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Vermont’s 2
nd

Largest Municipality /

Vermont Leader in Manufacturing Jobs

September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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5 volunteer members
appointed by Essex
Town Selectboard


Staffed by Assistant Town Manager


Regular Participation from Essex Junction
Planner and GBIC Representative


Meet twice per month (2
nd

& 4
th

Mondays)



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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Major Roadway Improvements


Industrial Park Evaluation


Government Service Retention & Expansion


Regional Multi
-
Modal Improvements


Marketing Program


IBM Site Initiative


Infill Development


Business Visit / Assistance Team


Business Data Center


Freight Rail Expansion


Local Education Resource Promotion


Transit Oriented Development


Green Entrepreneurial Center


From Final Report of the Essex, VT Economic Development Plan (April 2010) and subsequent
assessment by the Essex Economic Development Commission.



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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B
ased on Vermont Business & Manufacturers
Directory 2012
-
13, a publication of the Vermont
Business Magazine (VBM)


EDC has made limited adjustments to data.


EDC asking Essex businesses to contact VMB for
inclusion in Directory.


EDC hopes to post database of Essex businesses
on Town & Village websites.


EDC has corrected business locations in VBM
Directory and added Town and Junction
information.



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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Company




# Employees

1.
IBM Microelectronics



5,000

2.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

800

3.
USCIS


Dept. Homeland Security

400

4.
Autumn Harp





248

5.
Revision Military




170

6.
The Essex Resort & Spa



170

7.
FoodScience of Vermont




155

8.
Catamount Color





85

9.
Vermont Systems





85

10.
Flex
-
a
-
Seal






76

11.
Huber+Suhner





71











September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

5

1.
ALPLA

2.
ASK
-
int

TAG

3.
Twincraft (Warehouse)

September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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5,000 Employees in Essex Junction / 5% of IBM’s US workforce of



105,000 employees.


VT’s largest private
employer


1 of 2 IBM
Fabs

in US (other in East Fishkill)


“One of the world’s largest producers of semiconductor technology”.


IBMers

in Vermont registered 482 patents in
2011


Received Vermont
Department of
Environmental Conservation’s
Governor’s Excellence Awards for
18 years
(1993
-
2012
).


In 2011 named Essex Jct.
campus



CV
Technology & Innovation
Park
.


Proposing commercial development



off Maple Street.


September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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800 Employees by end



of 2012


in Essex Town



off Kellogg Rd.


Adding to 350,000
sf

for


total of 500,000 sf.


R
oasts coffee
and
fills



Keurig
Vue

Packs


10X10X10 Growth Award 2012


2690%

growth
-

#1 over 10 years!


http://
investor.gmcr.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=616123




September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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400 employees in Essex Town


Part of US Dept. of Homeland Security


Part of USCIS’ Vermont Service Center


September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

9


248 Employees in Essex Town



in Saxon Hill Industrial Park.


Moved from Bristol in 2008.


115,000
sf

facility, former



home of Belden Wire.


Experts
at innovating


technology
and texture


formulations
, certified organic
& natural



formulations
, water based technology
& color



cosmetics


lip balm, for example.


www.autumnharp.com




September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

10


170 Employees in Essex Town on Corporate Drive


Mission: To Build Protective Solutions for the Evolving

Needs of the Modern Soldier.


Main Products: eyewear and “head systems” (helmets)


www.revisionmilitary.com




September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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170 Employees in Essex Town


Located on 18 acres, The



Essex is the
a
rea’s
only



AAA
Four Diamond
hotel.


A full
-
service
s
pa, fitness



c
enter, cooking classes,



two award
-
winning restaurants, and 120 rooms.


5X5X5
Growth Award 2012 / Service Category





87
%
growth



www.vtculinaryresort.com




September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

12


155 Employees in Essex



Town’s Gauthier Park


Over
a quarter century of


producing nutritional



supplements.


Private labeling, custom formulations, and



company products.


www.foodscienceofvermont.com



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

13


85 Employees in Essex



Town’s Saxon Hill Park


Leader in offset, digital &



large format printing for



business, personal



& community use.


Specializes
in printing & mailing
services,
including




catalogs
,
brochures,
postcards
, &
large format
items.


Formerly
The
Offset House
.


Great LOGO!!!


www.catamountcolor.com


September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

14


85 Employees in Essex Town,



in Town Market Place




off Susie Wilson Road.


Develops software
products



to manage recreation



programs for
municipal,


state
and federal
governments.


Also for private business.


Markets & supports software nationwide.


www.vermontsystems.com



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

15


76 Employees in Essex Jct. off



Maple Street founded 1983


International
designer
&



manufacturer
of
mechanical



seals
, welded metal bellows
&



sealing systems. Also


non
-
metallic problem
solving



equipment for waste water



treatment.


5X5X5 Award Manufacturing


Category 2012
-

87% growth.



www.flexaseal.com





September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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71 Employees in Essex



Town at Saxon Hill. (3,867



employees worldwide)


VT is North American HQ.


Swiss
-
owed
c
ompany



established
in 1987


Global supplier of



components and systems



for electrical and optical



connectivity.


www.hubersuhner.ca

/
www.hubersuhner.com



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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40 Employees in Essex Junction at the CV



Technology & Innovation Park (IBM)


French company manufacturing electronically



enhanced identification cards (RFID)




including drivers’ licenses starting in 2008.


RFID = Radio Frequency



Identification.


www.ask
-
rfid.com






September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

18


20 Employees (est.
-
now hiring) in Essex Town
off
River
Road on rail siding started here in 2011.


Global
plastics company
based in
Austria.


148
production
plants (11 in USA)
in 39 countries
with
13,000 employees.


Ramping up to make Keurig
V
ue

P
acks
for GMCR.


www.
alpla
.com




September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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CV Technology & Innovation Park


ASK
-
int

TAG


IBM


Proposing 60 acre business / industrial area off Maple St.


River Road Area


ALPLA


plastic molding


USCIS


US Department of Homeland Security


Twincraft Warehouse


Saxon Hill Industrial Park


Autumn Harp


Thompson Drive


Revision Military


Corporate Drive


Huber+Suhner


Thompson Drive


Catamount Color


Sand Hill Road


Gordini

/ Kombi


Building 617


State of Vermont


Allen Martin Dr.


Land Adjacent to Building 617



September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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Gauthier Industrial Park


Kellogg
Road


Green Mountain Coffee Roasters


FoodScience


Harmony Information Systems


US Mail Processing Center



Ewing
Commercial Park


Susie Wilson
Road



Essex Shoppes &
Cinema


The Essex Spa & Resort



Fort Ethan
Allen Business Park


Citizens
Cider


September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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The following Strategic Industry Sectors, identified
in the March 2012 ECOS Analysis Report, are well
represented in Essex:

Primary Targets
:


High Value
-
Added Manufacturing


Information Technology, Communications & Media
(including E
-
Commerce & Digital Media)

Secondary Targets
:


Value
-
Added / Sustainable Agriculture


Tourism


Non
-
profit Organizations


Business & Administrative Services







September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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#1 in High Value
-
Added Manufacturing Jobs in VT



Meeting the
d
iversification challenge



Need to know more about all employers



Build on ECOS identified clusters



EDC work focused on 2010 Essex priorities



EDC work includes Town & Junction staff and
volunteers

September 2012

A Project of the Essex Economic
Development Commission

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