The Home Improvement Council of Western New York, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1963 to better the image of the remodeling industry, named Bill Miller, of Siegel Landscape and Drainage, chairman of its 2011 board of directors. Other officers: co-chairman, Jeff Valone, Try-Lock Roofing Co.; treasurer, Don Blackman, M&T Bank; and secretary, Ann Phillips, Phillips Construction. Directors: Scott Protas, Sellmore Industries; Skip Roehrig, A.G. Roehrig and Son; Frank DeCarlo, Paragon Restoration Group; Nicole Young, A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair; Marc Cagne, AAA Timberline; Allen Dembski, Waddell and Reed; and Bill Wirth, Bill Wirth Roofing and Siding.
22nd Century Group, a Clarence company focused on the development of a prescription smoking-cessation aid and modified-risk tobacco products, appointed Caroline E. Bronckers manager for promotions and graphic design. Bronckers has more than 20 years' experience in product promotions, graphic design and photography. She will lead both the trade show initiatives and the creative services departments for the company.
The Buffalo certified public accounting firm of Lumsden & McCormick appointed Erik M. Seeger and Brian S. Weinzler staff accountants in the tax department. Seeger is a graduate of Hilbert College and received an MBA from St. Bonaventure University. He previously worked as a tax and audit intern at a local CPA firm and at Meridia Community Credit Union. Weinzler graduated from Canisius College and studied abroad at Lorenzo de' Medici in Florence, Italy. He previous worked at Ingram Micro, where he was responsible for vendor relationships.
Harter Secrest & Emery partner Carol E. Heckman will present "Brush Up Your Expertise on Experts: Amendments to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules," a continuing legal education program offered as part of the Bar Association of Erie County's Noonday Lectures series April 12.
SKF USA, Falconer, was awarded a $127,518 federal contract, a $45,578 federal contract and a $30,819 federal contract for cylindrical roller bearings from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.
Tecmotiv (USA) Inc., Niagara Falls, was awarded a $33,491 federal contract for cylinder assemblies from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Truck-Lite Co., Falconer, was awarded a $32,663 federal contract for electric lamps from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich.
Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a federal contract valued at up to $1,405,326 and a $42,310 federal contract for physical properties testing equipment from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Huntsville, Ala.; a $450,525 federal contract for guns up to 30 mm from U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill.; and a $4,967 federal contract for aircraft components and accessories from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
Title: "Bend relief spacer"
Inventors: Samuelson, David E. (Wheatfield); Pautler, Donald Robert (Lockport)
Assignee: Delphi Technologies (Troy, Mich.)
Date issued: March 8, 2011