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Business Expansions and Contractions, LI Region, March 2009

Long Island Region, March 2009

Firm Expansions and Contractions

Business Expansions

Company County # Jobs Article Date Comments
Air National Guard Unit Suffolk 03-26-2009 The Gabreski Air National Guard base in Westhampton Beach (Suffolk) will receive $2 million in Federal stimulus funding. The money will be used for repairing and upgrading the base's fire suppression system to improve the safety of the base. The funding also includes $630,000 for the Ronkonkoma Armory boiler and hangar heating system. (Newsday, March 26, 2009)
Empire National Bank Suffolk 03-09-2009 Islandia (Suffolk)-based Empire National Bank will open its third branch on March 17, 2009 in Port Jefferson Station (Suffolk). The bank's chairman said he is planning to open 10 branches in the next decade. Most of the bank's business is commercial, with the remainder small-business and some personal accounts. (Newsday, 3/09/09)
Henry Schein Suffolk 03-10-2009 Melville (Suffolk)-based dental and medical equipment distributor Henry Schein Inc. acquired California-based orthodontic products manufacturer Ortho Organizers. (Newsday, 3/10/09)
SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rental Suffolk 03-23-2009 SmartSource Computer & Audio Rental in Hauppauge (Suffolk) is expanding. The company acquired 17 audiovisual and computer rental companies since 1989 to strengthen their position. All acqusitions are for strategic reasons: "new products, new services, new markets." The number of employees has grown from 5 to 275, and the company has more than 10,000 customers nationwide. (Newsday, March 23, 2009)
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Business Contractions

Company County # Jobs Article Date Comments
Cenveo Suffolk 76 03-20-2009 Deer Park (Suffolk)-based Cenveo Corporation, a commercial envelope printing facility, will close on June 17, 2009 and lay off 76 employees. All manufacturing and production will cease on March 19, 2009. (WARN, March 20, 2009)
Maurice Villency, Inc Nassau 51 03-31-2009 Maurice Villency, Inc., a furniture cleaning plant in Jericho (Nassau), has filed a WARN notice advising the Department of Labor of a plant closing. The facility is laying off 51 employees by June 30, 2009. The company's New York City site is also closing. (WARN, 3/31/09)
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