Greater Rochester Chamber Commends Acquisition of ‘Rochester Tailored Clothing’ Factory by Tom James Co.
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce warmly welcomes the recent announcement of the acquisition of the 'Rochester Tailored Clothing' factory by the Tom James Company.
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy said, “We applaud the announcement made by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Governor Kathy Hochul regarding the acquisition of the 'Rochester Tailored Clothing' factory by the Tom James Company, which will safeguard nearly 200 jobs in a neighborhood that relies on that facility, preserve the factory's esteemed legacy, and lay the foundation for new growth.
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has been a staunch advocate for the retention of the Rochester factory, recognizing its historical significance and the invaluable contributions of its skilled workforce. We commend Senator Schumer for his personal appeal to Tom James CEO Todd Browne, which played a pivotal role in securing this acquisition.
We stand ready to support Tom James Company, the Rochester Tailored Clothing factory, and all the workers involved as they embark on this new chapter. Together, we will continue to build a thriving business environment that uplifts our community and celebrates our rich manufacturing heritage."