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Ultralife, Mississippi State collaborate

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has teamed up with Mississippi State University to develop portable fuel cell-battery power systems for the military under a $1.6 million award to the university by the Department of Defense. MSU awarded Ultralife a $475,000 contract to ...

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Ultralife, Mississippi State collaborate

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has teamed up with Mississippi State University to develop portable fuel cell-battery power systems for the military.

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Fuel-cell work receives $2.75 million

Delphi Corp. and Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies have been awarded $2.75 million in federal funds for fuel-cell development. The funds were secured by Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, in the 2008 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill ...

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ColorCentric taps Xerox veteran

ColorCentric Corp. has tapped printing industry veteran Frank Steenburgh as its new chief marketing officer. Steenburgh, who retired as senior vice president of business growth at Xerox Corp. in 2005, will lead ColorCentric’s sales and marketing efforts. He brings more ...

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ColorCentric taps Xerox veteran

ColorCentric Corp. has tapped printing industry veteran Frank Steenburgh to be its new chief marketing officer.

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Fuel-cell work receives $2.75 million

Delphi Corp. and Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies have been awarded $2.75 million in federal funds for fuel-cell development.

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Consumer confidence at two-year low

Confidence among upstate consumers fell last month to its lowest point in more than two years, the latest consumer confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows. Overall confidence in upstate—which includes both current and future confidence—was 66.3, down from ...

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Consumer confidence at two-year low

Confidence among upstate consumers fell last month to its lowest point in more than two years, the latest consumer confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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Online job ads increase in Dec. vs. ’06

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising showed strong year-over-year gains in December, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 10,900 job ads were posted locally in December, down from 13,000 in November but up from 8,700 a year ago, a 25 percent increase. ...

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Unemployment rises, but jobs see gains

The Rochester-area economy slipped in November, with an increase in month-to-month and year-over-year jobless rates in each of the region’s six counties. The unemployment rate last month was 4.3 percent, up from 4 percent in October and 3.9 percent a ...

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Unemployment rises, but jobs see gains

The Rochester-area economy slipped in November, with an increase in month-to-month and year-over-year unemployment rates in each of the region’s six counties.

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Nov. auto sales slow down, but ’07 numbers are up

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County fell in November compared with a month earlier and a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Area dealers sold 4,148 new and used cars and trucks last month, ...

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Nov. auto sales slow down, but ’07 numbers are up

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County fell in November compared with a month earlier and a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.

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Local hiring plans outpace neighbors’ forecasts

The hiring outlook among Rochester-area businesses remains stable, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows. Half of area businesses interviewed for the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey expect to increase their staff in the first quarter, up slightly ...

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