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Finger Lakes Region, 2007

Business Contractions

Company County # Jobs Article Date Comments
5Linx Enterprises Inc. Monroe 133 01-17-2007 The Henrietta telecommunications company expects to add 133 jobs in the next 12 months.
American Classic Outfitters Wyoming 50 12-28-2007 Starting in 2008, the custom uniform manufacturer, will be dedicated solely to supplying Adidas and its company, Reebok, outfitting some of the teams in the National Football League, along with teams in the National Basketball Association, Women's National Basketball Association and National Hockey League.
Arnold Magentic Technologies Corp. Monroe 50 02-16-2007 The magnetics manufacturer plans to add 50 jobs over the next few years and expand its facility. They currently employ 61 people in Monroe County.
CentriLogic Monroe 78 09-19-2007 The Canadian digital data storage company expects to hire 78 people over the next five years, including salespeople, administrative workers and information technology specialists.
Corning Tropel Corp. Monroe 55 12-19-2007 The manufacturer of precision optics and measuring equipment received tax breaks to aid in an expansion of its Perinton facility and will create 55 jobs over the next three years.
Custom Brewcrafters Monroe 58 04-18-2007 The microbrewery is moving its operations to a bigger location and is expected to create about 58 jobs.
DDS Cos. Monroe 27 06-22-2007 The company has expanded and added 27 jobs since April, bringing total employment to 145.
ERM Thermal Technologies Inc. Wayne 88 03-16-2007 The company, which makes heat sinks that help manage the temperature of electronics and other equipment, is expanding its facility, creating 88 new jobs.
Elo TouchSystems Monroe 20 06-14-2007 The California-based inventor of touchscreen technology used in NFL play-by-play commentating, TV network election night coverage, and in industries that include banks, restaurants and retail stores has decided to expand locally. Construction is expected to be completed by October.
GE MDS LLC Monroe 50 05-18-2007 The manufacturer, which makes wireless communication, control and monitoring networks for use by public safety agencies, utilities, and other customers, is expanding its facility and is expected to create 50 jobs and retain 290.
Hammer Packaging Monroe 50 07-25-2007 The company, which specializes in various paper and film labels, hopes to add 50 or more jobs over the next three to five years.
Home Depot Monroe 300 01-30-2007 The stores will be adding 300 jobs in the Rochester area. Full- and part-time positions and seasonal positions are available. The company is especially looking for skilled workers for their electrical and plumbing departments.
IDE Radiology Monroe 36 02-26-2007 There are five local diagnostic facilities in the area. The parent company is moving work from its L.A. based reimbursement operations division to New York where 36 new jobs will be filled.
Onex Corp. Monroe 500 03-16-2007 The Toronto company will purchase Eastman Kodak's health imaging group later this year and also create 500 local jobs over six years.
Pactiv Corp. Ontario 220 03-07-2007 The specialty packaging company is expanding its operations and is expected to hire 220 new employees.
Pliant Corp. Wayne 55 05-04-2007 The manufacturer of plastic film is planning a $6 million renovation and hiring 55 more workers by the end of the year.
Rochester Insulated Glass Ontario 75 03-28-2007 The supplier of insulated and heat-treated glass used in commercial buildings will expand its factory and hire about 75 people over the next three years.
Ultralife Batteries Inc. Wayne 70 06-15-2007 The company is moving its Waco, Texas, manufacturing operations to Newark, Wayne County, because of poor profit margins. The move is expected to be completed by September.
VirtualScopics Inc. Monroe 20 07-12-2007 The image-based biomarker solutions company has hired 20 workers, employing a total of 67 people locally. The Penfield company provides quantitative image analysis to pharmaceutical companies as they conduct drug trials.

Business Contractions

Company County # Jobs Article Date Comments
CareGuide Inc. Monroe 25 05-17-2007 The health care company is cutting workers at its call center as the business model for the company has changed.
Delphi Corp. Monroe 180 10-12-2007 The company intends to lay off about 180 workers who will be recalled when conditions improve.
Eastman Kodak Co. Monroe 500 01-12-2007 The company will close three local operations, affecting nearly 500 jobs. The company plans to shut a logistics center and a materials management operation at Kodak Park later this year, along with a manufacturing operation that produces specialized solvent-coated products.
Frontier Corp. Monroe 95 07-18-2007 About 95 employees are expected to lose their jobs when two local centers close September 30, 2007.
International Paper Co. Ontario 80 07-14-2007 The paper and packaging company will close a corrugated box plant in Geneva by the end of September 2007.
PetSmart Inc. Monroe 270 03-01-2007 The nation's largest pet-store chain will close its Brockport location to focus on its core products and expand its range of services, affecting about 270 employees.
Ridge Lumber Monroe 60 04-06-2007 The local lumber company suddenly closed its doors, leaving its 60 employees and its customers in the lurch.

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