December 2015
38 representatives from New York Photonics Optics, Photonics and Imaging companies convened on Monday,  December 14th to discuss the role of small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) in AIM Photonics.  AIM Photonics is one of the key institutes in president Obama’s National Network of Manufacturing Innovation.  Vice President Joe Biden was in Rochester to announce AIM...
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Western New York’s beautiful Finger Lakes Region, home to the nation’s Optics, Photonics and Imaging (OPI) industry, has won one of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Upstate Revitalization (URI) awards.  The award is worth $500M to the region over the next five years.  The announcement was made at the Governor’s awards ceremony in Albany today, December 10th, 2016....
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Fire has affected at least four Northeast optics manufacturers in recent years, destroying inventory, machines and even entire buildings.
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“[Andy Germanow is]…like his father and his grandfather were before him, in the manufacturing business. G-S Plastic Optics makes precision components for medical devices, and his metal working operation Tel-Tru makes thermometers and pressure gauges. The other finalists for the Reshaping Rochester 2015 Robert Macon Award turned old buildings into lofts and a hotel, or...
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The Rochester Optics Community has lost a beloved member of our family.  Rick Nasca died suddenly on Tuesday night, December 2nd.  He was only 57. Rick spent his entire career at Tropel, and was optical manufacturing / finishing technology leader.  He was passionate about optics education and devoted a great deal of time to MCC’s program...
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