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Rochester Top 100: International sales pump up manufacturer

A focus on innovation has helped Liberty Pumps Inc. succeed. Charles Cook, president and CEO, said the company pays attention to what is in the market and what is needed. “Innovation sets us apart from the competition,” Cook said. Once ...

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Superhero deal set for firm: Nalgene Outdoor to make Avengers water bottles

Nalgene Outdoor products, a Rochester-based unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., has inked a deal with the Walt Disney Co. to manufacture and distribute its water bottles with the Avengers and other Marvel characters on them. The local operation also ...

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Gambling is linked to pair of city pitches

The two groups offering proposals to build on the city’s Parcel 5 on East Main Street are touting the creation of hundreds of local jobs and entertainment options for downtown with two distinct and different approaches. City documents show one ...

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Event space to open above Hart’s Grocers

A new event venue is slated to open in the city’s East End this month. Agathi Georgiou is launching the Arbor Loft, a 5,400-square-foot space above Hart’s Local Grocers on Pitkin Street. The venue, which can seat more than 300 ...

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SEC bars ex-IEC Electronics VP, suspends former controller

The Securities and Exchange Commission has barred a former corporate vice president and suspended a former controller behind false accounting at IEC Electronics Corp., following an investigation.

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Two dozen contractors on the job

The following contractors are working on the $440 million del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre, Seneca County: Accurate Acoustical Inc., East Rochester; Ajay Glass Co., Canandaigua; Billitier Electric Inc., Rochester; BME Associates, Fairport; Buffalo Hotel Supply Co., Buffalo; Cives ...

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Casino shoots to open Feb. 1

The $440 million del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre, Seneca County, is on track to open Feb. 1, its leaders said this week. The first employees have been hired with plans to add more than 1,000 workers beginning by year-end.

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Building on family firm’s legacy


(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie)   John DiMarco II is not one for a lot of back-and-forth on email. He prefers, instead, to have in-person contact. “When you’re reading something, it’s open to interpretation,” he says. “When you’re speaking to someone ...

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Sydor Instruments developing X-ray device


Sydor Instruments LLC is using a $1 million federal grant to help develop, and ultimately commercialize, a high-speed X-ray detector for the study of material behavior. The Chili firm, a division of Sydor Technologies LLC, received the award from the ...

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