Comments from Rochester delegation




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“As a Center for Advanced Technology in 3D Printing, RIT will continue enhance its roll in connecting the private sector with the innovative technologies, resources and solutions they need to succeed in a global economy. With this designation, RIT will continue pave the way with groundbreaking research and development that will ultimately strengthen our economy, create new jobs and ensure a brighter future for our community. I am grateful for RIT’s continued leadership in our community and I thank Governor Cuomo and Empire State Development for making this critical investment possible.”
- Assembly Majority Leader Joseph D. Morelle, 136th District

“Through this grant, RIT will continue to create and develop the latest technology that will assist existing companies and attract new businesses to our region. This is a wise investment and a clear indication that manufacturing has a bright future throughout upstate New York.”
- Sen. Patrick M. Gallivan, 59th District

“The Rochester region has quickly become a leader in manufacturing, innovation and technology thanks in large part to the resources, students and faculty at RIT. The AMPrint Center for Advanced Technology will help leverage the resources that already exist at RIT, specifically in the growing field of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. This grant money, and the establishment of this new development center, is a win-win for Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region.”
- Sen. Joe Robach, 56th District

“RIT is a technology powerhouse, leading the way in 3D printing research and development. Additive manufacturing is a fast-growing technology sector that will have significant positive impacts on our local economy and workforce development efforts for years to come. We in New York state are pleased to partner with RIT and the consortium with this CAT designation and accompanying grant funding.”
- Assemblyman Harry Bronson, 131st District

“Rochester is quickly reclaiming its rightful title as the image capital of the world, especially with RIT leading the way on this exciting new 3D printing and manufacturing center. I thank RIT, Empire State Development, and all partners involved for helping to take 3D printing to the next level through this collaborative effort to create advanced products and high-tech jobs right here in our community.”
- Sen. Rich Funke, 55th District