Nanotronics will expand its production center into historic Building 20 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The expansion, partly funded by a $2/5-million state grant that Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last month, is intended to accommodate increasing demand for Nanotronics’ AI-powered industrial inspection systems, and new factory control products in both domestic and international markets.
The firm hopes to be an anchor as the Navy Yard becomes a thriving urban manufacturing center. The projected $11.4 million construction of the 34,000-square-foot facility will add 190 factory-based jobs to Nanotronics’ current roster of 34 employees.
“Our products harness the convergence of today’s technologies to support the infrastructure of tomorrow,” said Nanotronics CEO Matthew Putman. “This new facility—in the heart of New York City—builds on Nanotronics’ legacy of invention to help reinstall industry and manufacturing as the bedrock of our Brooklyn community.”
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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