Hires / Promotions / Honors
The Dietrich Law Firm, 237 Main St., Suite 808, has been founded by Joseph E. Dietrich III. Dietrich was formerly the first assistant district attorney of Cattaraugus County and an assistant district attorney for Erie County.
Niagara National, an independent insurance agency located in the Apple Tree Business Park, promoted David S. Aston to manager of the Employee Benefits Department. Aston has been with the agency for four years.
Stone and Associates financial consultant Garold Stone achieved certification in Strategic Performance Management designation through the The Center for Strategic Performance Management. Stone and Associates is a Williamsville business advisory firm serving clients in manufacturing, distribution and service industries.
Insyte Consulting, a non-for-profit economic development organization funded by the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research, and the Cornell Center for Materials Research are collaborating to assist Western New York companies in accessing high-powered technical expertise and equipment at Cornell University. CCMR will assist companies in solving technical problems related to product development, quality, cost or performance by accessing resources at the university.
Cook Moving Systems, the Buffalo agent of United Van Lines, was honored by the household good transportation company for exceptional professional achievement with the President's Club Award--$7 million level, honoring agents who have generated at least $1 million in sales during the past year.
StraussGroup Inc. and SourceOne Professionals, two local recruiting firms, have expanded their space and moved to 8302 Main Street, a North Forest Development property.
Evans National Bank presented $1,500 to the Amherst Symphony Orchestra. The donation will help the orchestra cover costs of their guest artist, music rental, sound and lighting during the course of the season.
Title: "Combustion with reduced carbon in the ash"
Inventors: Kobayashi, Hisashi (Putnam Valley, NY); Bool III, Lawrence E. (Aurora, NY)
Assignee: Praxair Technology Inc. (Danbury, CT)
Date issued: Dec. 27, 2005