Exhibit “A-1“

 

 APPLICATION SUMMARY

 

Replacement Power

 

Company:                                  BMP America, Inc.

 

Location:                                   Medina, New York

                                                         

County:                                     Orleans

 

IOU:                                          Niagara Mohawk

 

Business Activity:                    Manufacture of textile components for business machines

 

Project Description:                  The project will include a 40,000-square-foot expansion of the company’s present site. This will allow for new machinery necessary to expand into new markets and create a safe, efficient environment for current production. The project cost will include land, building expansion, slitter machinery, sewing cell expansion, warehouse racks and felt equipment and felt- inspection rig.

 

Prior Application:                     No

 

Existing Allocations:                None

 

Power Request:                        120 kW

                                                  

Power Recommended:             120 kW

 

Job Commitment:     

               Existing                       120 jobs

               New                             10 jobs

                                                         

New Jobs/Power Ratio:            83 jobs/MW

 

New Jobs -

Avg. Wage and Benefits          $35,000

 

Capital Investment:                  $2,060,000

 

Capital Investment                   $ 1,716,66 /MW

Per MW

 

Summary:                                  BMP America specializes in the design and manufacturing of textile-related components primarily used in business machines. BMP is able to supply technically innovative textiles that meet its customers’ needs. Principal customers include Xerox, Kodak, HP and IBM.  The company is looking to diversify its customer base by supplying the customer appliances market with engineered textile products.