanding from the west coast to Chautauqua County.