LATHAM, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, welcomed guests on Thursday to Vista Technology Park, its new 407,000 square foot fuel cell manufacturing facility in Slingerlands, N.Y., for a ribbon cutting ceremony alongside U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and New York State Governor Kathy Hochul.
- Plug currently employs 1,472 people in New York, making up nearly half of its 2,957 total U.S. employees.
- The Company broke ground in March of 2022 and began manufacturing at commercial scale just nine months later.
- The Plug Vista manufacturing facility features advanced automation, allowing for greatly increased scale and efficiency in the assembly of Plug’s fuel cell systems that power electric motors for the mobility market.
- The Vista facility, which began manufacturing Plug’s GenDrive units in November 2022, will be fully operational by March 2023, and will produce Plug’s entire fuel cell product line including GenDrive, Stationary, and ProGen.