The New MCC FWD Center Offers Training for Tech-Oriented Careers

< MCC’s New FWD Center Offers Training for Tech-Oriented Careers Monroe Community College’s FWD Center is a workforce development training initiative designed t lift up the Greater Rochester, NY region. This program offers work-based technical learning opportunities and active job placement for Rochester, NY residents, including underrepresented communities. MCC president Dr. DeAnna Burt Nanna provides … Continued

Finalists for Round Four of Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Business Competition Announced

Empire State Development (ESD) and Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) today announced the 20 finalists selected to take part in year four of Grow-NY, a food and agriculture business competition focused on enhancing the emerging food, beverage, and agriculture innovation cluster in Central New York, the Finger Lakes, and the Southern Tier. … Continued

V Technical Textiles Growing in Newark

< V Technical Textiles is a leader in the $50 billion specialty fabrics industry V Technical Textiles produces specialty fabrics to support a wide range of industries from electronics, aerospace, automotive, military, and defense sectors. V Technical Textiles’ Gretchen Reed shared more about this innovative company in the latest Greater Rochester Enterprise WROC-TV Channel 8 … Continued

Corning Incorporated to Invest $139M in Rochester, NY

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced support for Corning Incorporated’s investment to grow its operations in Western New York. The company will expand operations at two Monroe County locations, aimed at meeting demand in the rapidly growing semiconductor market and supporting increasing stability in this vital supply chain. Corning’s expansion efforts will create over 270 new … Continued

GRE Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

< GRE Celebrates 20 Years of Supporting Business Growth in the Greater Rochester, NY Region Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise’s president and CEO, discusses the significant business growth successes the organization has garnered over its 20-year history in this Greater Rochester Enterprise WROC-TV Channel 8 Why Roc interview.

RIT Certified Addresses Skills Gap

< RIT Will Create New Workforce Training and Development Programs RIT Certified will create new workforce training and development programs for the evolving job market. Dennis Di Lorenzo, the Chief Business Officer of the initiative, shares more in this Greater Rochester Enterprise WROC-TV Channel 8 Why Roc interview.

Premier Packaging Corporation Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Rochester, NY

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that Premier Packaging Corporation has officially opened a 105,000 square-foot, newly constructed, manufacturing facility in Wiregrass Business Park in the Town of Henrietta, Monroe County. The company which provides paper board packaging to some of the country’s largest digital photo finishing, food packaging, and medical device companies built the … Continued

What is new at the 2022 Rochester International Jazz Festival

< Headliners to perform free shows at this year’s Rochester Jazz Festival. This year’s Rochester Jazz Festival deliver more than 325 performances, including 130 free shows, across 19 open-air and indoor venues in Rochester. Hear what’s new at this year’s Rochester International Jazz Festival in this GRE WROC Why Roc TV interview.

Ocean Insight Doubles Down on Rochester

< Ocean Insight to create 100 new jobs in Rochester Ocean Insight, a photonics company that makes a series of industrial sensors that help factories work more efficiently, will create 100 new jobs in Rochester. The region’s strength in optics and photonics as well as partnerships with the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, … Continued

KORE Wireless Expands Rochester Operations

< KORE Wireless Continues to Expand in Rochester KORE senior leaders are delighted with the caliber of talent they’ve found in Rochester, NY to support the company’s IoT managed services. Hear more about KORE’s expansion in this GRE WROC Why Roc TV interview.

Ocean Insight to Expand in Monroe County and Create up to 100 New Jobs

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Ocean Insight, a spectroscopic systems developer and manufacturer, is ready to expand its Monroe County operations and committing to creating up to 100 new jobs over the next five years. Ocean Insight cited the significant resources and expertise available in the Finger Lakes region related to photonics and imaging … Continued

Li-Cycle Enters Next Phase of Growth in Rochester, NY

< Li-Cycle Enters Next Phase of Growth in Rochester, NY Li-Cycle continues to grow at Eastman Business Park because Rochester, NY has the infrastructure and talented workforce this company needs for the new energy economy. Hear more about Li-Cycle’s growth plans in this GRE WROC Why Roc TV interview.

CooperVision Expands in Rochester

< CooperVision Continues to Expand in Rochester, NY The Rochester region has a wonderful talent pool that factored into CooperVision’s decision to invest $62 million and create more than 170 jobs here. Hear more about CooperVision’s expansion in this GRE WROC Why Roc TV interview.

RDDC Launches New Series of Events

< Rochester Downtown Development Corp (RDDC) Launches New Series of Events to Enhance Vitality of the City of Rochester. One of RDDC’s exciting new events is a Window Walk. Local artists are encouraged to participate in this art installation to enhance the streets of downtown Rochester, NY. Hear more in this GRE WROC Why Roc … Continued

CooperVision will Invest $62 Million to Expand Operations at Two Monroe County Locations and Create More than 170 Jobs

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that CooperVision will expand operations at two separate locations in Monroe County, creating to up to 173 new jobs.  Citing an increase in global demand for its contact lenses and a growing product portfolio, the company will invest more than $38 million to significantly renovate its current facility and expand, … Continued

Imagine RIT returns to Campus April 23

< Imagine RIT returns to RIT campus Saturday, April 23, 2022 Imagine RIT strives to inspire the next generation of problem solvers by connecting young people to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. The festival returns to the RIT campus this Saturday, April 23. Find out what’s new at this year’s … Continued

Optimax Systems, Inc. will Expand Operations Again in Wayne County

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that optics manufacturer Optimax Systems Inc., located in the Town of Ontario, Wayne County, is again expanding its operations. The company will invest $20 million to attach a 36,000 square-foot addition to its existing facility on Dean Parkway. The expanded operations, with support from ESD, will allow Optimax Systems … Continued

Sessler Wrecking and Sessler Environmental Services Reshaping Rochester, NY Landscape

< Sessler Wrecking and Sessler Environmental Services Continue to Grow in Greater Rochester, NY Region Sessler Wrecking and Sessler Environmental Services have played essential roles in some of the most notable redevelopment projects in the Greater Rochester, NY region. Clearing the way for developments like the new Amazon fulfillment center and Frederick Douglass Susan B. … Continued