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Published: Sunday, 7/3/2011

Business Notebook: 7-3

ACHIEVEMENTS

Russ Critelli of Mannik & Smith Group, Maumee, has been elected president of the Engineers Foundation of Ohio and vice president of education for the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers.

Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Achievements” in the message field.

 

CONVENTIONS

Listings include organizations, headquarters and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:

■ Thursday - Saturday — Elite Baseball Tournament, various, 1,500, regional.

■ Thursday - Sunday — Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Park Inn, Crowne Plaza, Hilton Toledo, 7,000, regional.

■ Friday - Sunday — Wolves Tournaments, Battle at the Border, various, 500, regional.

■ Friday - Sunday — Pet Raffa Memorial Soccer Tournament, various, 1,000, state.

■ Friday - Sunday — Suburban Girls Softball, Toledo Shoot-out, Hilton Toledo, 2,000, regional.

■ Saturday - Monday — GarasuNoShiCon 2011 Glass City Convention, various, 800, regional.

■ Saturday- Tuesday — International Society for Plastination, Hilton Toledo, 80, international.

 

AREA PATENTS

The following U.S. patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County, Ohio, inventors in May, 2011, and published in the Official Gazette of the Patent and Trademark Office. For more information call the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Business Technology Department, at 419-259-5209.

#7,951,641 Photovoltaic lead manufacture; Steven Campbell, Holland; Stephen Murphy, Perrysburg; James Poddany, Northwood; Thomas Truman, Toledo; assignors to First Solar Inc., Perrysburg Township.

#7,951,219 Cast formed filter and method of making the same; Philip P. Treier, Bloomdale, Ohio; Christopher P. Montelauro, Bowling Green; assignors to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.

#7,950,295 Hand-held torque and linear force meter; Frank E. Semersky, Holland; Jonathan A. McGurk, Toledo; Aaron R. Teitlebaum, Holland; Spencer W. Crissman, Toledo; assignors to Plastic Technologies Inc., Holland.

#7,950,186 Clip-on inner panel seal assembly; David M. Gross, Clinton Township, Michigan; Alan Peth, Holland; Mark Faunce, Milford, Mich.; assignors to Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc., Novi, Mich.

#7,942,281 Closure and package with flexible base wall panel; Kenneth S. Bloom, Bloomdale, Ohio; Terry D. Patcheak, Ypsilanti, Mich.; assignors to Rexam Closure Systems Inc., Perrysburg.

#7,951,173 Pedicle screw implant system; John E. Hammill, Sr., Maumee; Robert L. Doubler, Monroe; assignors to Ortho Innovations LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

#7,947,248 Pyrolyzed rubber products and processes; Kenneth Wesley Hamby, The Woodlands, Texas; James Brian Kelly, La Jolla, Calif.; Timothy Joseph Kuhn, Perrysburg; assignors to Tellus Technology LLC, San Diego.

#7,947,214 Process and product for making ceramic materials for semiconductor doping; James E. Rapp, Oregon.

#7,947,065 Locking polyaxial ball and socket fastener; John E. Hammill, Sr., Maumee; Robert L. Doubler, Monroe; assignors to Ortho Innovations LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

#7,942,911 Polyaxial bone screw; Robert L. Doubler, Monroe; John E. Hammill, Rossford; assignors to Ortho Innovations LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

#7,942,910 Polyaxial bone screw; Robert L. Doubler, Monroe; John E. Hammill, Rossford; assignors to Ortho Innovations LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

#7,942,909 Thread-through polyaxial pedicle screw system; John E. Hammill, Sr., Maumee; Robert L. Doubler, Monroe; assignors to Ortho Innovations LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

#7,942,258 Digital processor sensor loop detector and method; Jack Bruce Wallace, Powell, Ohio; John James Gartland, Delaware, Ohio; Richard Herman Blausey, Toledo; Edward Louis Kerekes, Jr., Oregon; assignors to Veyance Technologies Inc., Fairlawn, Ohio.

#7,941,991 Split crimper for heat sealing packaging material; Louis M. Montano; Perrysburg; Larry E. Smith, Perrysburg; assignors to Lako Tool & Manufacturing Inc., Perrysburg.

#7,938,960 Fuel filter and method of adding fuel additive to diesel fuel; Scott J. Tabb, Huntersville, N.C.; Ronald P. Rohrbach, Flemington, N.J.; Gary B. Zulauf, Findlay; Peter D. Unger, Convent Station, N.J.; Weston H. Gerwin, Perrysburg; Daniel E. Bause, Flanders, N.J.; Gerard W. Bilski, Perrysburg; assignors to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.

#7,875,734 Low pressure carbonylation of heterocycles; Geoffrey W. Coates, Lansing, N.Y.; John W. Kramer, Mount Pleasant, Mich.; Joseph A. R. Schmidt, Sylvania; assignors to Cornell Research Foundation Inc., Ithaca, N.Y.

#7,875,357 Silver-free low-e solar control coating; David A. Strickler, Toledo; Srikanth Varanasi, Toledo; assignors to Pilkington North America Inc., Toledo.

#7,875,227 Molded plastic container and preform having insert-molded RFID tag; Brian J. Chisholm, Sylvania; assignor to Rexam Healthcare Packaging Inc., Perrysburg.

#7,875,143 Method and apparatus for labeling containers; Robert F. Kontz, Toledo; assignor to GerroPlast GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany.

#7,874,323 Fluid supply assembly; Michael J. Kosmyna, Toledo; assignor to Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, Ill.

#7,867,507 Pesticide delivery granule; Timothy D. Birthisel, Perrysburg; James R. Lynch, Toledo; Matthew G. Johnston, Centennial, Colo.; assignors to The Andersons Inc., Maumee.

#7,866,541 Fish cooler with counting means; John Kerekes, Toledo.

#7,863,815 Electrode configurations for plasma-disc PDP; Carol Ann Wedding, Toledo; Daniel K. Wedding, Toledo; Oliver M. Strbik III, Holland; assignors to Imaging Systems Technology, Toledo.

#D631,172 Window frame for a door; William V. Pagryzinski, Leo, Ind.; Robert Carnick, Toledo; Roswitha M. Jordan, Holland; assignors to Therma-Tru Corp., Maumee.

#D630,003 Hooded shirt; Ken R. Brown, Toledo.

#D630,002 Hooded shirt; Ken R. Brown, Toledo.

#D630,001 Hooded shirt; Ken R. Brown, Toledo.

#D637,826 Table; John B. DeVriendt, Bowling Green; assignor to Biofit Engineered Products, Waterville.



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