Bergmann Associates, an engineering and architectural design firm, named Michael Zera a senior construction engineer in the Buffalo office. Zera will serve as a liaison to the City of Buffalo on various maintenance contracts. He previously was a senior engineer with the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works.
SellingHive, a social network in Dunkirk that provides tools to connect sales professionals and companies while providing a secure environment to meet, negotiate and close business, appointed Nicole Szydlo marketing manager. She is a Fredonia State College graduate. Szydlo will oversee www.SellingHive.com and its national affiliate program. Also, the company named Clint Marriott lead sales consultant and Alex Brown technology project coordinator. Marriott is a graduate of Canisius College and holds an MBA from St. Bonaventure University. Brown is a Fredonia State College graduate.
Trautman Associates, a Buffalo architectural and engineering firm, named Jason E. Mock and Daniel A. Levine to its engineering department. Mock and Levina are both graduates of the University at Buffalo.
SKF USA, Falconer, was awarded federal contracts for $65,468; $40,729; and $29,996 for annular ball bearings from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.
Strock Enterprises Ltd.,Buffalo, was awarded a $23,400 federal contract for staircase repairs and penstock door replacement services at the Mount Morris Dam from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo.
Process Technology Optimization, Grand Island, was awarded a $99,992 federal contract for research and development basic research from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich.
Fallon Community Health Plan, a health care services organization in Worcester, Mass., appointed David M. Jachimiak chief information officer. Jachimiak holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Niagara University.
Title: "Solvent compositions containing chlorofloroolefins or fluoroolefins"
Inventors: Johnson, Robert C. (Lancaster); Tung, Hsueh Sung (Getzville); Singh, Rajiv Ratna (Getzville); Shankland, Ian (Randolph, N.J.)
Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)
Date issued: July 26, 2011