Fun Facts on Manufacturing in the Empire State
The first factory producing residential roto-tillers, which were invented by Troy-Bilt in 1937.
First modern AC technology invented by Buffalo-born Willis Carrier in 1902. His company Carrier Corporation was later the world’s largest.
George Eastman patented the first practicable film in roll form in 1884, followed by the first camera to use roll film, and incorporated Eastman Kodak in 1892.