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On the Record: May 25, 2016


The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers named Carol Schmeidler its Western New York Safety Professional of the Year at the Western New York Safety Conference in April. Schmeidler has a bachelor’s degree from Albany State and a master’s degree from the University at Buffalo. She is the manager of Safety and Industrial Hygiene Programs for UB’s Department of Environment, Health & Safety Services.


The Society of Industrial & Office Realtors elected David Schiller speaker-elect of its Global Chapter Leadership Council for 2018 to 2020 at its recent Spring World Conference in San Diego. He is associate broker and director of sales at Pyramid Brokerage Company of Buffalo/Cushman & Wakefield Alliance Member. SIOR is an office and industrial real estate association with 3,100 members in 630 cities in 34 countries. Schiller is the first upstate New York member of SIOR to be elected by the society to serve in this capacity.

Company Connections

Frontier Industrial Corp. was recognized by Dow Chemical Co. for outstanding safety performance in 2015.  FIC received the award for promoting worker safety during demolition projects. This was the fourth time FIC has received the award (2009, 2010 and 2014). The company completed more than 600,000 man-hours without lost work time injury on Dow Chemical projects.


Mullican Flooring continues to partner with HGTV’s “Property Brothers” as the exclusive provider of hardwood flooring for its current season. Mullican has a factory in Holland.


Title: On-street parking management methods and systems for identifying a vehicle via a camera and mobile communications devices

No.: 9,323,993

Inventors: Wang, Yao Rong (Webster); Cummins, David (Washington, D.C.); Darst, Matthew (Chicago); Furst, Michael (Penfield); Chanawangsa, Panya (Williamsville); Fan, Zhigang (Webster)

Assignee: Xerox Corp. (Norwalk, Conn.)

Date issued: April 26, 2016


Title: Clamp rod assembly

No.: 9,327,372

Inventors: Farnham, Timothy J. (East Amherst)

Date issued: May 3, 2016