News & Events

2015 Archive

Rochester is the nation’s newest manufacturing innovation hub. And the home to SPIE Optifab

October 15, 2015

Register today for SPIE Optifab the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in North America. Organized jointly by SPIE and APOMA, this event has a unique technical focus on classical and advanced optical manufacturing technologies. Come see and learn about optical fabrication, testing, and more.

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AIM Photonics chief to discuss goals, opportunities in the field

October 14, 2015

The head of the Rochester-based American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics consortium...

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RIT to be home of a new state Center for Advanced Technology in additive manufacturing

August 31, 2015

RIT to be home of a new state Center for Advanced Technology in additive manufacturing. University leads a public-private consortium chosen to establish R&D center in this growing field

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Rochester wins federal photonics center

July 22, 2015

The Rochester region has won a nationwide competition as the site...

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Harris Communication Systems segment to be based here

July 10, 2015

Harris Corp. on Friday said it will base...

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Harris reorganizes segments; Mehnert gets new role

July 1, 2015

Harris Corp annouced Wendesday it will reorganize...

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Working here: Opportunities exist in optics field

June 29, 2015

When J.J. Bausch founded his spectacle company in Rochester around 1850...

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Working Here: Middle-Skills Gap Widens

June 26, 2015

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a global company with a manufacturing facility...

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Vuzix launches retail prescription lenses for its smart glasses

June 23, 2015

Vuzix Corp. has launched its first retail collection.....

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Innovation drives Rochester

May 29, 2015

The golden age is over....

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Harris set to close on acquisition of Exelis

May 24, 2015

Harris Corp.'s Jefferson Road Operations Center in Henrietta has cut the...

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LighTopTech co-founder talks challenges and successes

March 13, 2015

While hard at work on her doctorate in optics...

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