Glass fabricator completes first phase of $3.35M expansion
Rochester Insulated Glass has completed the first phase of a two-phase expansion of its space in Ontario County, creating 47 new jobs and retaining 56 at-risk positions. Phase II of the $3.35 million project is expected to be completed in March of 2019.
The project includes the purchase of state-of-the-art machinery and equipment to help drive the company’s success. Rochester Insulated Glass received roughly $700,000 in state funds and tax credits.
“New York State’s support for our company is really encouraging. For more than 40 years now we have been supported as well by our outstanding employees who exemplify the exceptional work ethic that this community has to offer, and our plans are to continue to invest in its’ future growth,” said Tyler Wolk, president of Rochester Insulated Glass.
Rochester Insulated Glass was founded in 1972 by Stanley and Richard Wolk. Since the inception of the business, RIG has been on the forefront of innovation of products and manufacturing solutions for the architectural flat glass industry. The third-generation family owned and operated business, serves clients in North America and around the globe. RIG’s products have been featured in several major development projects, including the renovation at the Niagara Mohawk Building in Syracuse, the John. F Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and at the Calgary International Airport, among many others.