Elon Musk, chairman of Tesla, is also chairman of SolarCity, which is in line to cash in on the Buffalo Billion program through Empire State Development. In June SolarCity bought Silevo, a fledgling solar panel manufacturer that had previously committed to building a plant in Buffalo. The state had already agreed back in November to build...Continue Reading
Union workers at Corning Inc.’s Canton plant have been asked to take unpaid voluntary layoffs because of a slowdown in customer demand for some products produced at the factory. A notice posted at the plant Tuesday came less than three weeks after company officials broke ground on a $21 million expansion project that’s supposed to...Continue Reading
The Rochester region is lighting the way to an exciting new era of collaboration aimed at fueling innovation and manufacturing in the nation’s Optics, Photonics and Imaging Industry. At the Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster Annual Meeting held Sept. 4 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center, leaders in business, government and academia called on the...Continue Reading
The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster/New York Photonics (RRPC) has honored three leaders in education and business for their contributions to New York’s Optics and Photonics Industry. RRPC Executive Director Tom Battley presented the awards in front of more than 200 representatives of industry, government and education from across the region at the RRPC’s 2014 Annual Meeting...Continue Reading
Thursday, September 4, 2014 3:30PM – 6:30PM Rochester Museum & Science Center Registration begins at 3:00PM The registration landing page is here Opening remarks by Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Representative New York’s 25th District Speakers and Panelists Kevin Füchsel, Head of Department Strategy – Marketing – Coordination, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering Steve Anderson,...Continue Reading
New York Photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote and enhance the New York State optics, photonics and imaging industry by fostering the cooperation of business, academia and government.