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A Tribute to the Top 100

How do you take the measure of the local economy? Truth be told, there’s no single way to do it. The spectrum of business activity here is too broad, too diverse.   But that doesn’t mean we lack reliable indicators ...

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KEEPING THE BEAT

ICardiac Technologies Inc. wants to ensure it holds onto its scientific advantage in the years to come.   "We have been actually working for quite a while on the next generation of research to help us assess cardiac safety liabilities ...

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BULLISH ON THE FUTURE

Robert Jackson sees automation as a key in his firm’s growth plans.   "Robotic welding and laser cutting help reduce the cost in production," said Jackson, president and CEO of Jackson Welding Supply Co. Inc., which does business as Jackson ...

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THE PATH TO THE TOP

First timers on the Top 100 list of fastest-growing privately held businesses credit strong customer support and dedicated staffers for driving unprecedented growth in the face of a sluggish economy.   Five of these firms gained and retained customers and, ...

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2013 Top 100: TOP EXECUTIVES, FIRMS

Longtime entrepreneurs and relative newcomers lead the companies on the 2013 list 1 | IRONWOOD HEAVY HIGHWAY LLC (TERRY TREE SERVICE LLC) Vegetation management and construction management Thomas Terry III, president; Timothy Pope, vice president; William Bauman, chief financial officer ...

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Climbing To The Top

When nature threatens to devastate landscapes, Terry Tree Service LLC and Ironwood Heavy Highway LLC move into high gear.     The two Chili-based companies-led by Thomas Terry III and Timothy Pope-support federal, state and local governments in disaster relief efforts ...

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And The Survey Says

The strengthening economy has brought lucrative opportunities for the companies on the Rochester Top 100 list. These firms have managed to retain customers and add staff-and they expect the next three years to bring even more success. The Rochester Business ...

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An Era of Growth

The 27th Rochester Top 100 luncheon is expected to be the last for Sandra Parker as president and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance Inc., an organization she has led since January 2005. She previously was president and chief operating ...

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They’re No. 1

The top spot on the 2013 Rochester Top 100 goes to Ironwood Heavy Highway LLC (Terry Tree Service LLC). The companies shot to the top this year after not appearing on the list of the region’s fastest-growing private companies in ...

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Growth Divine For These Nine

Nine companies that appear on the 2013 Rochester Top 100 also appeared on the first lists, published in 1987 or 1988:   Bob Johnson Chevrolet ranked No. 21 in 1987 and is No. 11 on the 2013 list. It has ...

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Staying On Top Is Tough

Sustainable growth is an environmentalist watchword, but the concept can apply equally to businesses.   Businesses must keep growing to survive. But they also need to manage growth, making sure not to get bigger or grow faster than they can ...

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Home Sweet Home

Reuniting Michael Haymes and Jeffrey Hoffman with Thomas Schnorr has paid off for Re/Max Realty Group.   Less than two years ago, Schnorr merged his firm, Re/Max First, with Re/Max Realty Group, led by Haymes and Hoffman, in a move ...

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2013 Philanthropy Award Program

National Philanthropy Day 2013; Change the World with a Giving Heart Nov. 1, 2013 ï Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration 11:15 a.m. VIP reception for honorees and sponsors, 11:30 a.m. – noon, Riverside Court Luncheon ...

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Honors go to individuals for making a difference

The 2013 Greater Rochester Awards will honor 18 individuals and four organizations for their contributions to the area’s non-profits.   The event is presented by the Rochester Business Journal and the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and sponsored by ...

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The benefits of music just get better with age

When Roy Stein was a teen in the 1970s, he spent weekends sneaking into the Penny Arcade on Lake Avenue to see rocker Lou Gramm sing lead vocals for Black Sheep. Two years later, the East Irondequoit native was on ...

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