| American Packaging Corp.
|| The packaging company plans to expand its facility and add 25
full-time jobs over the next three years. The company does packaging
and printing of numerous consumer products. The company currently
employs 140 people.
| Associated Brands
|| The manufacturer of private-label food products is adding seven
new product lines in the next 12 months.
| Barilla America Inc.
|| The world's largest pasta manufacturer plans to add 25 employees
| Coast Professional Inc.
|| Construction started on a student loan collection company's call
center in Geneseo, Livingston County. The company plans to
emply 30 by spring 2009 and has committed
to employ 100 within three years.
| Goulds Pumps
|| An incentive package worth $3 million helped the company to remain
in Seneca Falls, safeguarding more than 750 jobs
at the pump manufacturer. The incentive package will also help create
60 new jobs. The plant upgrade and addition of jobs will take place
over the next 18 months.
| Harris RF Communications
|| One of the area's largest manufacurers, plans to add
more than 50 engineering positions by early summer. The military radio
maker is looking for people with software or electrical engineering
expertise and lengthy experience.
| Hoselton Auto Mall
|| The dealership will spend $4 million to expand. The project is
expected to be completed in the spring and could add as many as 30
jobs. The dealership now employs more than 300 people.
| Infotonics Technology Center
|| The center plans to add up to 30 workers over the next 12 months,
doubling its technical staff. The facility will add a second and third
shift to the site. The jobs will mainly be production operators.
| L&R Meats Inc.
|| The meat packing business plans to create 74 jobs in the next
three years and plans to open 300 hot dog restaurants nationwide.
The company currently employs 13 workers.
| Parker-Hannifin Corp.
|| One of the area's largest manufacturers plans to add manufacturing
capabilities and renovate its facility. The Clyde, Wayne County, operation
manufactures precisioned metal components,
primarily fuel nozzles that meter and atomize fuel for gas turbine
aerospace engines, as well as land and marine engines.
| Pliant Corp.
|| One of the area's largest manufacturers will expand its facility
in Macedon to support new production lines and related equipment being
transferred from the company's Massachusetts
plant. The project is expected to begin at the end of the year and
is targeted to be complete by spring 2009.
| QED Technologies International Inc.
|| The optical finishing company plans to add 15 jobs within three
years. The company makes machines for polishing and measuring industrial
optics. They currently have 65 employees.
| Seneca Bioenergy
|| The company is constructing an agricultural manufacturing facility
with the ability to crush soybeans and canola to produce renewable
energy and biodiesel fuels. Construction
should be complete by the end of 2008. The company hired approximately
65 construction workers and once the new facility is open, an extra
80 permanent manufacturing jobs will be created.
| Sigma International
|| The manufacturer of medical equipment will continue its expansion,
adding another 60 jobs over the next two years. The company has gone
from 70 to 191 employees in the past two years and will reach about
250 workers in 2010.
| Top Quality Hay Processors
|| The company, that takes hay cut from the field and dries and
bakes the hay indoors in a matter of hours, is expected to create
90 new jobs at the Seneca Army Depot by later this year.
| Unity Health System
|| The owner of Unity
Hospital is planning to move several departments,
including a cardiology group, a women's health center, a spine center
and labs, into a new office building being built near the hospital
campus. The project encompasses 216 employees and will create an additional
54 jobs within three years.
| University of Rochester
|| The medical center is building the Clinical and Translational
Science Institute, where workers try to turn scientific discoveries
into drugs, medical devices and other treatments to improve patient
health. More than 600 scientists, physicians, nurses, statisticians,
research administrators and support staff will work in the Clinical
and Translational Science Institute. The project will also create
about 830 construction jobs and is expected to be completed in the
summer of 2010.
| Zeller Corp.
|| The company, which makes industrial automation and controls and
distributes electrical components, plans to expand and create 51 jobs
over the next three years.