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ON Semiconductor site sale complete (access required)

FabExchange, a private equity and divestiture partner, has completed the acquisition of ON Semiconductor’s Eastman Business Park location. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Marketplace shifts led to the decision to discontinue the production of the CCD image ...

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HYZON to expand Honeoye Falls facility, add 100 jobs (access required)

Hydrogen mobility and clean energy company Hyzon Motors Inc. — which last week announced plans to go public through a merger with blank-check firm Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp. in a deal that values the fuel-cell truck startup at $2.7 billion ...

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Plug Power to build gigafactory in Rochester, bring 380 jobs to region (access required)

Rochester will be home to the world’s first gigafactory dedicated to the production of hydrogen fuel cell stacks and electrolyzers, Plug Power Inc. and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer hinted at the deal in late December, ...

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Mixed-use redevelopment project begins in downtown Batavia (access required)

Construction has begun on a $2.5 million mixed-use redevelopment project in Batavia as part of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The Ellicott Place project, which was awarded $1.15 million through Batavia’s $10 million 2017 DRI win, will improve a nearly ...

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ProAmpac breaks ground on expanded facility (access required)

ProAmpac, a flexible packaging manufacturer, has broken ground on construction of its Rochester Collaboration & Innovation Center, an $8 million, 25,000-square-foot expansion of an existing facility on Manitou Road in Ogden. The center is slated to open in spring 2021. ...

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Battery company to invest $175 million at EBP, create 100 jobs (access required)

Canadian battery recovery company Li-Cycle Corp. plans to invest $175 million in its lithium-ion battery recycling hub at Eastman Business Park, creating more than 100 jobs in the process. In January 2020, Empire State Development said Li-Cycle would establish its ...

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Grow-NY competition open to applications again (access required)

The application window to enter the $3 million Grow-NY business competition is now open.  Empire State Development and the Cornell Center for Economic Development both announced on Tuesday that the competition is opening up for its second round of applications, ...

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Biosciences company to construct $17 million plant at Eastman Business Park (access required)

Bio-performance company GreenLight Biosciences Inc. plans to construct a pilot plant at a building at Eastman Business Park (EBP). The project will create up to 30 jobs that will support the production of GreenLight’s ribonucleic acid-based solutions for the agriculture and ...

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Canadian battery recovery company coming to Eastman Business Park (access required)

A Canadian battery recovery company plans to set up operations at Eastman Business Park, creating roughly two-dozen jobs in its first year of operation. Li-Cycle Corp., a North American lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, will establish its first U.S.-based facility ...

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Three local companies win commercialization competition (access required)

Three local companies have been named winners of the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition. Each company will receive $50,000 for commercialization efforts. Rochester’s Circle Optics Inc., Combine Energies LLC and Molecular Glasses Inc. joined startups in Ithaca, New York City and Woodbury ...

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