2009 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: lsiegel at cpeo.org (Lenny Siegel)
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 00:23:33 -0800
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: [CPEO-BIF] Columbia Elevator Products at Conco Medical site, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Bridgeport factory plan adding 100 jobs

By Bill Cummings
Connecticut Post
January 22, 2009

BRIDGEPORT -- Marking the first good economic news in the city since the 
recession took hold, the state announced Thursday it plans to allocate 
$2 million to turn a former factory on Horace Street into a new 
manufacturing center with up to 100 jobs.

Gov. M. Jodi Rell said the $2 million will help clean up a former 
factory at 380 Horace St. that once housed the former Conco Medical Co. 
The State Bond Commission is expected to approve the funding when it 
meets Jan. 30.

The money will help Columbia Elevator Products Co. Inc., based in Port 
Chester, N.Y., create a new elevator cab manufacturing plant.

Columbia plans to bring up to 100 jobs to Bridgeport over the next three 
years, and the factory is expected to serve all of Columbia's Northeast 


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