Right now it appears that Pennsylvania has the edge....
However, New York state would also appear to be a viable candidate, having just lost a tenant for a $600 million computer chip factory it was planning to build outside of Utica that already has state funding secured. Plans for the factory could easily be changed to make display screens and would help ease the pain of losing the tenant, analog chip maker ams AG of Austria...If this idea is plausible to folks in Albany it should be plausible to us here. I think Utica would be happy with this. This blogger certainly would be. And the number of jobs seems to eclipse anything suggested to date. THIS one may really be transformative if landed. But it sounds like people must act fast.
Are EDGE and ESD up to the task?
Have local officials burned their bridges with the people in the best position to help the area succeed? Is there forgiveness on both sides?