Corning Incorporated will invest $139 Million in Monroe County, bring over 270 good-paying jobs to the region, and further cementing Rochester as the world leader in Optics technology. Schumer Says Corning Will Expand It’s Fairport Advanced Optics Center & Construct A New Laser Optics Production Facility In The Town Of Gates To Grow Upstate NY’s...Continue Reading
This bipartisan, bicameral caucus will promote and advance the optics and photonics industry February 24, 2021 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the creation of the Congressional Optics & Photonics Caucus to promote and advance the use of light-based technologies that are already impacting our world every day. Rep. Morelle co-founded the caucus...Continue Reading
High Tech companies support Optical Technical Program Posted Mar 2, 2020 at 2:00 AM By JAMIE LACOUTURE Over the last 40 years, when people heard the word “industry” or manufacturing,” what came to mind was textiles, automobiles, factories and long hours working on assembly lines. Similarly, trade-based jobs, such as plumber, electrician, mechanic and construction...Continue Reading
Monroe Community College (MCC) , the nation’s leading two-year college providing optician training, located in the heart of the nation’s optics manufacturing industry, learned of the grant award on Monday evening. MCC, the nation’s only community college awarding associate degrees in precision optics, does not produce enough precision optics graduates to meet the annual demand....Continue Reading
Getting young people into the optics and photonics field is vital to the fast growing industry. On June 19th, Alexis Vogt, PhD, Endowed Chair & Associate Professor of Optics at Monroe Community College, worked with local Physics teachers on their high school optics and photonics recruitment and curriculum strategies. The day included a visit to the Laboratory...Continue Reading
Marty’s Obit: penned by the man himself, of course. Also included is a two-part article that he wrote for the RRPC newsletter in 2009. Martin Dvorin left our world in his sleep Monday, March 11, 2019. Marty came into our world January 31, 1923 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, to Minnie and Irving Dvorin, and...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.