Made of Something Stronger

Montgomery County strengthens businesses with proximity to major markets, a talented workforce, incredible incentives and a high quality of life. A remarkable economic history shaped by the Mohawk River, the hard-working people who crafted the culture here and many modern advantages make Montgomery County “Made of Something Stronger.”

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Montgomery County links businesses to critical markets in New York City, Boston, Montreal and beyond with access to the New York State Thruway, rail service and air transportation via nearby Albany International Airport.

Recruit from 20 nearby colleges and universities, which complement the talented Montgomery County workforce that fuels growth and productivity.



The Montgomery County Business Development Center offers numerous services to make your company stronger. The center accommodates businesses with the property, financial incentives and technical assistance they need to grow.

Take advantage of MCBDC resources like tax abatement, low-interest loans and grant writing expertise that seed successful relocation or expansion for ventures of all sizes.



Located only minutes from New York state’s Capital Region, Montgomery County provides residents with stunning natural beauty, fascinating history and exciting recreation.

Enjoy the cultural and retail offerings of the Albany area as well as a low cost of living that comes with the county’s classic countryside and small-town settings.


Focus on Business

 Kasson and Keller

In 1946 Austin Kasson and William L. Keller Sr. started a business selling blown-in insulation for homes in the local market and had 3 employees. Today, Kasson and Keller has produced, 7 different lines of windows, 3keymark-300x95 different lines of doors, a line of roll-up awnings, a line of permanent awnings and a line of jalousies. Today, Kasson Keller has 165 employees, manufactures 3 distinct brands to serve various markets: EcoShield, Modernview, and Smarter Window Systems. EcoShield vinyl replacement windows and new construction windows are designed to live in harmony with your world. The high-efficiency design cuts energy costs dramatically. The low maintenance construction fits well with busy lifestyles and with a best of class warranty; EcoShield Windows are guaranteed to work beautifully for years. You’ll save effort, save money and help save the planet. It’s a natural fit. EcoShield vinyl windows offer the best of both worlds.



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The creation of this website was assisted with a grant from National Grid, through the New York State Public Service Commission-approved Economic Development Plan.

Montgomery County Business Development Center • Old County Courthouse, 9 Park Steet, P.O. Box 1500, Fonda, NY 12068 • (518) 853-8334