Record year for GRE

< 2021 was the best year in GRE’s history with more wins on the horizon for 2022 2021 was the best year for GRE’s economic development initiatives in the Greater Rochester, NY region. More than $1 Billion of new capital investments. GRE connected companies like Plug Power, Amazon,  Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, and many others to … Continued

Toronto-based Delta-X Global Corp. to Establish U.S. HQ in Rochester, NY

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Delta-X Global Corp. has committed to establishing its US research and manufacturing headquarters in the City of Rochester, Monroe County. The Advanced Technology business,  named Delta-X Imagine,  will invest $25 million to purchase and renovate the building at 1964 Lake Ave, which is the home of AIM Photonics Testing, … Continued

KORE to Expand Operations in Monroe County

Empire State Development (ESD) announced that internet of things (IoT) solutions and management services firm KORE will expand its operations in Monroe County, moving to a new, larger location in the Town of Pittsford. The high-technology firm will grow its manufacturing operations at an existing facility located at 3750 Monroe Avenue, committing to creating up … Continued

First American Equipment Finance Reports 10 Years of Consecutive Growth

< First American Equipment Finance Reports 10 Years of Consecutive Growth After 10 consecutive years of record growth, Rochester, NY’s First American Equipment Finance opened new headquarters at the High Point campus in Victor, NY to accommodate its growing headcount. They teamed up with Rainaldi Brothers to develop a best-in-class space. Hear more about this … Continued

Optimax Growth Supported by Advanced Technologies

< Optimax growth supported by advanced technologies Optics and photonics technologies are playing an increasingly significant role in our everyday lives from the lasers and sensors in Apple’s ‘Face ID’ used to unlock your iPhone to the backup cameras in your vehicles. Rochester, NY’s Optimax is leading the way in this industry. Hear more from … Continued

Plug Power is Developing Green Hydrogen Solutions in Rochester, NY

< Plug Power is Developing Green Hydrogen Solutions in Rochester, NY Plug Power officially opened its Innovation Center in Rochester, NY.  At this site, they will make the complete fuel cell stack and electrolyzer stack. Rochester, NY is the right place for Plug Power because #Roc has significant human capital with a highly-skilled, high-tech workforce … Continued

Hillside has Tremendous Impact on Roc Community

< Hillside has Tremendous Impact on Roc Community Hillside has been serving thousands of children and families in the Rochester, NY area for nearly 185 years. They are hiring. Listen to this GRE WROC TV Why Roc segment to learn what it takes to be a good fit for Hillside. Watch this interview here.

Plug Power Begins Construction of Largest Green Hydrogen Plant in North America

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that leading alternative energy technology provider Plug Power has begun construction on a $290 million electricity substation and state-of-the-art green hydrogen fuel production facility at the Western New York Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park located in the Town of Alabama, Genesee County. Plug Power, the first tenant at the new manufacturing … Continued

Optimation Technology Joins Forces with Re:Build Manufacturing

< Optimation Technology Joins Forces with Re-Build Manufacturing Optimation Technology will join a fleet of six manufacturing companies to gain access to resources to provide total production solutions. This will create a shorter supply chain and a less expensive supply chain. Hear more from Optimation Technology’s leader in this GRE WROC Why Roc TV interview. … Continued

Constellation Brands to Establish Headquarters in Downtown Rochester

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Constellation Brands, a leading beverage alcohol company, will relocate its headquarters, currently based in Victor, Ontario County to the historic Aqueduct Building located along the Genesee River in downtown Rochester. The Fortune 500® company will invest approximately $50 million to renovate five buildings on the Aqueduct campus located between … Continued

Monroe Community College to Host Diversity Conference October 1

Monroe Community College is taking a leading role to address diversity, equity, and inclusion. MCC President DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna notes “MCC has six decades of being committed to its mission to access and opportunity for all. We’ve maintained that commitment with laser-like focus, with an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.” MCC will hold … Continued

RTMA Offers Unique Apprenticeship Program

Finger Lakes Apprenticeship Program is Career Path for Youth Seeking Educational Alternative The Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA) Finger Lakes Apprenticeship Program creates a link between students considering careers in the trades with employers. Participants gain real work experience in advanced manufacturing trades. Hear more in this GRE WROC TV Why Roc interview.

COVID-19 Related Business Resources

GRE is gathering some of the latest, most relevant information and resources available for businesses in our region. The situation sparked by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is serious and quickly evolving, making the timely dissemination of actionable intelligence essential. GRE is gathering some of the latest, most relevant information and resources available for businesses in our region. … Continued

Envative Growth in Rochester Driven By Desire for Self-Service Tech Options

Envative Growth in Rochester Driven By Desire for Self-Service Tech Options Envative, a custom software development company, is recording rising demand for Internet of Things (IoT) web and mobile applications. The company co-owner Craig Lamb discusses IT trends and his company’s growth in IoT in this GRE WROC TV Why Roc interview. Hear more.

ProAmpac Opens Collaboration and Innovation Center in Monroe County

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that leading flexible packaging manufacturer ProAmpac has officially opened its state-of-the-art Collaboration & Innovation center in the Town of Ogden, Monroe County. The company constructed a 25,000 square-foot addition onto its existing facility on Manitou Road. The innovation center will focus on packaging development and design and will also … Continued

MCC Offers Unique Associate Degree Program to Launch Careers in Optics

MCC Offers Unique Associate Degree Program to Launch Careers in Optics Monroe Community College is the only U.S. community college that offers an associate degree in optical systems technology. Anyone with strong hand-eye coordination is an excellent candidate for this program, which can launch candidates into meaningful careers in optics. Hear more in this Why Roc TV … Continued

RIT Helps Fuel New Economy in Rochester

President David Munson discusses the key role RIT plays in Rochester’s economic renaissance in this WROC TV Why Roc interview. “I think there have been a number of national polls that have come out in national studies recently talking about the tech prowess of our area and RIT is one of the spark plugs in the … Continued