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As the global economy becomes increasingly integrated and interdependent, there is great economic advantage in sharing ideas, insight, and innovation.  By locating near Rochester Institute of Technology, you will find a limitless stretch of business connections in a dynamic network of powerful technology-focused industry clusters.  It is environment where enterprises have access to extended resources, enabling them to accelerate decision making and implementations while anticipating the shifting marketplace. 

Current Tenants

Hammer Packaging

Hammer Packaging is a family owned business that was established in 1912, offering high quality packaging and printing options. Hammer Packaging was recently honored as a “Best Workplace in America” company by the Printing Industries of America, and has a 97% customer retention rate, as well as being one of the top 5 printers in North America. In 1998, Hammer Packaging broke ground on their 92,000 square foot facility in RIT’s Business and Technology Park, and completed the move to the park in April, 1999. The Business and Technology Park location serves as corporate headquarters, as well as where web and sheetfed offset printing are completed. Hammer has been consistently named to the Top-100 privately held companies in Rochester, as well as the Top-400 Printers in America. "We struck a partnership arrangement with RIT for continual training and with the school of printing," says CEO and President Jim Hammer. "I feel that's a very strong value-added for us, because we've got right in our back yard one of the best printing schools in the world. We could take advantage of their training facilities as well as have their professors train our people in the latest digital technology. Training is a very, very key issue for the future." For more information see: www.hammerpackaging.com

High Technology Rochester (HTR) - Lennox Tech Enterprise Center

The 50,000-sq. ft. Lennox Tech Enterprise Center (TEC) is a resource for technology entrepreneurs in the Greater Rochester community offering training, consulting, and connections to key resources like RIT. They were the first company to break ground in RIT’s Business and Technology Park (1996). TEC is operated by High Technology of Rochester. Its goal is to support the formation of new businesses based on innovative products and systems. TEC provides the services necessary to accelerate the development of start-up and growth companies. HTR’s mission is to act as a catalyst for entrepreneurship and innovation. For more information see: www.htr.org

Polyshot Corporation

Polyshot Corporation built their new headquarters in RIT’s Business and Technology Park in 2000 and expanded their building in 2008. The location in the Business and Technology Park boasts manufacturing space, as well as new engineering and office space. According to President Hepler, access to skilled engineers from RIT was the main draw for locating the facility in this industrial park. Polyshot is a place where people enjoy coming to work and sharing their creativity. A good working environment helps Hepler keep good people on board, people who sustain its growth and success. For more information see: www.polyshot.com

Lewis Tree Service

Lewis Tree Service chose the RIT Business and Technology Park as the new home for their headquarters in 2005. They appreciated the natural setting that the park had to offer, without compromising connectivity and technology. In order to accommodate their rapid growth, Lewis Tree Service has now expanded their facility to almost twice its original size. Lewis Tree Service is a 100% employee owned company that has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years. They provide various types of utility services including distribution and transmission line clearance, right-of-way clearance and maintenance, substation maintenance, herbicide applications, and emergency storm response to utilities and governments. They have consistently been named as one of Rochester’s Top 100 companies. Employees of the company work very hard to deliver first-class services that have ranked them as the best in the business and the third largest vegetative service provider in the country. They provide safe, reliable and affordable vegetation management services to over 55 million electric consumers every day. For more information see: www.lewistree.com

North Forest Office Space – East River Road Professional Park

North Forest Office Space – East River Road Professional Park is the newest occupant in RIT’s Business and Technology Park. They are a leading developer of innovative and affordably priced professional medical and dental office suites for customers who typically require less than 5,000 square feet of commercial office space. They offer affordable lease rates, flexible lease terms, quality construction and upscale office interiors. They were attracted to RIT’s Business and Technology Park because of the rapid growth that was taking place in the area. They selected RIT’s Business and Technology Park for their new location in 2008. For more information see: http://www.nforest.com/app/location/view/professional/22/East-River-Professional-Park