Polonia Holdings LLC will buy the former Chudy Paper Co. warehouse on Lombard Street as a manufacturing base for Bison Distillery. Plans are to produce rye-based vodka and whiskey. That makes for three local distilleries; Lockhouse Distillery will be moving into the former Nicholson & Hall warehouse on Columbia Street later this year; Black Squirrel is due to start production on Elmwood Avenue.
Brazilian steakhouse Texas de Brazil will open a restaurant this June at the Walden Galleria.
United States Gypsum Company, a subsidiary of USG Corporation, will make a significant capital investment to upgrade its paper mill operations in Genesee County. The $19 million investment retains 98 jobs and will create 12 more positions.
Picone Construction Corp. has completed work on a Carquest Auto Parts Store at 6370 Transit Road in Cheektowaga.
Amherst Alarm has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 companies by Security Dealer Magazine, the nation’s number one security industry magazine.