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Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP)

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Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeGrant
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeEmpire State Development Corporation
Incentive Initiation Date1/1/2010
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThis program provides financing for the growth of manufacturing within New York State by providing manufacturers with funds for capital investments in machinery and equipment. The maximum assistance is $1,000,000, determined by: "magnitude of the improvements and their overall benefit to the company; the amount of private investment leveraged; and the economic impact of the manufacturer within its regional economy."
Eligible RecipientThis program helps NY State manufacturers to invest in projects that "significantly improve production, productivity and competitiveness." Interested NY State manufacturers must employ between 50 and 1,000 workers, and at least 30% of their production must be exported beyond the immediate region or to a prime manufacturer that exports beyond the region.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaProjects in which there are reductions in employee benefits and wages are ineligible. Projects that incorporate "Industrial Effectiveness" consulting and worker skills training are eligible for funding. Projects must have quantified improvements over baseline operation of 20% or more, and companies must retain at least 85% of their workforce for 5 years. Projects must achieve substantial and measurable improvements to the output, productivity and competitiveness of the manufacturing facility, such as:
  • Increased production output.
  • Process efficiency.
  • Improvements in quality control.
  • New product line.
  • Cost-reduction or revenue-enhancement measures.
  • Resource conservation.
  • Pollution prevention.
Resource Website(s) http://www.esd.ny.gov/BusinessPrograms/MAP.html exit EPA

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