Rochester

Resource pages for "Rochester"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: The Power Of Change

In order to meet consumer demand and the long-term goal of net-zero energy emissions by 2050, production of renewables must expand dramatically.
ProAmpac Rochester, NY

ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center

ProAmpac's Collaboration & Innovation Center in Rochester, NY houses product development, rapid sample prototyping and evaluation of new packaging, as well as a training hub for customers and employees.
Greater Rochester Enterprise

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub.
New England region

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.
Rochester, New Hampshire

Northeast Should Make The Short List

The Northeast region—including Rochester, NH—has a compelling message of great locations, great talent, and amazing innovation.
aerospace and defense

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.
Amazon

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.
Amazon Missouri

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.
New England

Less Is More In New England

When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.

Separated at Birth

U.S. cities are moving to undo the devastation to city neighborhoods wrought by urban freeways that sliced through their midst.
New England

Growth Pilgrims: Drop Anchor For Opportunity In New England

With leading research institutions, a sought-after talent pool and a supportive network of innovators and co-location facilities, New England has made itself an attractive location for the advanced manufacturing sector.
Rochester Seisenbacher Rail Interiors

Austrian Manufacturer Establishing U.S. HQ In New York

Seisenbacher Rail Interiors Inc. will create more than 50 new jobs at its Rochester, NY manufacturing facility.
innovation hub

2016 Metro Rankings Report: Greater Rochester, NY Is Top Innovation Hub

Greater Rochester, NY is Business Facilities' top-ranked Innovation Hub; Albany, NY and Youngstown, OH placed second and third, respectively, in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.
aerospace

Industry Focus: Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again

After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.
photonics

Photonics Companies Investing $1.6B In Rochester, Creating More Than 1,400 Jobs

Photonics company Avogy will move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Rochester; Together with Photonica, will locate advanced development and early manufacturing at Eastman Business Park.
Integrated-Photonics-Manufacturing-Innovation-Hub

Rochester, NY Lands Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF SUNY) will lead a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) to secure U.S. leadership in manufacturing integrated photonics.
High Liner Foods, a frozen seafood producer based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, recently moved its U.S. headquarters from Danvers, MA to a new facility in Portsmouth, NH.

Business Report: New Hampshire – High Liner Foods Opens U.S. Headquarters In Portsmouth

The Canadian seafood producer includes a culinary innovation R&D facility in its new HQ at the Pease International Tradeport.
Eastman Business Park signage.

Medical Marijuana Manufacturing Facility And Dispensary Coming To Kodak’s Eastman Business Park In Rochester,...

Agreement with leading medical marijuana company, Columbia Care, would create state-of-the-art facility and 250 jobs in Monroe County.
High Tech Rochester interior rendering.

Finger Lakes Business Accelerator Cooperative To Locate In Rochester, NY

Company will move into Rochester's historic Sibley Building; will offer an estimated 1,000 new jobs in the first five years.
Valeant owns Bausch + Lomb, maker of the new ULTRA lens.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Expands Bausch + Lomb Facility In Rochester, NY

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.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.