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Schumer introduces legislation to bolster semiconductor industry (access required)

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor is focused on energy efficient innovations in an effort to reduce global energy use. The Rochester site develops and manufactures image sensor devices for commercial, industrial and professional imaging applications, including machine vision, surveillance, traffic monitoring, medical and scientific imaging and photography. (Photo by Velvet Spicer)

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has introduced bipartisan legislation that promises to bolster U.S. leadership in the microelectronics sector that could have implications for Rochester’s photonics and semiconductor industry. Citing concerns that China is catching up to the U.S. in microelectronics ...

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GCEDC in talks with Buffalo logistics firm for Agri-Business Park facility (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center is in talks with a Buffalo-based logistics provider to construct a regional multi-temperature warehouse facility in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in the town of Batavia. Sonwil Distribution is proposing a multi-temperature warehouse that ...

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GCEDC accepts two incentive applications (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center has accepted applications for incentives for two projects expected to generate $9 million in capital investments. Bright Oak Solar LLC is seeking incentives to construct a 4MW community solar farm with a capital investment ...

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GCEDC to consider assistance for five solar farm projects (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center this week will consider final resolutions for five community solar projects. Borrego Solar plans to invest roughly $22 million across the five projects, which would generate 22 MW of energy for residential and commercial ...

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Batavia, Genesee County ranked third among nation’s micropolitan areas (access required)

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Genesee County and its seat, the city of Batavia, have been named among the best micropolitan areas in the nation for businesses to invest by Site Selection Magazine. It is the 16th consecutive year that Batavia has been recognized and ...

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GCEDC to consider three Batavia projects (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center is scheduled to consider incentives for three projects in Batavia, valued at nearly $30 million. The board of directors on Feb. 6 will consider an application for nearly $560,000 in assistance from Mega Properties, ...

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Genesee County companies expected to add 130 jobs (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center has approved incentives for two LeRoy projects expected to create nearly 130 jobs. Wright Associates plans to invest $9.5 million in the town of LeRoy to purchase and build out an existing 139,000-square-foot building ...

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Graham Corp. receives orders totaling $19 million (access required)

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Graham Corp. has secured orders totaling $19 million for three international projects in its crude oil refining market. Two projects are in Asia and one is in Latin America. The Genesee County manufacture said one of the Asian projects is ...

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GCEDC approves projects, 2020 budget (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center has approved incentives for two projects, including one at Batavia manufacturer Graham Corp. Graham plans to invest more than $2 million across multiple projects at its Batavia campus, which will include an expansion of ...

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GCEDC approves PILOT reassignment for dairy cooperative (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center has approved reassigning the terms of previously approved payments in lieu of taxes for Upstate Niagara Cooperative. The company recently announced it had acquired the former Alpina Foods manufacturing facility at the Genesee Valley ...

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Former Alpina facility sold to dairy cooperative (access required)

The former Alpina Foods LLC facility in Batavia.

The Upstate Niagara Cooperative has purchased the former Alpina Foods Inc. manufacturing facility in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park for $22.5 million. The Upstate Niagara Cooperative is a farmer-owned cooperative of 327 dairy farms throughout Western New York. Brands produced ...

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