O-AT-KA Milk Products Cooperative plans to build a 20,000-square-foot expansion onto its production facility in the city of Batavia. A state grant of $750,000 was announced Wednesday, Jan. 10, for the $34.5 million project, which also includes incentives from the ...Read More »
Monroe Community College graduates 60 welding students a year, but that’s still not enough to fill the demand from local companies. And that’s not a unique situation. In the 2014-15 school year, 565 people graduated from a variety of advanced manufacturing programs at MCC and from other regional colleges, yet those graduates met just 63.1 percent of the demand for people with those skills. So says “Measuring Middle-Skill Occupational Gaps Within the Western New York Regional Economy,” a September 2017 report compiled by a team of MCC and state and regional economic development programs.Read More »
The new downtown campus for Monroe Community College has been named winner of the Project of the Year Award by the Genesee Valley Branch of the American Public Works Association, or APWA. The award, in the “structures greater than $75 ...Read More »
VisualDx, a company that develops medical imaging computer software, will expand its downtown Rochester offices by 5,000 square feet with the help of $700,000 in state and regional grants and tax breaks. Empire State Development announced the development Wednesday, Dec. ...Read More »
A Rochester construction firm has won a contract to build a 136,000-square-foot exposition center at the New York State Fairgrounds, state officials announced this week. The state awarded the nearly $63 million, design-and-build contract to HBP Joint Venture, a partnership ...Read More »
Imagine Monroe, formerly the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency, has approved financial assistance for two area projects expected to retain four jobs and create four new jobs. 49 Stone Street LLC, a Schenectady County-based property development company, will purchase ...
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The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council will receive $63.9 million for regional projects next year, part of an $800 million pot available to 10 REDCs statewide. The announcement was made in Albany Wednesday by Empire State Development President and ...Read More »
Construction on Upstate New York’s first TITLE Boxing Club, a boutique fitness franchise, is underway in Pittsford Square. The boxing club, filling 2,300 square feet of plaza space at 3240 Monroe Ave., is scheduled to open in early January. TITLE ...Read More »
Imagine Monroe, formerly the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency, has approved financial assistance for two projects that will create or retain more than 90 jobs. Sirness Vending Services, a Gates-based vending and micro-market food service operation, will convert its ...
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TruForm Manufacturing Corp. has expanded its North Clinton Avenue facility with the addition of 21 employees, increasing its total staff to more than 60. The sheet metal component manufacturer was awarded up to $350,000 through Empire State Development’s Excelsior Jobs ...Read More »
The town of Riga is home to Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.’s newest manufacturing facility. The plant, which will service customers throughout Upstate New York, will produce many of the company’s signature lawn and garden products including mulches, premium topsoil and garden ...Read More »
ON Semiconductor plans to add more than 30 jobs at its Eastman Business Park facility over the next two years. ON is focused on energy efficient innovations in an effort to reduce global energy use. The manufacturer offers a portfolio ...Read More »
Residents and visitors of Charlotte and the Greater Rochester area will have a chance to voice their opinions and share ideas this weekend for redeveloping the Port of Rochester. The City of Rochester, the Community Design Center Rochester and the ...Read More »
Rochester’s 10th largest commercial printer is growing. Panther Graphics Inc. has added a new offset printing press at its Central Avenue facility, adding 10 jobs in the process. The printing solutions manufacturer will receive up to $150,000 from Empire State ...Read More »