Jason C. Battleson, of Knockout Lockouts of Buffalo, received the American Towman ACE Award for achievement in service performance. Recipients were nominated by national motor clubs and dispatch centers. The ACE Award is presented by American Towman magazine, a trade publication serving emergency road service professionals.
Brock, Schecter and Polakoff staff accountant Sarah K. Crisman earned Certified Public Accountant designation.
Buffalo Medical Group achieved three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program. The QOPI certification program is an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a professional physician organization for those providers who care for people with cancer.
Rural/Metro Medical Services in WNY received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services for its compliance with national standards of excellence.
ATTO Technology, an Amherst provider of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, launched Accelerate, a new initiative that offers sales and marketing opportunities for suppliers of connectivity solutions.
The Walmart Foundation awarded $10,000 to Lockport CARES Emergency Homeless Shelter and $10,000 to the Salvation Army in Buffalo as part of its 12 Days of Giving Facebook campaign.
VoIP Supply, a VoIP solutions provider, will donate 2,000 dinners to the Buffalo City Mission to feed needy families this Christmas. The company also donated 1,000 dinners to the Mission this Thanksgiving.
Title: "Process for the preparation of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (HFO-1234yf)"
Inventor: Van Der Puy, Michael (Amherst)
Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)
Date issued: Dec. 6, 2011
Title: "Exhaust gas treatment device"
Inventor: Kumar, Amit (Getzville)
Assignee: Unifrax I LLC (Niagara Falls)
Date issued: Dec. 13, 2011