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On the Record: March 1, 2016


Habitat for Humanity Buffalo elected Heath J. Szymczak to its board of directors. Szymczak is a member of the Buffalo office of Bond, Schoeneck and King.


Harter Secrest & Emery partner Amy L. Hemenway gave a presentation in Corning to help employers understand and prepare for new Department of Labor regulations concerning white-collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standard Act’s overtime requirements. The program was presented in conjunction with the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce.


Four Hodgson Russ attorneys were recently admitted to the New York State Bar and subsequently named associates at the firm’s Buffalo headquarters: Amat Fatimah, Zachary Hebert, Jonathan Jasinski and Nicholas Pusateri.

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Ecology & Environment Engineering was awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Gold Award in the Studies, Research, and Consulting Engineering Services category. The award recognizes E&E’s work on the Colorado Resiliency Framework, a strategy developed in response to a series of natural disasters.


Frederick Machine & Manufacturing in Buffalo received ISO 2015 Certification, making it one of the first manufacturers in the region to be certified to the new ISO 9001: 2015 standard that was published last September. An ISO certification is an international standard that adds credibility to a manufacturer by demonstrating that it is following a documented process. The ISO Quality Management System Certification was last updated in 2008.


Title: Supply source and method for enriched selenium ion implantation

No.: 9,257,286

Inventors: Heiderman, Douglas C. (Akron); Sinha, Ashwini K. (East Amherst); Brown, Lloyd A. (Amherst)

Assignee: Praxair Technology (Danbury, Conn.)

Date issued: Feb. 9, 2016


Title: Castle cap assembly

No.: D748,972

Inventors: Primeau, Daniel F. (Clarence); Portka, Dennis E. (Hamburg); Lawrence, Paul H. (Buffalo)

Date issued: Feb. 9, 2016

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