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

French Company La Fermière to Construct $25 Million Production Facility in Genesee County

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that La Fermière, a family-owned French yogurt and desserts company, will establish its U.S. production operations in New York State. The company has committed to constructing a 45,000 square-foot yogurt and dairy desserts production facility at Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in Batavia, with plans for future, additional expansion. As a … Continued

Great Lakes Gaming to Open Esports Facility

< Great Lakes Gaming to Open Esports Facility Ben Garvey, president of Great Lakes Gaming, discusses his vision for his company’s new state-of-the-art esports facility set to open at Innovation Square in downtown Rochester, NY. He discusses the company’s plans in Rochester, NY in this GRE WROC TV Why Roc interview. More details here.

GRE February 2022 E-News

Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) reports four business growth project wins already in 2022. Precision Optical Transceivers, Baldwin Richardson Foods, Ionomr Innovations, and Sydor Optics announced expansions in the Greater Rochester, NY region. Read more in GRE’s latest newsletter.

Ionomr Bringing Cleantech Jobs to Rochester, NY

< Ionomr Bringing Cleantech Jobs to Rochester, NY Cleantech company Ionomr is expanding in the Greater Rochester, NY region. “We are looking at Rochester for expansion based upon the long history in electrochemistry and chemistry, as well as the emerging hydrogen activity from the likes of people like Plug Power and Hyzon that are located … Continued

Clean Energy Technology Firm Ionomr Innovations Will Open R&#038;D Facility in Rochester, NY

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that Vancouver-based clean energy technology firm Ionomr Innovations will establish its U.S. fuel cell and green hydrogen electrolysis research and development center in the Greater Rochester area. The company will renovate space located at Metro Business Park in the Town of Brighton, Monroe County to create a customer applications … Continued

Governor Hochul Announces $50 Million Expansion for Baldwin Richardson Foods in Wayne County

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that custom ingredient maker Baldwin Richardson Foods is investing $50 million to expand its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Wayne County. The company plans to make necessary equipment, technology and construction investments at the facilities located in the Towns of Macedon and Williamson in an effort to meet the changing requirements … Continued