|American Packaging Corp.
||The packaging printing company has added a new extrusion line that turns out plastic used in making seals and packages and has boosted employment by 15 workers, bringing total employment in Rochester to 150 people. |
||The manufacturer of dental products plans to expand its operations and move to a larger facility in Seneca Falls to accommodate its 90 new employees and equipment. The company currently employs 138 people, including dental technicians and professionals. |
||The growing telecom company is moving from Perinton to downtown Rochester for more space. The company currently employs 34 and expects to grow to 150 by 2014, with most of the hiring being software developers and salespeople. The company specializes in call center software, phone conferencing event management and such services as call routing and queuing. |
|Cody Gate Ventures
||A British capital firm has selected Rochester to house three of its budding companies at Eastman Business Park. The firm will be hiring in several different job categories, all of which will be high-paid, high-skilled positions. In their first year they will hire 35 people -- mostly scientists and high-level management -- and by 2012, they will hire about 165 people, and eventually over four years, will hire about 250 people. |
||The resort is undergoing an expansion, including adding 19 jobs, in time for its May 2010 opening. The plans include expansion of the water park and additions to lodging. The resort is Genesee County's largest employer and the state's largest seasonal employer, employing between 1,500 and 1,800 workers depending upon business. |
|First Capital Payments
||The company, which processes credit- and debit-card transactions for small- and medium-sized businesses, is expanding its downtown Rochester headquarters by adding 30 to 40 employees in sales, technical support and underwriting. |
|Genesee Brewing Co.
||The beer maker is adding 50 jobs as it begins producing Blue Light Lime. The new employees will work a midnight to 8 a.m. shift, the first time since 2002 that the brewery has needed a third shift. |
|Genesee Brewing Co.
||The brewery has added 12 new jobs. The brewery invested $3.5 million to upgrade its facilities for a 24-ounce can product expansion. The cans are being marketed to convenience stores where 24-ounce cans sell better than 6-packs. |
||The Rochester high-end men's clothing manufacturer is planning to add 25 positions by the end of June and roughly 50 more by the end of 2011. |
|Infontonics Technology Center
||The center, which merged recently with an Albany high-tech complex, is a partner in a $16 million effort to develop and produce an energy-saving lighting system. The technology, called Organic Light Emitting Diodes, provides light using less electricity than conventional sources. OLED's are currently used in television screens, computers and cell phones and are being developed for wider commercial use. The project is expected to create 50 high-tech jobs by 2012. |
|JPMorgan Chase & Co.
||The bank plans to add 25 workers to its home equity group by the end of the year. They added 255 workers to its home equity group during the last half of 2009, and with the 25 new hires, will increase employment to 370 in Chase Tower. |
||The store opened its third for the chain in the Rochester region, creating about 150 jobs for local residents. |
|Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authorit
||The transportation authority received $13 million in federal grants to put toward an upgrade of its headquarters. The authority projects the construction at its headquarters and of a downtown transit center to create 1,145 direct and indirect jobs over the next three years, including 23 permanent jobs at the transit center. |
||The maker of large-volume medical infusion pumps plans to add 120 employees by the end of the year. The company currently employs about 420 workers. |
|Sutherland Global Services Inc.
||The company, which manages business services as an outsourcer, plans to add 375 now jobs in Gates in the Rochester Technology Park. The expansion could be in place by November. |
||A Minnesota-based call center will open its third facility in New York, in Penn Yan, Yates County, creating 450 full-time jobs. Hiring will occur over the next two years, with 150 positions to be filled within the first quarter of this year. |
|Tops Friendly Markets
||The new store in Spencerport has opened a full-service grocery, including an in-store cafe and bakery, self-checkout stations, floral and seafood departments, a carry-out section where prepared foods are available and a gas station and will employ about 160 people. |
||The call center plans to add 200 customer service and technical support workers this year. The new employees would be in addition to 205 call center workers the company hired last year. |
||Anticipating growth, the medical image analysis firm plans to hire 10 to 20 staffers this year. Plans for 2010 include launching a customer portal, shortening the time for image analysis and making strides toward an entry into personalized medicine. |
||The newly expanded "super" store will employ about 300 people, including 160 positions created by the expansion. |