IBM to move most manufacturing out of Rochester



By Jeff Kiger, Rochester Post-Bulletin

IBM is moving the bulk of its manufacturing off of the Rochester campus and to Mexico and New York.  Manufacture of the Power Systems, PureSystems and PureFlex Systems are being shifted out of Rochester to Guadalajara, Mexico, IBM Spokesman Scott Cook said.  The refurbishing of used machines now done in Rochester is being moved to Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Some smaller manufacturing processes will remain, including the prototyping of new products through the Customer Solution Center as well as the final assembly of Blue Gene supercomputers”

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