Cuomo expected to make STAMP announcement tomorrow

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 October 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – This sign on Route 63 in the Town of Alabama advertises STAMP and lists partners in the massive project. The Genesee County Economic Development Corporation already has acquired most of the land for STAMP, which is just south of Shelby.

BATAVIA – Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be in Batavia on Wednesday afternoon to make a major announcement that is expected to be about the STAMP project in the Town of Alabama, just south of Orleans County.

Whether the governor will announce the first tenant for the 1,250-acre site or a major state investment in the park – or both – could not be confirmed.

Medina village officials said they have been invited to the announcement at 2:15 p.m. at Genesee Community College. STAMP would be a big user of the Medina sewer plant.

Although STAMP (Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park) is outside Orleans County, local economic development officials say the project will be offer huge benefits for Orleans communities and the nine-county region.

The STAMP project is about 1 mile south of the Orleans County border along Route 63. The 1,250-acre site will accommodate nanotechnology companies including semiconductor 450mm chip fab, flat panel display, solar manufacturing, and advanced manufacturing.