agency news


CRE Marcom in Indianapolis was named marketing communications agency for Bard Medical. The Covington, Ga., client makes uro logical diagnostic and intervention products.

Bates USA Midwest recently completed an outdoor campaign for the Hoosier Lottery. The work, which includes the headline “Waiting for an engraved invitation?” is intended to get people to play the lottery before jackpots reach record-setting levels.


Automotive component manufacturer Oiles America named Dennis Green Advertising its advertising agency. The Farmington Hills shop’s first task will be to redesign the company’s collateral materials and trade advertising.

The Berline Group was named agency of record for Home Network Online, an Internet real estate services company. The Bloomfield Hills shop will develop all advertising, public relations and media buying for the client.


TradeMark Communications purchased Williams Advertising. WA principal Tom Williams becomes a vice president/ account supervisor at the Eden Prairie agency.

Kerker Marketing Communications in Minneapolis was named agency of record for Wolf Gourmet. The maker of residential ranges and cook tops is affiliated with Kerker client Sub-Zero Freezer Co.


The Vandiver Group in St. Louis added five new clients to its roster. They are: the American Heart Association; the City of Kirkwood, Mo.; National System; the VanDover Group and the YMCA.

Germinder & Associates was named agency of record for The Blue Springs agency’s first assignment will be to launch the company’s Web site.

Jakel, which makes electric motors for appliances and office equipment, named Adamson in St. Louis its agency of record. Billings were not disclosed.


Bridge Integrated Communications won the award for best public relations and community relations campaign from the National Ski Areas Association. The Cincinnati shop won for its 20th Anniversary campaign for Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, Ind.


MARC USA in Pittsburgh has moved. It’s new address is: 1600 CNG Tower, 625 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. The new phone number is: (412) 471-1090.