The Kanberra Group, a division of Indoor Air Professionals, with headquarters in Lancaster, appointed Dennis Dunkowski to its warehouse fulfillment team. He has more than seven years of warehouse industry experience and holds degrees from Buffalo State College and Erie Community College.


Hunt Real Estate ERA appointed Jonathan Orlow broker consultant for its Lewiston branch; Jane Siefer Realtor emeritus and associate broker; and Colleen Julikowski a licensed real estate saleswoman.


Linstar Inc., an Amherst-based security systems integrator, appointed Paul Chatham a field service engineer and Amy Wheeler an administrative assistant and events coordinator.

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Buffalo Medical Group Primary Care division physicians were recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the American Diabetes Association for providing quality care to patients with diabetes.?...

Trinity Biotech, Jamestown, was awarded a $83,430 federal contract for Elisa processing systems from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Bay Pines Health Care System, St. Petersburg, Fla.


DRS ICAS, Buffalo, was awarded a $72,000 federal contract for the repair of motors from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa.


Research Foundation for the State University of New York, Buffalo, was awarded a $51,778 contract for research and development support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta.


Title: Corbel repairs of coke ovens

No.: 8,266,853

Inventors: Bloom, Robert A. (Orchard Park); Saffrin, Paul A. (Orchard Park)

Assignee: Vanocur Refractories (Tonawanda)

Date issued: Sept. 18, 2012


Title: Expansion joint system

No.: 8,267,617

Inventors: Bradford, Paul (West Falls); Derrigan, James (Tonawanda)

Assignee: Construction Research & Technology GmbH (Trostberg, Del.)

Date issued: Sept. 18, 2012