Eric Mower + Associates promoted Valerie Czamara to senior pay-per-click strategist with EMA Insight, the firmís integrated strategy, planning and analytics group. A University at Buffalo graduate, she joined the firm in 2004 as media coordinator.


Kevin J. English, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, was selected for Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America. The LCA is an honorary trial lawyer society composed of less than one-half of 1 percent of American lawyers.


BlueRock Energy, a privately held energy services company licensed by the New York State Public Service Commission that provides electricity, natural gas and green energy products, appointed Tim Neal energy supply consultant for the Buffalo region.

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Astronics Corp. delivered the 600th Max-Viz enhanced vision system for installation on Cirrus SR22 airplanes. The system helps penetrate haze, light fog, smoke and precipitation eight to 10 times farther than the unaided human eye.


Clark Air Conditioning Systems, East Aurora, was awarded a $41,113 federal contract for air conditioning filter elements from the Defense Logistics Agencyís Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia.


Fluid Power Service, Lancaster, was awarded a $31,586 federal contract for spherical bearing replacement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo.


Bethany Technologies Co., Le Roy, was awarded a $24,602 federal contract for security cameras from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo.


Title: Welding alignment and spacing article

No.: 8,292,161

Inventor: Hacikyan, Michael (Amherst)

Date issued: Oct. 23, 2012