4/22/2014 2:53:49 PM

Rome Sentinel: Harden, nanocenter among Leading Edge winners

Rome Sentinel

WHITESTOWN -- Four Mohawk Valley companies will be honored at the 13th Leading EDGE Awards luncheon next month.

The program recognizes companies that are helping expand the region's economy through investment and job growth.

This year's honorees include:

° Harden Furniture for its recent $4 million modernization project that will create 10 jobs and retain 250 jobs at the McConnellsville facility. Established in 1844, Harden Furniture is a leading North American furniture manufacturer.

° The combined SUNYIT and the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering for the creation of an educational institution in Marcy with advanced, extensive and complete nanotechnology research and development infrastructure and academic nanotechnology degree portfolio.

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