From Business Today:
New Era Cap Co., Buffalo's glamorous baseball cap company, has bought a stake in a Brazilian brand management company, MARC4. New Era has a knack for keeping on the edge of cool and trendy. The company makes hats for Major League Baseball, the NFL, the NCAA, and stays current with the urban hip-hop fashion culture. The move into Brazil could be another master stroke at making its products available to a whole new market.
Dipson Theatres, the local movie house company, has plans to install 3-dimensional cameras at its newest theater complex, the former Flix Superplex in Lancaster. It is seeking a tax break from the Lancaster IDA for the equipment.
Niagara Cutter, a quiet company that makes high-end cutting tools for the aircraft and metal working industries, has been sold to a Swedish company, Seco Tools. The new owner says there will be few changes, and Sherwood Bollier, son of the founder of Niagara Cutter, will remain the local president.
The $1.2 billion Verizon project to build a giant data center on farmland in Niagara County is being challenged in court. A neighboring landowner charges that the project was rushed through local boards with rubber-stamp approvals and without a careful environmental review. The case is being heard in State Supreme Court in Lockport.
Who is getting hired, promoted or honored?