Where Ideas Take Form

“If someone can visualize it, we can make it,” said Jean-Benoit Coulombe, Vice-President of Operations, speaking from the busy 20,000 square foot Plastitel plant in the Northstar Technology Center on the Ridge Road in Chazy, NY. “By using plastic in the thermoforming process, we can do quick prototyping and create anything a client wants. What read more

Vapor Stone Rail Systems

Worldwide Credibility Assembled in Plattsburgh Since 1914, Vapor Stone Rail Systems, which is now a division of the Wabtec Corporation, has manufactured valuable products to fit the demands of the public transit industry. Originally, the company manufactured boilers for marine and rail vehicles. As time progressed, the company adapted to the ever-evolving transportation needs of read more

A North Country Tradition: Harrigan’s Soft Ice Cream

Roots and Beginnings For the residents of the Plattsburgh area, Harrigan’s Soft Ice Cream is a summer staple. Originally built in 1959 by Francis and Barbara Harrigan, the ice cream stand started out as part of the Tastee Freeze franchise. After years of success, the business slowly acquired more local suppliers and officially became Harrigan’s read more