General Motors http://wrvo.org en New York in the World: How one manufacturing plant survived http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-how-one-manufacturing-plant-survived <p></p><p>In 1975, the workforce in several major cities in upstate New York had more than 40 percent of their jobs in manufacturing. Today, that number hovers around 10 percent. There are examples of manufacturers and workers in New York state who have found a place in our new global economy, but not without sacrifice.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 42857 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: How one manufacturing plant survived Lockport GM facility goes green http://wrvo.org/post/lockport-gm-facility-goes-green <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">A General Motors facility in western New York has announced they are going green. The site in Lockport makes heating and air conditioning components for GM radiators and is the 103rd facility for the company to become landfill-free. </span><br> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:26:40 +0000 Kate O'Connell 29905 at http://wrvo.org