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On the Record / September 26, 2012

>Hires/Promotions/Honors

The Greater Buffalo Building Owners & Managers Association honored Dennis Cannon of CBRE Buffalo/Comvest Consulting as BOMA property manager of the year. Other BOMA awardees: property of the year, Hotel @ The Lafayette, Signature Development; real estate development of the year, William R. Greiner Hall, University at Buffalo; board member service award, Lois Richter, 69 Delaware Avenue Associates; member of the year, Shelley Unocic, Uniland Development Co.; special project of the year, Jet View Center Property Conversion, 55 Amherst Villa Road, Cheektowaga; vendor member of the year, Ronald C. Schlegel, R.E. Kelley; property renovation of the year, New Era Cap Co.; and contractor of the year, Ed Simoncelli, Simoncelli Electric.

Bouvier Partnership special counsel John P. DePaolo will moderate a Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York seminar, featuring Martin E. Gordon from the Rochester Institute of Technology speaking about black box evidence and engineering assessments for motor vehicle accident litigation. DePaolo is president elect of the Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York.

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>Company Connections

Seneca Gaming Corp. received 33 "Best of Gaming 2012" awards from the readers of Casino Player magazine. The annual survey determines the best casinos, hotels, amenities and games throughout the United States. Seneca Gaming's 33 awards was up from 26 in 2011.

Ooo la la Boutique, located at 663 Main St., in East Aurora launched the Ooo la la Boutique Fashion Truck in Buffalo recently. The truck is a mobile boutique filled with clothing and accessories. The truck is available for private shopping parties, fashion shows, and community events.

Scipar Inc., Williamsville, was awarded a $115,166 federal contract for SCADA software and human machine interface hardware, from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla, Wash.

Tecmotiv USA, Niagara Falls, was awarded a $75,963 federal contract for power transmission equipment from the Defense Logistics Agency Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich.

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Patents

Title: Generating partial sums

No.: 8,271,572

Inventors: Fam, Adly T. (East Amherst)

Assignee: The Research Foundation of State University of New York (Amherst)
Date issued: Sept. 18, 2012

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Title: Orbital sander grip

No.: D667,285

Inventors: Welsch, Walter N. (Clarence); Bolis, Jason T. (Amherst)

Assignee: Dynabrade Inc. (Clarence)

Date issued: Sept. 18, 2012