NYSEG Awards McGard $285,000 Economic Development Grant
to Support Electric Infrastructure Investments in Orchard Park
Orchard Park, NY - NYSEG, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, has awarded McGard, Inc. a $285,000 economic development grant for electric infrastructure investments for its recently completed expansion in Orchard Park.
McGard has invested more than $9 million to expand its Orchard Park facility. The expansion will support the company’s growth, secure the workforce and add more than 30 permanent positions. The new positions will be in engineering, technology and customer service. The 75,000- square-foot addition will house additional manufacturing and warehousing.
“NYSEG is pleased to support McGard’s continued growth and the benefits it brings to the region,” said Mark S. Lynch, president and CEO of NYSEG and RG&E. “We are proud to be a key player in preserving jobs and bringing new jobs to upstate New York through our long-standing economic development programs. The grants we provide are excellent catalysts to help businesses grow.”
“We are thrilled to expand our team and our facilities in Orchard Park,” said Peter McCauley president of McGard. “Western New York has been a wonderful home for us. We greatly appreciate the support we’ve received from NYSEG as we have expanded our footprint in Orchard Park.”
McGard, an international company with its headquarters in Orchard Park, manufactures and distributes automotive wheel locks and lugnuts.
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