Eastman Business Park
One of the world’s most comprehensive industrial parks, Eastman Business Park (EBP) in Rochester, NY has the utilities, infrastructure, technical services, support services, space and complementary regional resources to benefit a wide range of industry verticals.
Relocate to EBP and leverage over 100 years of broad and deep technical expertise in material science and ground breaking technologies in a wide variety of areas including thin films, coatings, imaging and specialty chemicals. Our highly specialized infrastructure including dry / wet labs, is especially valuable to technology companies in alternative energy, life sciences and material science. This technology is directly applicable to companies interested in producing functional films, bio-materials, bio-chemicals, batteries, photovoltaic, solar panels, and other material science products.
Food & Beverage
Roll to Roll Manufacturing
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Attract Talent with nearly 550k people residing within a 60-minute commute.
9,815 workers in the
- food processing & manufacturing industry alone, with high specialization
Food Processing & Manufacturing
The food processing and manufacturing industry cluster is a growing industry. This cluster has had solid growth in recent years in employment, total value of shipments and receipts, value added, and CAPEX. The industry is also expected to continue growing its revenue at a rate of 3% – 4% within the next five years. The Eastman Business Park (EBP) and the Rochester, NY Economic Area, where the Park is located, are very well positioned to attract companies from this industry cluster. The Region particularly exhibits strong employment specialization in the specialty food and ingredients; packaged food and vegetables; and dairy products. Even though the region is not positioned as a strong one in terms of employment specialization in the baked goods segment, the growth exhibited in this subcluster in recent years in employment, total value of shipments and receipts, value added, and CAPEX, make it one worth exploring. It is easy to assume that given the Region’s strong specialization in the food industry overall, that there are sufficient strong capabilities that can be transferred into this industry subcluster.
- 2,135 workers in the Biopharmaceuticals industry alone, with high specialization
The biopharmaceutical industry cluster is a growing industry. This cluster has had very solid growth in recent years in employment, total value of shipments and receipts, value added, and CAPEX. The industry is also expected to continue growing its revenue at a rate of 2% within the next five years. The Eastman Business Park (EBP) and the Rochester, NY Economic Area, where the Park is located, are very well positioned to attract companies from this industry cluster.
- 3,405 workers in the Downstream Chemicals industry alone, with high specialization
The downstream chemical manufacturing industry cluster is a growing industry. This cluster has had solid growth in recent years in value added, and CAPEX. The industry is also expected to continue growing its revenue at a rate of 4% – 5% within the next five years. Processed chemical products and personal care and cleaning products are the top employment sub-clusters in the Rochester, NY economic area within the downstream chemical manufacturing industry cluster. these are also sub-clusters where the region has high employment specialization. These two sectors have experienced growth nationally in recent years in value of shipments and receipts, value added, and CAPEX.
- 4,804 workers in the Plastics industry alone, with an higher than average concentration in the Rochester, NY Economic Area compared to the rest of the country
Food and Beverage
Business Development Support Organizations
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is an active, non-profit business membership organization comprised of business and professionals who are dedicated to fostering a favorable economic climate in which to live and work. Members provide financial, in-kind and volunteer resources to the business community. The Chamber also serves as an information resource to the community with an Information Center for residents and visitors. The Information Center distributes relocation packages, northern Strafford County street maps, regional and state highway maps, a magazine that promotes Rochester and surrounding communities, COAST public transportation schedules, state attractions and more. The Chamber also provides information promoting the products and services of its member businesses.
Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE)
Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is a regional economic development organization supported by a team of private and public sector leaders dedicated to improving economic performance in the Rochester/Finger Lakes, New York Region. The primary goals of GRE are to retain and expand existing business and to professionally market the region as a competitive, vibrant and high-profile place for business location and growth. To support business attraction, expansion, entrepreneurship and innovation, GRE collaborates with local businesses, universities, not-for-profit organizations and government leaders to deliver a unified response to regional economic development opportunities. GRE connects businesses with the resources they need, including incentives, workforce recruitment and training, entrepreneurial services and more.
Empire State Development (ESD)
Empire State Development (ESD) is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of Empire State Development is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities, and achieve stable and diversified local economies. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance, Empire State Development strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State.
NY State Energy Research & Dev Authority
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of NYSERDA is to advance innovative energy solutions in ways that improve New York’s economy and environment. NYSERDA is primarily funded by State ratepayers through the System Benefits Charge (SBC) on participating utility bills and proceeds from auctions through the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. NYSERDA works with stakeholders throughout New York including residents, business owners, developers, community leaders, local government officials, university researchers, utility representatives, investors, and entrepreneurs. NYSERDA partners with them to develop, invest, and foster the conditions that:
- Attract the private sector capital investment needed expand New York’s clean energy economy
- Overcome barriers to using clean energy at a large-scale in New York
- Enable New York’s communities and residents to benefit from energy efficiency and renewable energy
Premium Utility Services
Benefit from an on-site tri-generation power plant producing electricity, steam and chilled water, industrial wastewater treatment, a railroad in operation 6 days/week and 52 weeks/year, around-the-clock site security and a dedicated fire department.
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1200 Ridgeway Avenue | Suite 2121 | Rochester, NY 14615