DEWITT, N.Y. — TTM Technologies, a leading global manufacturer of technology solutions, intends to invest up to $130 million to build a greenfield high-tech manufacturing facility in DeWitt.
“They are doing it because this community is finding its way forward,” said CenterState CEO, Rob Simpson.
TTM plans to build a brand-new state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility on a 24-acre parcel that is immediately adjacent to the current manufacturing facility. It will be one of the largest manufacturing sites in North America for this technology.
“Critical components that go into every type of finished electronic product you could imagine from communications technology to defense technology and beyond. Those capabilities are being built right here in Central New York.”
The facility will be manufacturing some of the most advanced printed circuit boards in the world which are crucial to the U.S. semiconductor industry.
To build a hub for microelectronics manufacturing in the world. That’s what is happening in central New York and there’s no doubt companies are taking notice.
Additionally, the project is expected to bring an estimated 400 new jobs to the area and further enhance the current smart systems supply chain.
“It’s a really rewarding thing to not only be able to bring new jobs to this community but to provide certainty to all those 600 employees at TTM who work for that company in Syracuse today,” said Simpson. “We have a strategy for how we want to grow and build and where we want to be relevant, and we are working together collaboratively across the private sector with the public sector to make these investments happen.”
Chris Geiger said this allowed Central New York to become a Tech Hub and said it would put them on the map.
You’re going to get a lot of these folks who are moving here from bigger cities — let’s say Boston or, Pittsburg —these engineering schools and they’re going to want a cool place to live in.
Senator Chuck Schumer, Governor Kathy Hochul, Representative Brandon Williams, and others have voiced their approval of this new project. Williams said Central New York is the “new silicon empire.”
Simpson hopes that Wednesday’s announcement is more validation for people who are seeing what’s happening and they’re reading the headlines and feeling a change of momentum.
“That plant isn’t going anywhere – their company is investing more in investing in our shared future.”