LOCKPORT – Diversified Manufacturing will expand its plant and absorb an Amherst company with the same owner, while Lake Effect Ice Cream will add onto a Canal Street building where it plans to make its headquarters.
Those business moves, and others, were revealed at last week’s city Planning Board meeting.
Brian F. Costello, owner of Diversified and of Ipac, an Amherst company, said about 65 jobs will move from Ipac to Diversified, which currently employs about 100 people.
Both metal fabricating companies are solely owned by Costello, who said that for several years, workers have been switching back and forth between the two, as needed. (more…)