Journal Article

Vitality in upstate medical manufacturing

Abstract: We describe the medical manufacturing industry generally and examine the industry's presence in upstate New York and its metropolitan areas. We show that upstate has a considerable employment concentration in the manufacture of both medical devices and pharmaceuticals. This activity is distributed widely among the region's metropolitan areas, with Buffalo, Glens Falls, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica specializing in the industry overall and Albany showing strength in two subindustries.

Keywords: Manufactures - New York (State); Pharmaceutical industry - New York (State); Federal Reserve District, 2nd;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Part of Series: The Regional Economy of Upstate New York

Publication Date: 2002

Issue: Fall