The business climate and culture of Gloversville and other Fulton County cities and towns is one of cooperation, support, and collaboration. Business owners routinely network and team up to help each other’s business.
Gaetano, his siblings, and his cousins are the fourth generation of the Lanzi family to work in the restaurant business. From talking to Gaetano, they wouldn’t have it any other way. “I wouldn’t want to be working with anybody else but my family,” he said. “That’s what makes us stronger than most,” he said, noting that a fourth-generation restaurant business is a rarity. “Most people either sell out or fail, but we keep expanding as our family grows.”
If your business supplies the high-tech industry, then Fulton County is the place to be. The county is situated in the heart of New York’s nanotechnology triangle. NY Creates, a world-leading organization for research, development, and commercialization, is the southeastern point. GlobalFoundries, a leader in semiconductor design, development, and fabrication, represents the northeastern point.
New York’s legalization of marijuana for adult use has opened up a world of potential and increased revenue for Vireo Health, Inc., a manufacturer of cannabis products with a facility in Fulton County. Vireo is flourishing in Fulton County. In 2020, the company saw revenues of $49.2 million, up 64.3 percent from 2019.