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Expansion projects expected to add jobs in Henrietta

Nov 19, 2019

There are some projects coming to Henrietta which will add jobs.

On Tuesday, Empire State Development announced that D3 Engineering is planning to expand operations, moving into a new, larger facility on Lucius Gordon Drive in Henrietta at the former High Tech Rochester building. The move will allow that company, which specializes in the development of vision, sensing, autonomous and power systems to create up to 50 new jobs over the next five years. 65 other jobs are being retained.

The state is offering up to $250,000 through the Excelsor Jobs Tax Credit Program in exchange for job creation commitments. Also on Tuesday, Imagine Monroe, the county’s economic development agency approved sales tax exemptions for the project.

And on Tuesday, Imagine Monroe also approved sales tax exemptions for Alstom Signaling, which makes systems for the transportation sector. Alstom wants to relocate its Monroe County facility from John Street to the Riverwood Tech Campus in Henrietta.  That $3.4 million project is expected to create 34 new jobs over the next three years.