BUSINESS BUDGET FOR AUG. 1
MOOG: Moog Inc.’s third-quarter profits tumbled by 25 percent as the East Aurora motion control equipment maker moved to cut costs as its sales slumped.
The company also revised its earnings and sales forecast for this year slightly downward, while also saying it expects its sales and profits to rebound next year. DAVE
GET AIR: Cheektowaga will soon have two new indoor recreation centers.
Billy Beez, an indoor children’s playground, is expected to begin construction at Walden Galleria within two weeks. It will feature 18,000 square feet of slides, climbing tubes, trampolines and obstacle courses as well as a child-sized sports court with soccer nets and basketball hoops. It will be located on the second floor above a planned Dave & Buster’s in a 30,000-square-foot addition in the mall’s western facade near Lord & Taylor. SAMANTHA
CMCO: Columbus McKinnon’s first-quarter profits rose by 3 percent but fell short of analyst forecasts as the Amherst material handling equipment maker’s sales slid by 5 percent.
HEALTHCARE: A Utah-based healthcare staffing firm is moving and growing its Western New York office, leasing the bulk of an Amherst office building in the Aubudon area near University at Buffalo’s North Campus. JONATHAN