Agency News

ModemMedia.PoppeTyson has relocated to 230 East Ave., Norwalk.
Perry Banks Kemp in Portland has formed an alliance with London-based BFT International. The agencies will work together on new business development in the areas of packaged-goods and destination marketing.
Barrett Communications in Cambridge has completed image design work updating the corporate identity of Viewlogic Systems in Marlborough. In addition, the shop has created design materials for SolidWorks Corp. in Concord.
Cambridge Design Group in Andover has completed a print and direct mail campaign for Bizfon in Salem, N.H.; Web site development for The 5th Wave in Rockport; a group sales guide for PictureTel in Andover; packaging and exhibit graphics for Workgroup Technology Corp. in Lexington; and Web site design work for business consultant Maurice Greaver of Bethesda, Md.
Allston Technology Group, an audio and video production house in Boston, has shortened its name to Allston Group.
Corey McPherson Nash in Watertown has been tapped to redesign, the online training Web site of New York-based technology publishing company Ziff-Davis. The agency also has developed corporate identity, print communications materials and a Web site for Predictive Systems, a network consulting firm in New York.
Z Design Group in Boston has launched a Web site for the city’s public schools (
Rainier Corp. in Princeton has been hired to provide marketing communications services for Eggrock Partners, a systems integration firm in Concord. The shop will also handle advertising and public relations for Microworkz Computer Corp. in Seattle.
PR Works in Norwell has developed a Web site ( that provides tips for corporations looking for better ways to promote themselves.
Eclipse Marketing Group in Needham has been retained by Wentworth Leasing Corp. in Stow to create a direct mail program to refocus and expand the company’s sales activities.
Sterling Hager, a high-tech public relations agency in Watertown, has added the following clients to its roster: Sure Power, Danbury, Conn.; Storage Networks, Wellesley; Heroix Corp., Newton; and Davox Corp., Westford.
Dimond Communications Group in Boston has been tapped to handle public relations chores for Harvard Translations in Cambridge and Simplify Development in Nashua, N.H.
A-Type Media Group in Boston has been retained by FundQuest, also in Boston, to produce brochures for FundQuest clients Allmerica and the Commercial Bank of New York.
JK Studios Advertising in Waltham has been hired by D&L Liquors and The Chateau restaurant chain, both Waltham, as well as the Cronin’s Landing and 2000 Commonwealth Avenue apartment complexes in Waltham and Boston, respectively.
Arrco Medical Advertising in Norwood has been selected by Biolink Corp. in Middleboro for an integrated global marketing program supporting the introduction of the company’s dialysis treatment systems.
Boston-based design firm Oxygen has created a logo, stationery system, marketing collateral and signage for the Peabody Office Furniture Co. in Boston.
Pohly & Partners, a specialty publications company in Boston, has produced a Spanish supplement for the National Fire Protection Association called the NFPA Journal Espa-ol.
Sametz Blackstone Associates in Boston has been tapped by the Boston Symphony Orchestra to create a brochure and subscription materials.
JVR Communications in East Providence has been tapped for public relations chores by Group Logic, a graphic arts publisher in Arlington, Va.
Award-winning sportscaster Joe Rocco has formed RocJo Productions in Cranston. The company specializes in video production services including company profiles, training demonstrations and promotional videos and commercials.