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Ontario County firm adds staff for growth

Z-Axis Inc. started its fiscal year this month with new workers, some $250,000 worth of new equipment and plans to grow the business by at least 50 percent this year, its leader said. The company has a record backlog more ...

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Q4: Charles Roberts, vice president of operations, RF Communications

Q: This week, Harris Corp. announced plans to acquire Xerox Corp.’s building in Henrietta, a move that will consolidate your local manufacturing operations. Did the company give consideration to a site that could have handled all of RF Communications? A: ...

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Optimax, Sydor find accelerating niche market

Two local optics firms have entered an extremely small niche market as the only U.S.-based companies that provide a type of scientific equipment. Optimax Systems Inc. and Sydor Instruments LLC offer equipment used with synchrotrons, more commonly known as particle ...

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RF Communications gets $44M order

Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester has received a $44 million order to supply its tactical radio systems to a customer in Asia.

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Harris Corp. to buy Xerox site in Henrietta

Harris Corp. will purchase a building in Henrietta from Xerox Corp., a move that will consolidate its manufacturing operations at Rochester-based RF Communications. Roughly 1,150 RF workers — which is half of its local work force — will move to the facility, Harris said.

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Genesee launches seasonal brews

The Genesee Brewing Co. is launching two seasonal beers, including the recently introduced Irish Red Lager in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day, the Rochester brewery announced Monday.

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Human genome maps firm’s growth plans

Developing a cost-effective way to map the human genome is an area where businesses see opportunity, especially as the baby boomer generation ages. Creating this genetic map, which includes DNA sequencing, could lead to tailored therapies and ultimately better medical ...

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Victor firm customizes apparel, other items in quantities as small as 1

A sales call to the Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester led Timothy Maher to take action beyond making a business deal. Maher, owner of Victor-based Apparel Printers Plus, a firm that prints designs on apparel, was impressed with the work ...

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Ultralife members to leave board, filing shows

Two members of Ultralife Corp.’s board of directors will not stand for re-election at the company’s annual meeting this summer, the Newark firm said in a document filed Wednesday with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

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North American Breweries to brew new beer here, add jobs

Buffalo-based Labatt USA is introducing a new beverage next month that will be made at the Genesee Brewing Co. in Rochester, and is hiring new workers for a third shift, officials announced Wednesday.

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Programs, incentives assist manufacturing companies

The manufacturing sector in the Rochester region has shrunk over the years as new technologies emerge and service industries gain strength. But economic development agencies underscore the need to help manufacturers and to continue programs that offer incentives for employment. ...

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Kraft Foods, theater to get state grants

The village of Mount Morris will get state funding of $433,500 to restore the New Family Theater, and Kraft Foods Inc. will get $125,000 to build a new production line in Avon, Empire State Development Corp. officials announced Friday.

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Lobozzo back as JML head

Joseph Lobozzo, founder of JML Optical Industries Inc., is back at the company’s helm after stepping away from his duties as president for roughly eight months for health and family reasons. Lobozzo, 66, remained chairman but spent part of last ...

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