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RIT’s CIMS awarded $1.1 million from CARES Act (access required)

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS) has been awarded $1.1 million in federal funding as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The funds specifically are designed to support industries that ...

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Annual Innovation Summit to include Fuzehub Commercialization Competition (access required)

The New York State Innovation Summit will return this fall, featuring FuzeHub’s annual Commercialization Competition. The annual showcase and celebration of technology will take place Nov. 8 and 9 at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, Oneida County. The summit ...

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Statewide Manufacturing Extension Partnerships launch $1 million grant programs (access required)

Four centers within the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) network have launched competitive grant programs that will help manufacturers solve challenges created by COVID-19. Rochester area MEP NextCorps is working closely with the Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC) ...

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Jrlon acquires South Carolina manufacturer (access required)

Wayne County’s Jrlon Inc. has extended its footprint with the acquisition of South Carolina manufacturer Metalworx Inc. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Metalworx is a high-performance contract manufacturer that specializes in precision machining and complete metal fabrication. ...

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Manufacturing improves in December (access required)

Operating conditions in the manufacturing sector improved significantly in December, a monthly report from IHS Markit shows. The IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index recorded the sharpest upturn since September 2014. The seasonally adjusted PMI was 57.1 in December, ...

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Longtime manufacturing association director, NextCorps founder to retire (access required)

Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association Executive Director Kevin Kelley will retire at the end of the month after 45 years in the Rochester business community. Kelley has served as RTMA’s leader since 2003, but he also is known for his role as ...

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Manufacturing sector on the rise (access required)

The manufacturing sector in November recorded its steepest improvement since September 2014, a new report from IHS Markit shows. November Purchasing Managers’ Index data signaled a notable improvement in the health of the U.S. manufacturing sector. The seasonally adjusted IHS ...

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Local companies named finalists in FuzeHub commercialization competition (access required)

Two Rochester-area companies have been named finalists in the 2020 Commercialization Competition, sponsored by FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization responsible for assisting small to medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York state. Locally, WexEnergy LLC and Paradigm of NY LLC were chosen ...

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Gorbel acquires Canadian firm (access required)

Victor manufacturer Gorbel Inc. has acquired Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc., a Canadian company based in Ontario. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. ELS is a manufacturer, designer and distributor of a wide portfolio of material handling ...

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