National Grid is providing a $750,000 economic development grant to support a major expansion at Wells Enterprises Inc.’s Dunkirk manufacturing facility. Wells is planning an $87 million project to add manufacturing lines and up to 70 new jobs. NYPA and New York State, through the Excelsior Jobs Program, are also providing incentives to support the project.
USA Today is recognizing the Buffalo Niagara International Airport as one of the best small airports in the country. That designation refers to any facility serving under 10 million passengers annually. BNIA was praised for friendliness, ease of use, amenities and flight offerings.
Trocaire College has announced new IT course offerings. Beginning February 15th, Trocaire will offer a 12-week IT Career Jump Start program. Also offered online is a 36-week IT Career Reboot program. That begins March 1st, with the initial 12 weeks mimicking the Jump Start program, then building on those introductory skills to cover things like cloud technologies, networking and the foundations of computer security. For more information on either program or to enroll, visit trocaire.edu/wd
Buffalo-based Ognomy, a telemedicine platform for diagnosing, testing and treating sleep, has appointed Greg Ross as Chief Operating Officer.