Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Brookhaven Lab Added Over $40 Million to the Long Island Economy in 2007

Abstract:
Brookhaven National Laboratory purchased $40.2 million worth of supplies and services from Long Island businesses in fiscal year (FY) 2007, a period from October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2007.

Brookhaven Lab Added Over $40 Million to the Long Island Economy in 2007

UPTON, NY | Posted on January 28th, 2008

In addition to Brookhaven's buying goods and services from Long Island vendors, most of the Laboratory's approximately 2,700 employees live in Suffolk County and shop on Long Island. All told, employee salaries, wages and fringe benefits amounted to $283.8 million, or 55.6 percent of the Laboratory's total budget of $510.2 million in FY2007.

Owned and primarily funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Laboratory creates and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government personnel for basic and applied research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, and energy technologies.

Brookhaven's total procurement budget in FY2007 was approximately $181.5 million. Out of that amount, the Laboratory spent about $13.8 million on 467 purchases in Nassau County, and $26.4 million on 2,786 purchases in Suffolk County.

Mary-Faith Healey, manager of Brookhaven's Procurement and Property Management Office, which handles purchasing for the Laboratory, said, "We try to do business locally whenever we can. The significant amount that the Lab spends on goods and services each year can certainly help to bolster the local economy."

Brookhaven's top three vendors in FY2007 were E.W. Howell Co., Inc., of Woodbury; H.O. Penn Machinery Co. of Holtsville; and Advanced Energy Systems, Inc. of Medford. E.W. Howell received by far the largest amount - over $10 million - for completing the construction of the 94,500-sqare-foot Center for Functional Nanomaterials. Begun in 2005, construction of the $81 million facility, which will enhance scientists' ability to investigate the properties of materials at nanoscale dimensions, was completed in May 2007. It is expected to be fully operating, with all state-of-the-art scientific equipment installed, within the first half of this year.

The Laboratory purchased a generator and uninterrupted power supply from H.O. Penn Machinery for approximately $1.59 million to provide power to the IBM Blue Gene supercomputer located on its site if the regular supply of electricity is interrupted. Known as New York Blue, the supercomputer is the world's fastest for general users, capable of performing up to 100 trillion calculations per second. The supercomputer is the centerpiece of the New York Center for Computational Sciences, which fosters research collaborations among research institutions, universities and companies throughout New York State.

Brookhaven Lab paid the third top vendor in FY2007 - Advanced Energy Systems, Inc. - approximately $1.58 million for providing detailed engineering and fabrication support for a superconducting radiofrequency (RF) cavity and a cryomodule for a superconducting RF electron gun that generates a high-power, high-brightness electron beam for use in energy-recovery linear accelerators. Brookhaven's Collider-Accelerator Department is building a prototype of this electron gun to demonstrate that it can efficiently accelerate electrons and recycle energy for use in the eRHIC collider, a planned upgrade to Brookhaven's giant particle accelerator, the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider.

####

About Brookhaven National Laboratory
One of ten national laboratories overseen and primarily funded by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers. Brookhaven is operated and managed for DOE's Office of Science by Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited-liability company founded by the Research Foundation of State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, the largest academic user of Laboratory facilities, and Battelle, a nonprofit, applied science and technology organization. Visit Brookhaven Lab's electronic newsroom for links, news archives, graphics, and more: www.bnl.gov/newsroom

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Diane Greenberg
631 344-2347


Mona S. Rowe
631 344-5056

Copyright © Brookhaven National Laboratory

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Simple attraction: Researchers control protein release from nanoparticles without encapsulation: U of T Engineering discovery stands to improve reliability and fabrication process for treatments to conditions such as spinal cord damage and stroke May 28th, 2016

Scientists illuminate a hidden regulator in gene transcription: New super-resolution technique visualizes important role of short-lived enzyme clusters May 27th, 2016

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat May 27th, 2016

Deep Space Industries and SFL selected to provide satellites for HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder mission: The privately-funded space-based global wireless signal monitoring system will be developed by Deep Space Industries and UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory May 26th, 2016

Laboratories

Revealing the nature of magnetic interactions in manganese oxide: New technique for probing local magnetic interactions confirms 'superexchange' model that explains how the material gets its long-range magnetic order May 25th, 2016

ORNL demonstrates large-scale technique to produce quantum dots May 21st, 2016

Scientists take a major leap toward a 'perfect' quantum metamaterial: Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley researchers lead study that uses trapped atoms in an artificial crystal of light May 13th, 2016

Atomic force microscope reveals molecular ghosts: Mapping molecules with atomic precision expands toolbox for designing new catalytic reactions May 11th, 2016

Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

Albertan Science Lab Opens in India May 7th, 2016

SUNY Poly Partnership with Japan's New Energy and Industrial Development Organization Drives Investment in and Installation of Emerging ‘Green’ Technologies at World-Class 'Zero Energy Nano' Building March 22nd, 2016

Composite Pipe Long Term Testing Facility February 10th, 2016

SUNY Poly and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce New $500M R&D Program in Albany To Accelerate Next Generation Chip Technology: Arrival of Second Cutting Edge EUV Lithography Tool Launches New Patterning Center That Will Generate Over 100 New High Tech Jobs at SUNY Poly February 9th, 2016

Announcements

Simple attraction: Researchers control protein release from nanoparticles without encapsulation: U of T Engineering discovery stands to improve reliability and fabrication process for treatments to conditions such as spinal cord damage and stroke May 28th, 2016

Scientists illuminate a hidden regulator in gene transcription: New super-resolution technique visualizes important role of short-lived enzyme clusters May 27th, 2016

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat May 27th, 2016

Deep Space Industries and SFL selected to provide satellites for HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder mission: The privately-funded space-based global wireless signal monitoring system will be developed by Deep Space Industries and UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory May 26th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic