Greatbatch Inc., a Clarence-based electronics manufacturer, appointed Michelle Graham senior vice president, human resources. Graham was previously vice president, human resources, Global Vision Care at Bausch & Lomb.
WCA Hospital of Jamestown named Debra Arndt a midwife in its Maternity Care Center. Arndt will see patients at Lane Women's Health Group, located at 400 Foote Ave., collaborating with Dr. Nancy Allen and Dr. Robert Daniels.
The New York Solar Energy Industries Association, the trade association representing the New York solar energy industry, named Victoria Hollick of Toronto secretary for a one-year term. Hollick is principal at Conserval Systems, Buffalo, the company that invented and commercialized solar air heating around the globe with its "SolarWall" technology.
Strauss & Co. of San Francisco named Dan Suffoletta vice president in the human resources department. Suffoletta is a Western New York native and graduate of West Seneca High School.
* Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $612,250 federal contract and a $566,250 federal contract for the modification of motional transducers and a $13,743 federal contract for alignment check tools from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Philadelphia.
* Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics, Niagara Falls, was awarded a $50,406 federal contract for supplemental armors from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.
* Ensil Technical Services, Lewiston, was awarded a $40,700 federal contract for back plane assemblies from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio.
* Donald Braasch Construction, Lake View, was awarded a $62,044 federal contract and a $8,500 federal contract for stream bank stabilization work from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, Syracuse. Place of performance will be in Town of Boston.
Meals on Wheels for Western New York recently received $2,500 from the Robert J. and Martha B. Fierle Foundation and $1,000 from the Hahn Family Foundation.
Title: "Single use ink cup holder and hand tray"
Inventor: Orsi, Mark Anthony (Youngstown)
Date issued: Jan. 18, 2011