Buffalo Business Report - Wednesday, May 21st 2014
According to the Albany Times-Union, Albany-based health insurer Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan has announced a strategic alliance with Independent Health, a Buffalo-based insurer. Through the alliance, the two non-competing non-profits will explore opportunities for collaboration.
Niagara Falls-based RUS Industries Inc. has invested $800,000 in high-tech equipment and achieved a quality management system certification to market itself to new industries.
A new three-year pact has been approved by the Niagara County Legislature to retain the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. as the designated tourism promotion agency for the county and its two city partners.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara recently held a ribbon-cutting for its new Lockport site. It's located at 33 Ontario Street.
Merchants Insurance Group has received the Buffalo Chapter of the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter Society Excellence Award.
Schulze Vineyards and Winery, Arrowhead Spring Vineyards and The Winery at Marjim Manor each received awards at separate wine competitions recently.