Assemblyman Marc Butler welcomed Northern Architectural Systems and 50 jobs to Johnstown, N.Y. during an event on site at the recently opened facility. Butler addressed workers, businesses and guests about the crucial need to foster American manufacturing. His comments immediately preceded the company’s first shipment from the Fulton County facility.

Parent company, Northern Building Products, decided to expand operations of its wall systems subsidiary because of the promise of economic incentives coupled with the opportunity to provide products to the growing number of buildings getting LEED certified in the New England and Mid-Atlantic Regions.