Amphenol seeks to relocate Sidney manufacturing plant

Video: New York State senator John Bonacic inspects flooding at the Amphenol manufacturing facility in Sidney on September 9, 2011. From Bonacic's YouTube channel.

After sustaining major damage from flooding twice in five years, Amphenol -- one of Delaware County's largest employers, with about 1200 employees -- is looking to relocate its Sidney plant.

A memo from Amphenol senior vice president Gary Anderson to the plant's employees, obtained today by the Watershed Post, indicates that the company is seeking to relocate locally.

The Daily Star and WBNG have both reported earlier this week on the company's planned move.

The memo from Anderson, dated Wednesday, October 5:

Amphenol Memo, October 5, 2011