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Manufacturing in Central New York Takes a Hit
By Elizabeth Christensen
Syracuse, NY – Upstate New York used to be a busy hub of manufacturing.
Now, factories seem to be closing everday.
Over 1500 jobs were eliminated in Central New York alone in the past six months. Companies like Nestle, Sonoco, and Marsellus Casket are moving operations out of Central New York ... to places where muscle labor is cheaper.
WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen takes a look at what seems to be a dying sector of the Upstate economy.