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On the Record / Feb. 25, 2012

>Hires/Promotions/Honors

The Capital Management Group of Companies promoted Chad D. Pyc to chief operating officer. Pyc previously served as executive vice president of operations at the company. Pyc is a Fredonia State College graduate. The Capital Management Services Group of Companies includes a collection agency, customer support call centers, a realty investment company and a telecommunications product reseller.

Fetch Logistics, an Amherst-based third-party logistics firm, promoted Mike Piatkowski to senior vice president of operations. Piatkowski began as a carrier manager with the company in November 2002.

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>Company items

Jack Hunt Gold & Silver has contracted The Magellan Group to develop and manage its rebranding needs. Jack Hunt Gold & Silver, located in Kenmore, specializes in the sale of bullion (gold and silver coins) and is a national buyer of precious metal scrap.

The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo was reaccredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

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>Patents

Title: "RFID detection and identification system including an RFID reader having a limited transmit time and a time-out period to protect a medical device against RFID-associated electromagnetic interference"

No.: 8,115,600

Inventors: Frysz, Christine A. (Orchard Park); Stevenson, Robert A. (Canyon Country, Calif.); Tyers, Geddes Frank Owen (Vancouver, Calif.)

Assignee: Greatbatch Ltd. (Clarence)

Date issued: Feb. 14, 2012

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Title: "Tank filters placed in series with the lead wires or circuits of active medical devices to enhance MRI compatibility"

No.: 8,116,862

Inventors: Dabney, Warren S. (Orchard Park); Frysz, Christine A. (Orchard Park); Stevenson, Robert A. (Canyon Country, Calif.); Brendel, Richard L. (Carson City, Nevada)

Assignee: Greatbatch Ltd. (Clarence)

Date issued: Feb. 14, 2012