Solid Surfaces Inc. changed owners in January and is now changing names. A provider of custom countertops from its location at 1 Townline Circle in Brighton, the company as of Thursday will be known as Premier Surfaces. Gregg Sadwick, president ...Read More »
Donald Batesky shakes a small bottle to show off the chemical crystals inside. To this 85-year-old chemist, shiny crystals of chemical compounds are a thing of beauty. Their formation signals that the chemical is pure, he explains, as he shows ...Read More »
AmesburyTruth Inc. will lay off all 142 members of its Henrietta workforce when it closes the former Schlegel Systems plant in 2018. The Edina, Minn.-based company filed a Worker Adjustment and Retaining Notification, or WARN, with the New York State ...Read More »
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 »
Business activity showed strong growth in November, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey shows. Although the general business conditions index fell 11 points from October, it remained in positive territory at 19.4. The new orders ...
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The business school at Clarkson University in Potsdam has been renamed in honor of Victor entrepreneur David D. Reh, former president and owner of Gorbel, a manufacturer of industrial work-station cranes, and of Retrotech, a manufacturer of automated warehouse retrieval ...Read More »
Vuzix Corp. on Thursday reported a third-quarter net loss of $5.5 million, despite a 140 percent increase in sales. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, the Henrietta developer of smart glasses, augmented reality and virtual reality technologies and products posted ...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 »
Eastman Kodak Co. shares plummeted Thursday morning following an after-market earnings call Wednesday that delivered weak third-quarter results. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, Kodak delivered a net loss of $46 million, compared with earnings of $12 million in the ...Read More »
Tucked away in a quiet corner of Gates sits Innex Innovative Industries, a modest machine shop entering its seventh year in Rochester, employing just under 50 employees. Yet, behind the scenes of the understated storefront, big things are happening. Kilns fire and ...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 »
Alleson Athletics, the Rochester-based manufacturer of team sports uniforms, is being acquired by Badger Sportswear of North Carolina, an industry leader in clothing made for fans of sports teams. “Both Badger Sportswear and Alleson Athletic are known for affordable, high-quality ...Read More »
Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. reported a sales increase in one local segment, while another posted a 5 percent decline in the first quarter. For the first quarter ended Sept. 29, Harris’ Space and Intelligence Systems, formerly Exelis Geospatial Systems, had ...
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