Governor Cuomo Announces Expansion of Rochester Insulated Glass Headquarters in Ontario County

First Phase of Growth for Glass Fabricator Will Create Nearly 50 New Jobs

January 3, 2019

Investment Complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Rochester Insulated Glass has completed phase one of a two-phase expansion of its headquarters in the Town of Manchester in Ontario County. As part of the expansion, the glass fabrication company committed to creating at least 47 new jobs, and has successfully moved forward in filling 46 new positions. In addition, with assistance from the State, the company agreed to retain 56 at-risk jobs at the Merrick Circle location. Phase II of the project is expected to be completed in March of 2019. Investing in successful companies supports the strategy of the Finger Lakes Forward initiative which is working to revitalize communities by supporting the regional economy.

"With smart investments and strategic partnerships, New York State is encouraging job creation and boosting local economies in every corner of the state," Governor Cuomo said. "Working with companies like Rochester Insulated Glass helps us to retain and create jobs for the hardworking men and women of this state and promotes growth for businesses throughout the region."

"The expansion of Rochester Insulated Glass is continuing to grow the manufacturing industry in the area and create new jobs," said Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul. "With this state investment, thefamily-owned glass fabrication company is providing new opportunities in Ontario County and continuing to produce innovative products in New York. We're committed to investing in companies like RIG to keep moving the Finger Lakes forward and grow the economy.

Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Howard Zemsky said, "Rochester Insulated Glass, a leader in high quality glass fabrication, is a third generation, family owned company, that is an important part of the Finger Lakes Region. We are proud to support RIG and its goal of producing high quality products right here in New York State."

Read the full press release here.