Beauty Pools and Kayak Pools are moving into the location for merly occupied by Shur-Line Man ufacturing at 2000 Commerce Parkway in the Village of Lancaster.
This move will allow further ex pansion of both Beauty Pools, a pool builder, and Kayak Pools, a pool manufacturer. Together, the companies seasonally employ more than 150 people.
The pool companies, owned by Metz Properties, are currently on Transit Road in West Seneca. Kay ak manufactures more than 1,000 pools each year and, combined with Beauty, the two companies had $16 million in sales in 2000.
JR Miletello Realty listed the property and Recckio Real Estate & Development represented the buyer. Shur-Line let all 81 employees go in July. The owner of Shur-Line, EZ Paintr Corp., said there was too much duplication and decided to manufacture Shur-Line's products at its plant in St. Francis, Wis. EZ Paintr is a wholly owned subsidiary of Newell Rubbermaid.
Two businesses to open
The Shoe Department, a family shoe store, should open in the north concourse at the Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence next month, and Elitine's, a nail salon, will open in the food court, said Sheryl Raulin, the mall's marketing director.