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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Expands Bausch + Lomb Facility In Rochester, NY

Valeant owns Bausch + Lomb, maker of the new ULTRA lens.

The ribbon cutting ceremony recognized the expansion and installation of the company’s new manufacturing lines and its solar array, which is currently under construction.

Emmi Roth USA Expanding Upstate New York Operations


To encourage the company to proceed with its expansion in Penn Yan and build on the industry’s growth in the State, Empire State Development (ESD) will provide performance-based Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards


There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

LOCATION FOCUS: United It Stands


Although divided into regions, New York is a single empire of development. From the March/April 2013 issue.

NYC Regional EDC, NYC Seedstart Announce Enterprise 2013 Startup Accelerator Program

(Photo: Heidi Schwartz)

A key strategy of the NYCREDC is to foster innovation by investing in projects and programs that are going to create the industries, businesses and jobs of the future. Innovation industries grow in clusters, where entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, researchers and potential clients are constantly interacting, exchanging ideas and drawing upon a concentration of talent.