Antique auto part shop to close its doors

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A local auto parts store that catered to antique restoration projects is closing its doors, putting 52 employees out of work.

Eckler’s Industries, which owns MAC’s announced it is closing its location on Donner Road in Lockport due to economic hardship. Eckler’s purchased the shop in 2012 and ran the business for four years.

Employees received three months of notice, with the shop’s closing date set for Sept. 1. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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