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Food experts discuss what the consumer wants (access required)

Consumers want their food choices to be fresh, local, “clean,” healthy, decadent, plant-based, full of taste, packaged in a recycled container, and made by a company that has a social conscience and doesn’t harm the environment. Those were some of ...

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Optics manufacturer invests in Henrietta facility, to add 23 jobs (access required)

Optics manufacturer Viavi Solutions Inc. is growing its operations in the town of Henrietta, following the acquisition of RPC Photonics last year. Empire State Development officials said the company would create up to 23 jobs and retain 44 at the ...

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Rochester startup partners with Alfred University to create energy jobs (access required)

Empire State Development has approved MicroEra Power Inc. as the first START-UP NY firm to be located at the AHEAD Energy facility at Metro Park in Rochester. The company, which will partner with Alfred University through the program, plans to ...

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DuPont increases Rochester employment by one-third following probiotics expansion (access required)

DuPont Nutrition & Health has added 33 staffers and increased its overall production capacity in Rochester by 70 percent since completing its expansion in March. “The facility and the process itself was a two and a half-year process from the ...

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Economic development incentives approved for two area manufacturers (access required)

Incentives from Empire State Development will help two area manufacturers expand their businesses, adding up to 60 jobs, officials said this week. In Monroe County, medical case manufacturer and distributor Fieldtex Products Inc. will move its operations from its current ...

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Grow-NY competition will encourage agriculture and food entrepreneurs (access required)

Agricultural and food entrepreneurs in the Finger Lakes and two adjoining regions may compete for up to $1 million in a new business stimulation competition announced Friday. The Grow-NY competition is funded by $21 million in prize money over three ...

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REDCOM to expand, add 20 jobs (access required)

REDCOM Laboratories Inc. plans to grow its Victor operations, adding some 20 jobs in the process. The company specializes in the design, manufacturing and assembly of circuit boards for secure communication solutions for commercial, military and government applications. REDCOM plans ...

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RIT wins $1.5 million in state funding round (access required)

Rochester Institute of Technology has won $1.5 million in the latest round of competitive funding from the Empire State Development Council. The grant will upgrade the university’s Genomics Research Lab Cluster, helping it expand research, technology transfer and talent development ...

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