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Manufacturing Round Up for the Week of 01/16/17

Buffalo Manufacturing Works is gearing up to expand and add jobs with state support

“Moving Buffalo Manufacturing Works to an advanced manufacturing hub on Buffalo’s East Side is a high priority for New York state [sic].”
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National robotics institute names RPI as a key partner

“Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) is a core academic partner in a new advanced robotics manufacturing institute announced by the U.S. Department of Defense Jan. 13.”
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Rochester battery cell assembly center will receive revitalization funds from Empire State Development

“With this new cell assembly center, Rochester becomes a national hub for battery innovation and production. At the same time, it expands the applications for Kodak-coated films,” said Eastman Business Park President Dolores Kruchten.”
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Brooklyn Brewery decides to stay put in Williamsburg

“Brooklyn Brewery, which has grown from a dubious notion into a beer brand known around the world in less than 30 years, has decided not to abandon its longtime home in Williamsburg.”
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Gov. Cuomo zeros in on a life sciences state laboratory

“Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $150 million on a “life sciences laboratory public health initiative,” part of a broader push at supporting an industry that attracts $2 billion in federal research grants to New York — third-highest of any state — but translates into relatively little venture capital funding and commercialization.”
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Iraq’s electric grid will be powered by GE

“GE Power in Schenectady, New York, has signed $1.4 billion in contracts to build two power plants and supply gas and steam turbines to support Iraq’s electric grid.”
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Spanish company acquires NY-based steel and masonry builder

“International Chimney Corp. has been acquired by Beroa Corp., the subsidiary of a Spanish company called Global Dominion Access.”
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Rochester Venture Challenge is accepting applications until January 30, 2017

“Rochester Venture Challenge is an annual startup business competition that encourages entrepreneurship and recognizes new, high growth ventures in the Greater Rochester Region.”
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