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Grant to help Rochester Insulated Glass expand, create jobs

Post Time:Apr 03,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:199

Deborah VanAmerongen, Commissioner of the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal today announced a $515,000 in NYS Community Development Block Grant award to the Town of Manchester in Ontario County to help Rochester Insulated Glass Inc. expand and create 40 jobs, 30 of which will be available to low and moderate-income workers.

RIG produces insulated, tempered, laminated and heat-strengthened glass for the construction industry. The funding, approved today by DHCR's Housing Trust Fund Corporation, will make it possible for the nearly 40-year old company to acquire the new machinery and equipment it needs to complete its Phase 2 expansion. The company's Phase 1 expansion included increasing the size of the facility to 198,000 square feet and electrical upgrades, according to an April 1 readMedia Newswire report.

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