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U.S. Army expands
Ultralife contract

The U.S. Army wants more locally made batteries–$1.26 million worth of them. The Army’s Communications and Electronics Command in Fort Monmouth, N.J., exercised a contract option to purchase the additional lithium batteries from Ultralife Batteries Inc., based in Newark, Wayne ...

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Weiner named
Eurotronics president

Fairport-based Eurotronics Co. has promoted its vice president of research and development to president. Frank Weiner served as a vice president for three years before being named president last week. He was assigned expanded responsibilities earlier this year. The appointment ...

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Former ad-agency VP
sues over severance pay

A former Saatchi & Saatchi Business Communications Inc. vice president claims the advertising firm withheld more than $40,000 in severance pay due him when he was let go last year. Robert Davison filed his suit alleging the severance-pay shortfall in ...

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Eastman Chemical
to cut labor costs

Eastman Chemical Co. intends to reduce labor costs by $325 million by 2000. No layoffs are planned, Eastman Chemical spokeswoman Martha Lawson said, and no impact on Rochester workers is anticipated. Cost reductions will be achieved through a mix of ...

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Frontier, Midwest unions
reach agreements

Frontier Corp. has settled contracts with two Communications Workers of America unions, both in other states. The CWA Local 1170 in Rochester and Frontier plan to meet Monday at 10 a.m., following up on a meeting this week. That meeting ...

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Vice chairman Prezzano
to retire from Kodak

The vice chairman of Eastman Kodak Co., also the leader of its efforts in China, plans to retire. Wilbur Prezzano, 55, chairman and president of the company’s Greater China Region, will leave Kodak, effective Jan. 1. “The company is losing ...

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M&T tops list of local SBA lenders For the second year in a row, M&T Bank is the top-ranking U.S. Small Business Administration lender for the Rochester region. According to data released by the SBA for its 1996 fiscal year ...

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Vice chairman Prezzano
to retire from Kodak

The vice chairman of Eastman Kodak Co., also the leader of its efforts in China, plans to retire. Wilbur Prezzano, 55, chairman and president of the company’s Greater China Region, will leave Kodak, effective Jan. 1. “The company is losing ...

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Frontier, Midwest unions
reach agreements

Frontier Corp. has settled contracts with two Communications Workers of America unions, both in other states. The CWA Local 1170 in Rochester and Frontier plan to meet Monday at 10 a.m., following up on a meeting this week.

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Eastman Chemical
to cut labor costs

Eastman Chemical Co. intends to reduce labor costs by $325 million by 2000. No layoffs are planned, Eastman Chemical spokeswoman Martha Lawson said, and no impact on Rochester workers is anticipated. Cost reductions will be achieved through a mix of ...

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Barnes & Noble to open second area store Barnes & Noble Inc. is scheduled to open its second Rochester-area store Nov. 5 at 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. in Greece. The 22,000-square-foot store will stock more than 150,000 titles. The ...

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Cellular One starts
Internet service

Cellular One today joined the increasingly competitive local Internet service provider business. The wireless communications provider introduced Internet by Cellular One, which uses traditional landline connections, company officials said. It is part of Cellular One’s efforts to expand into non-wireless ...

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Dennis Mullen named
Curtice Burns CEO

Dennis Mullen will take over as CEO of Curtice Burns Foods Inc. on Jan. 3, the company announced today. Mullen, 42, will replace Roy Myers, 65, who is retiring. Mullen this year was promoted from president of Comstock Michigan Fruit ...

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Thompson bias claim
against SBA rejected

The U.S. Small Business Administration did not discriminate against auto dealer Jesse Thompson, a federal judge has ruled. Thompson, CEO of the Duryea Ford and Heritage Toyota car dealerships in Brockport, named the SBA in an action he filed last ...

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Thompson bias claim
against SBA rejected

The U.S. Small Business Administration did not discriminate against auto dealer Jesse Thompson, a federal judge has ruled. Thompson, CEO of the Duryea Ford and Heritage Toyota car dealerships in Brockport, named the SBA in an action he filed last ...

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