Madison will continue to make handbags in Troy

Posted by Roses on June 9, 2014
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Handbag firm set to open State Street site in Schenectady

Madison Handbags purchased the former district office of the Girl Scouts of Northeastern canada goose outlet New York, goose outlet canada which canada goose factory outlet occupied the building until about a year ago, for canada goose outlet in usa an undisclosed canada goose clearance sale sum. buy canada goose jacket The property at 131 State canada goose outlet toronto factory St. has a full market value of $625,000. The Girl Scouts bought the property canadian goose jacket in 2005 for $460,000, according to property records with Schenectady County. Madison will pay full property taxes on the formerly exempt building, said canada goose outlet uk sale Metroplex Chairman Ray Gillen. The canada goose outlet online uk building contains 9,000 square feet.

The Schenectady location will be the company’s Canada Goose Parka second manufacturing Canada Goose Coats On Sale site in the Capital Region. Madison will continue to make handbags in Troy, where it started operations in 2005, according to Trish Rost, company president and founder. The company’s Troy factory produces more than 75,000 handbags a year.

“Now more than ever American made products and manufacturing are the key to economic growth. Our company mission has always been to provide opportunities for women, professionally, canada goose outlet canada financially and socially, and we are honored to be working toward that vision here in Schenectady,” Rost said in a news release.

The company did not respond to a phone call for comment.

“It’s a good use of the Girl Scouts’ building,” Gillen said.

Madison sells products through a network of more than 500 independent design consultants in more than 40 states.

“We continue to cheap canada goose uk welcome growth and expansion with excitement and determination, while also staying loyal canada goose outlet shop to the network of home sewers who were there from the beginning and helped establish our success,” Rost said on her website.

“As the company grows and brand name recognition spreads across the country, we Canada Goose Jackets remain humbled and thrilled by the reaction of so many who love our bags,” she said.

Gary Hughes, chairman of the Schenectady County cheap canada goose buy canada goose jacket cheap Legislature’s Committee on Economic Development canada goose black friday sale and Planning, said, “Madison Handbags is official canada goose outlet a hot brand that has a national customer base. This is a fantastic use for a key building canada goose outlet store on lower State Street.”

Acting Mayor Gary McCarthy said, “We welcome Madison Handbags and its great success story to Schenectady We are grateful for their decision to open a facility in our community.”.


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