Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Business Notebook: 8-6

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    The Andersons Inc. has named Srikanth Dasari vice president and treasurer.

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    Cedar Creek Church hosts its global leadership summit this week.

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■ Srikanth Dasari has been named vice president and treasurer of The Andersons Inc. of Monclova Township.

■ Wistinghausen Florist & Greenhouse of Oak Harbor, Ohio, has been given a Century Award from the Society of American Florists. The company began in 1915 when John and Mary Wistinghausen purchased a greenhouse. The business is now run by fourth-generation owner Bob Wistinghausen, and his wife, Kim.

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.



■ The Toledo Club Toastmasters will meet at 7 a.m. Friday on the first floor of One Government Center at Huron and Jackson streets, downtown Toledo. Open to the public and free. For more information, go online to toledoclub.toastmastersclubs.org.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Email items to business@theblade.com or fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Calendar” in the message field.



■ Lockbox Services LLC holds a grand opening at 1 p.m. Tuesday at its site at 1480 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green.

■ Unify Marketing & Technology Solutions of Maumee has merged with Elevate Technology + Digital Group of Holland.

Business Transitions, which include business moves and openings, should be sent by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Transitions” in the message field.



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

■ Wednesday-Friday — Global Leadership Summit at Cedar Creek Church, various properties, 2,000, regional.





The following U.S. Patents were granted to inventors in Lucas, Fulton, Wood, Lenawee, and Monroe counties and published in the Official Gazette of the Patent and Trademark Office during May, 2017. For more information call the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Business Technology Department at 419-259-5209.


■ #9,622,159: Plug-and-play interactive vehicle interior component architecture. Assigned to: Ford Global Technologies LLC, Dearborn, Mich. Pietro Buttolo, Dearborn Heights, Mich.; James Stewart Rankin II. Novi, Mich.; Stephen Ronald Tokish, Sylvania; Stuart C. Salter, White Lake, Mich., and Gary Steven Strumolo, Canton, Mich.


■ #9,623,350: Extended-life oil management system and method of using same. Assigned to: Fram Group IP LLC, Lake Forest, Ill. Ronald P. Rohrbach, Flemington, N.J.; Gerard W. Bilski, Perrysburg, and Brian Artz, Maumee.


■ #9,623,743: Device and method for synchronizing a flywheel with a drivetrain. Assigned to: Dana Ltd., Maumee. Steven J. Wesolowski, Waterville; Donald J. Remboski, Ann Arbor; Timothy J. Morscheck, Portage, Mich., and Mark R. J. Versteyhe, Oostkamp, Belgium, and Mathieu Dutre, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.


#9,624,128: Glass container coating and surface treatment process. Assigned to: Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc., Perrysburg. Carol A. Click, Corning, N.Y., and Michael P Remington, Jr., Toledo.


#9,624,670: Shingle with reinforced nail zone and method of manufacturing. Assigned to: Owens Corning Intellectual Capital LLC, Toledo. James S. Belt, Utica, Ohio, and Bert W. Elliott, Toledo.


#9,625,024: Differential with torque coupling. Assigned to: Dana Automotive Systems Group LLC, Maumee. Kenneth E. Cooper, Toledo, and Seth A. Metzger, Maumee.


#9,629,689: Attachment apparatus for remote access tools. Assigned to: FlexDex Inc., Brighton, Mich. Gregory Brian Bowles, Fenton, Mich.; James Duncan Geiger, Toledo; James Michael Licht, Howell, Mich.; Shorya Awtar and Deepak Sharma, Ann Arbor, and Zachary Zimmerman, Waterford, Mich.


#9,630,239: Apparatus for forming a blank for finish forging for a forged crankshaft. Assigned to: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp., Tokyo. Junichi Okubo, Amagasaki, Japan; Kenji Tamura, Takatsuki, Japan; Kunihiro Yoshida, Nishinomiya, Japan; Tomihiko Fukuyasu, Tokyo; Nobutaka Tanimoto, Fostoria, and Tadashi Matsui, Gurgaon, Ind.


#9,630,875: Heat treatable coated glass pane. Assigned to: Pilkington Group Ltd., Lathom, Great Britain. Neil McSporran, Perrysburg; Monica Joscelyn Hughes, St. Helens, Great Britain, and Gregory Charles Clarke, Manchester, Great Britain.


#9,631,134 Subterranean well treatment system. Assigned to: Lawrence O. Price, Meadville, Pa. Richard F. Tallin, Toledo.


#9,631,905: Stationary target shooting system. Assigned to: Trilogy Targets Creations Ltd., Oregon. Michael Doria, Oregon.


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