Digital & Electronic Devices in CNY
BAE Systems National Security Solutions
Computer Connection of CNY
Eagle Comtronics, Inc
Hand Held Products, Inc.
Lockheed-Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors-Radar Systems
PAR Technology Corp.
Rome Research Corporation
SCHOTT North America, Inc.
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Central Upstate New York has an existing digital and electronic devices cluster with strengths in radar and communications equipment, areas of importance to homeland security, and a number of assets that could make the region a leader in the emerging area of cybersecurity.
The digital and electronic devices cluster consists of both component manufacturers (e.g., semiconductors, integrated circuits) and end-user products (e.g., computer-based instruments, radar and communications equipment). The digital and electronic devices cluster is the largest of the five Central Upstate New York technology clusters, representing 12,159 workers in the region. This employment represents a 22.5 percent increase (2,236 workers) over the 1998-2003 period - the second largest growth rate and the largest actual increase among the five potential technology clusters. Digital and electronic device employment is more than 70 percent more concentrated in the Central Upstate New York region than it is nationally.
Structure of Central Upstate New York Digital
and Electronic Devices Cluster Employment:
Navigational Instruments - 32%
Communications Equipment - 25%
Electronic Components - 13%
Communications wire/cable - 11%
Electronic Controls - 10%
Other Digital/Elec. Devices - 9%