Empire State Development (ESD) announced that additive manufacturing systems company Evolve Additive Solutions will expand operations in the Town of Brighton, Monroe County. The expansion at Evolve’s Metro Park location will allow the company to create close to 60 new jobs in the region over the next five years. Evolve, which is headquartered in Minnesota, operates its materials technology center in Brighton. The 15-person office is headed up by Kodak veteran Rich Allen, who outlined the benefits of growing the company’s high-tech operation locally, including the highly skilled talent pool that is readily available in the Finger Lakes region.
"The Finger Lakes region is home to some of the most talent-rich tech companies in the industry," said Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Howard Zemsky. "Supporting businesses like Evolve Additive Solutions will further support our efforts to grow the 21st century economy while creating good-paying jobs and generating new opportunities in the region.”