Fifth Annual Roc Holiday Village Begins December 1

Seventeen Days of Magical Holiday Experiences in Downtown Rochester Free ice skating, live music, and unique shopping opportunities are part of this year’s Roc Holiday Village, located at Martin Luther King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square in downtown Rochester, NY. It’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season and also buy gifts from … Continued

Mosaic Microsystems Lands Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Contract

Mosaic Microsystem, an important player in Rochester, NY’s semiconductor ecosystem, secures federal contract Mosaic Microsystems, a pioneer in advanced microelectronic packaging for the semiconductor industry, creates advantaged ways to connect chips to photonics and the outside world. The company’s innovations recently helped them secure a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract from the Department … Continued

Debut of Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival in Livingston County

Event set for October 20-21 at Geneseo Village Park Iron Smoke Distillery’s Tommy Brunett is the chief trailblazer behind the premier Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival set for October 20-21 at Geneseo Village Park in Livingston County. The theme of this festival is to “cultivate the uncommon” of whiskey, music, and local food.  Hear more in this … Continued

GRE Receives 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council

GRE’s award-winning program supports the growth of second-stage companies in the Greater Rochester, NY region Rochester, NY – Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) received a 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The award was bestowed specifically for the organization’s work in the Business Retention and Expansion Initiatives category … Continued

Rochester Hispanic Business Association Names Alex Castro of PathStone the Hispanic Businessperson of the Year

< Resiliency, Patience, and Communication are keys to Alex Castro’s Success Alex Castro, president and CEO of PathStone Corporation, was selected as the Rochester Hispanic Business Association’s Hispanic Businessperson of the year because of the significant, positive contribution he has made to the Hispanic community in the Greater Rochester area. Hear more in this GRE … Continued

French Based Unither Pharmaceuticals Celebrates 10 Years in Henrietta, NY

< Unither Pharmaceuticals, a world leading contract development and manufacturing organization of pharmaceutical products, continues to grow in Henrietta, NY. Unither’s expertise in the liquid single dose unit, sterile and non-sterile with innovative products such as its non-sterile liquid stick-pack and sterile blow-fill-seal products is driving its growth. Thanks to the great highway infrastructure in … Continued

HP Hood to Grow Operations in Genesee County

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that dairy product manufacturer HP Hood will grow its operations in Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park. The project will include the addition of new processing systems, along with other upgrades which will allow the company to increase capacity for the production of additional extended-shelf-life (ESL) beverages at the Batavia facility. … Continued

Karma Sauce Kicks it Up a Notch in Rochester, NY

< The local hot sauce company recently announced an expansion to keep up with the growing demand for its internationally recognized sauces. Rochester, NY’s Karma Sauce produces all-natural gourmet hot sauces for retail, wholesale, and private label. The sauces are sourced by the many farms and ingredients located in the Greater Rochester, NY region, bringing … Continued

Ambrell’s Induction Heating Helps Businesses with Green Technology

< Ambrell Corporation is a global leader in the induction heating market, and is renowned for its application and engineering expertise. Ambrell’s induction heating solutions are used for a wide array of applications including brazing, soldering, annealing, curing, heat staking, and shrink fitting for semiconductor, automobile, airplane, and product packaging manufacturers. Induction heating offers a … Continued

AMD to establish state-of-the-art research and design facility in Monroe County

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that AMD, a California-based designer of high-performance semiconductors, has chosen to grow its next generation technology business in New York State. The company has established state-of-the-art research and design facilities in spaces at the Linden Oaks Office Park in Monroe County, and at the Westgate Business Park in the Village … Continued

Camp Hard Hat Introduces Youth to the World of Construction

< The week-long camp allows local students to learn and participate in community-based construction projects. Camp Hard Hat has been introducing local students ages 12-15 to the world of construction through community-based projects for the past 10 years. Campers are taught the principles of design, construction, project safety, and the power of teamwork as they … Continued

The National Esports Association is Headquartered in Rochester, NY

< The NEA is working with government, corporate, and educational systems to engage and educate youth. Esports has been rapidly growing in popularity on a global scale, and Rochester, NY is home to the National Esports Association (NEA), which is ranked #3 among major organizations on the cutting-edge of gaming by Yahoo Sports. The NEA … Continued

Frintz Launches Delivery of Free High-Quality Photos to Consumers

< Companies that advertise with Frintz receive a 100% open rate as ads get delivered with the photos. Headquartered in Rochester, NY, Frintz delivers free high-quality photos to consumers, and a 100% open rate for advertisers as the ads are included with the photos; a win for both consumers and businesses. Photos are ordered through … Continued

The Strong Museum’s $65 Million Expansion Opens Friday, June 30th

< The 90,000 sq ft multi-level expansion celebrates video and board games with several interactive exhibits. The Strong Museum’s $65 million expansion will feature interactive exhibits including Hasbro Game Park, which is an expansive outdoor board game exhibit where visitors can explore a larger-than-life landscape inspired by classic board games fit for guests of all … Continued

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Begins Friday, June 23rd

< The Festival’s 20th anniversary will feature more than 2,000 artists from around the world. The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival returns for its 20th anniversary, June 23rd through July 1st. Nineteen venues in downtown Rochester, NY, will host 300 shows (100 are free!) performed for an estimated festival crowd of 200,000. The world-famous festival … Continued

Growth of Eastman Kodak’s Coating Substrates used in EV Battery Manufacturing

< The battery initiative is one of four growth initiatives which leverage Kodak’s legacy strengths in chemicals, layering and coating and roll-to-roll manufacturing. Eastman Kodak is leveraging its expertise in coating and roll-to-roll manufacturing to expand into coating substrates used in EV battery manufacturing. The existing infrastructure, machinery, and people at Eastman Kodak makes the … Continued

Roc Paper Straws Becomes Wegmans New Paper Straw Supplier

< Roc Paper Straws can now be found in all Wegmans restaurants and stores. The partnership between the two Rochester-based companies began when Wegmans’ Sustainability Coordinator, Marie McNally, read a story about Roc Paper Straw’s grand opening. Wegmans ran a test-pilot with Roc Paper Straws in their Amore and Next Door restaurants, and customers much … Continued