Author: emanuelsan

Stop & Shop closing New Hyde Park Peapod location

More than 160 jobs at a New Hyde Park Stop & Shop are in limbo due to the imminent closing of the store’s adjoining Peapod warehouse.

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dutch supermarket operator Ahold, informed the New York State Department of Labor on Monday of its plans to shutter the Peapod location by Sept. 29 “or during a 14-day period thereafter.

Air Industries acquires Eur-Pac

Bay Shore-based manufacturer Air Industries Group has acquired a Connecticut-based military packaging and supplies company.

Company officials declined to specify the terms of the acquisition, noting only that Eur-Pac Corp. of Waterbury, Conn., is the Air Industries Group’s first acquisition outside of Long Island. Eur-Pac will be operated as a separate and independent platform company of Air Industries; the Connecticut firm’s two principals – sons of Eur-Pac’s founder – will stay on and manage the company “for two years following the closing,

Hi-Lume relocating to Hauppauge

Hi-Lume Corp. is in the process of purchasing a 57,500-square-foot facility in Hauppauge to serve as a centralized headquarters.

The Huntington Station-based commercial carpentry company will spend $4.54 million to purchase the facility, located on 5 acres at 175 Kennedy Drive, before spending an additional $3.31 million to construct a 17,500-square-foot addition. Once completed, Hi-Lume will move itself and its affiliates – Metro Interior Distributors, Liberty Doorworks and W.J. Northridge Construction, collectively known as Sutherland Building Group – out of three facilities scattered around Northwest Suffolk County and into the Hauppauge office.

“We’ve completely outgrown our facility,