Park News

November 5, 2019

Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking of Hydroponic Commercial Greenhouse In Monroe County

November 1, 2019 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the groundbreaking of Clearwater Organic Farms’ state-of-the-art commercial hydroponic greenhouse in Monroe County. The company is constructing a 10-acre, 475,000 square-foot facility on the western edge of Eastman Business Park where it will produce fresh, locally grown, organic baby leaf greens year-round. The facility will be […]

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September 25, 2019

SMARDT Case Study – RED-Rochester

RED evaluated and considered several chiller technologies and manufacturers for this project. A magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller was desired for energy efficiency and reduced maintenance. Ultimately the decision was made based upon the total package of capacity and turndown, efficiency, reliability and redundancy. Other manufacturers would have required costly additional features, tube enhancements, controls upgrades, […]

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August 30, 2019

RED-Rochester Awarded the Overall Project of the Year Award

RED-Rochester was awarded the Overall Project of the Year award at Emerson’s Power and Water Solutions User’s Group Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. This conference is attended by many of the largest electric, water, and wastewater utilities in the country. Red-Rochester received the award for its Refrigeration/Water Control System Upgrade Project. This project upgraded the control […]

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August 29, 2019

DuPont Probiotics Expansion Celebrates Opening in Rochester

The state-of-the-art facility is the world’s largest fermenter for probiotic production. Our design team joined DuPont, along with state and local officials, to celebrate the opening of the company’s new probiotics fermentation unit at its Rochester facility, the largest in the world.  

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July 22, 2019

DuPont Unveils World’s Largest Probiotics Fermentation Unit

Greece, N.Y. — The world’s largest probiotics fermentation unit is located right here in our area. DuPont unveiled the unit this week at its facility on Lexington Avenue. The unit helps produce probiotics for the dietary supplement and food and beverage industries. Read More

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March 7, 2019

RED-Rochester efficiently manages energy use across Eastman Business Park

Recycled Energy Development, LLC (RED-Rochester), is a multi-utility generation
plant and district energy supplier to Eastman Business Park’s 1,200-acre campus
in Rochester, NY that houses more than 60 industrial and commercial tenants.
Including the main power plant and lake water treatment facility, RED-Rochester
owns and operates 28 buildings totaling 688,773 square feet with approximately
110 employees.

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November 28, 2018

AIM Photonics’ test, assembly, and packaging site ‘ready to roll’

A cutting-edge multi-project wafer (MPW) facility at AIM Photonics in Rochester, New York, is nearly ready to roll. Officials said last week that the delayed Test, Assembly, and Packaging (TAP) site will begin services for customers next month. The TAP facility is a core element of the $600 million-plus silicon photonics development hub first announced […]

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October 24, 2018

Former Kodak Park Future Super Site For Biopharma?

The last time I stepped foot on the historic Kodak campus in Rochester, NY, I was representing the governor of New York, as a member of the state’s economic development organization. It was the early 2000s. Kodak was putting on a brave face, but the situation was dire. They were releasing employees in batches of thousands. The business strategy was lost in a technology translation, the language of which it never came to fully speak.

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October 24, 2018

Inside the facility where Kodak brings film back to life

Paul Simon never wrote a song about Kodak Ektachrome, so you’ve probably never heard of it. But you have seen pictures shot on the film: The astronauts brought it to the moon in 1969, and National Geographic photographers have carried it around the globe.

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October 24, 2018

Kodak’s Industrial Hub Supports Downstream Chemical Manufacturing

“Eastman Business Park boasts numerous attributes that make it uniquely qualified for specific manufacturing investments,” says Woody Hydrick, managing principal of Global Location Strategies. “Chief amongst these are its robust utility infrastructure, skilled workforce and proximity to the East Coast markets.”

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January 24, 2018

Love Beets to Add 100 Jobs Here

Love Beets USA LLC plans to add 100 middle-skill and high-tech jobs over the next two years, allowing the company to maximize its crop output and source 100 percent of its products from U.S. growers, company officials said this week. That expected growth is a result of increased production and two new products: Beet salsa […]

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August 28, 2017

Love Beets Loves Rochester Growers

Love Beets USA LLC has made good on its promise to source beets from the United States, officials said last week. Love Beets—a pairing between LiDestri Foods Inc. and G’s Fresh Ltd. of the United Kingdom—processes and packages fresh, marinated and organic beets and beet products at the LiDestri Foods manufacturing complex at Eastman Business […]

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May 15, 2017

46 Boiler Arriving in Rochester

Some big pieces of equipment have made their way to Eastman Business Park as new natural gas boilers will replace the original coal boilers at RED-Rochester. Delivered from where they were built in Oklahoma, they arrived late at night so they wouldn’t clog local roadways. They traveled on their sides and had to be turned […]

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April 19, 2017

45 Boiler Arriving in Rochester

The first of four new natural gas boilers arrived at Eastman Business Park this week.   The first of four new natural gas boilers arrived at Eastman Business Park this week. The boilers will replace the existing coal boilers, helping the Park become cleaner and more efficient. Each is being delivered from Oklahoma, traveling only […]

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September 22, 2016

Ironclad Energy Ventures announces partnership with StonePeak Infrastructure Partners and acquisition of RED Investment

Ironclad Energy Ventures LLC today announces the formation of Ironclad Energy Partners (“Ironclad”) and the acquisition of RED Investment, LLC and its portfolio of four U.S. cogeneration and power facilities. Led by power industry veterans John Prunkl and Christopher Fanella, Ironclad Energy Partners is a joint investment vehicle formed with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners to acquire, develop, own and operate middle-market power generation facilities and utilities across North America.

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