Agency News

Esrock Partners in Orland Park was named agency of record by Sartori Foods of Plymouth, Wis.
Business Systems Online in Naperville was chosen to do Web site design and development for PM-Vanguard Management.
Marketing Unlimited in Indianapolis has picked up four new accounts. They are Indiana Mortgage Funding, Indianapolis; Tennessee Mortgage Funding, Nashville; North Carolina Mortgage Funding, Charlotte, N.C.; and Unfinished Furniture in Indianapolis.
Villing & Company in Mishawaka won an award from the Healthcare Marketing Advertising Awards for television work it produced on behalf of the South Bend Medical Foundation, a full-service clinical laboratory with operations throughout Indiana and Michigan.
Creswell, Munsell, Fultz & Zirbel, Cedar Rapids, was named agency of record for the Professional Farmers of America.
Thomas C. Porter & Associates, Des Moines, has acquired Falcon Marketing & Communications.
Associated Advertising Agency in Wichita has launched its Web site: The site will include information on Associated’s trademarked “GREAThinking” and “Synectic Insight” methods.
Pepper & Associates in Overland Park was selected as agency of record for the city of Independence’s Department of Tourism.
Marketing.comm, Overland Park, has launched a Web site for the Tennessee Oilers, part of the National Football League.
McCafferty and Company Advertising, Louisville, has been selected to develop TV, print, and outdoor advertising for Hausman Jeep.
Simons Michelson Zieve Advertising, Troy, was named agency of record for the Nederlander Theatrical Organization, which operates theaters in the area, including the Fisher Theater, the Masonic Theater and the Detroit Opera House.
The Berline Groupe, Bloomfield Hills, has taken over the accounts of Commplus Marketing and Communications, Birmingham.
The Layton Marketing Group in St. Paul was enlisted to handle direct mail for The St. Paul Companies, St. Paul. Layton will use its “MarketMaster” lead-generation survey format.
Kerker Marketing Communications, Minneapolis, was named agency of record for 3M’s packaging system division.
Morgan&Myers, Minneapolis, has moved to larger quarters in the “uptown” area, the new address being 2909 Hennepin Ave. South.
Bolin Marketing and Advertising in Minneapolis moved to a new building at 2523 Wayzata Boulevard. Bolin purchased and remodeled the building, which houses other tenants.
Adamson Advertising in St. Louis has been awarded several projects from the Marsh Company, Belleville, Ill.; St. Louis companies Ralston Foods and Solutia.
MBS Multimode, a subsidiary of Dimac Marketing Corp. in St. Louis, was chosen to handle database management for Weight Watchers International.
Kochan & Co. Advertising in St. Louis was named agency of record by The Hautly Cheese Co.
Eat Advertising & Design in Kansas City was chosen to produce a fourth-quarter radio campaign for Westlake Ace Hardware.
New clients at Redstone Communications in Omaha are Immanuel Healthcare Systems; AgeWell; MBA Poultry; and Warner Brothers Consumer Products Division. Separately, Redstone formed Redstone Direct as a division to handle direct marketing.
RMD Advertising in Columbus was enlisted by the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers Council, headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Zero Base Advertising in Columbus has developed a brand campaign for Red Planet, which puts out a catalogue of golf supplies for what Zero Base refers to as “the progressive golfer.”
Benghiat Marketing & Communications, Orange Village, will produce a series of training videos for the U.S. Postal Service.
DMW Worldwide, the result of four direct response firms coming together, has opened in Wayne.
Lindsay, Stone & Briggs Advertising in Madison was chosen as agency of record by Madison Newspapers, and will oversee campaigns for two local dailies, The Capital Times and the Wisconsin State Journal. The shop was also named agency of record for Airadigm Communications, Appleton, Wis., to handle brand development for Einstein Personal Communications, the company’s digital, wireless phone service.
Charlston/Orwig in Hartland was chosen to handle advertising and public relations for Nufarm, St. Joseph, Mo. Nufarm produces and markets phenoxy herbicides, and recently was licensed by Monsanto to sell glyphosate products.
Malcolm Marketing Communications, with offices in Madison and Racine, is putting together marketing work for Burdick, a subsidiary of Spacelabs Medical in Redmond, Wa., that is headquartered in Deerfield, Wis.
Tri-Ad Communications in Milwaukee was named agency of record for a private courtroom facility established by The Trial Sciences Institute, also in Milwaukee.
Benseman Advertising in Madison was named agency of record for Ray’s Shoes, Watertown. Ray’s also has stores in Beaver Damn, West Bend, Wisconsin Rapids and Hartford.
Advertising, Boelter & Lincoln in Milwaukee was named agency of record by the Berner Cheese Company, which recently introduced “Easy Bagel,” said to be the first private-label cream cheese spread in an aerosol dispenser. The agency was also enlisted as agency of record by the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
Circle Midwest has completed design for a direct mail series from Heritage Quality Printing & Graphic Center. The agency was also selected to do a quarterly publication for M&I Data Services.