BMP America Inc. broke ground today on a $1.9 million expansion project at its facility in Medina.
The 40,000-square-foot expansion, expected to be completed this spring, will add 20 jobs to the 105 already there. New machinery and equipment also will be added.
BMP America, which has been in Orleans County since the early 1980s, specializes in the design and manufacture of engineered-textile components and assemblies used in copiers, printers and other business machines. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Andrew Industries, a U.K.-based manufacturing company.
The expansion was first reported in the Oct. 26 print edition of the Rochester Business Journal.
â€œWe supply technically innovative products to our customers located around the world and are very proud of the fact that we were able to expand operations locally,â€ said BMP America president Peter Millicia.
The project was helped by the stateâ€™s Empire Zone program, which provides tax credits and other incentives to businesses, Millicia added.
The Governorâ€™s Office for Small Cities also is providing a $150,000 grant to upgrade the Medina Business Park, where BMP is located.
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