Agency News

Charles Puls & Co., Rolling Meadows, was selected to provide creative direction for the Business Marketing Association of Chicago’s Tower Awards program.
Abelson-Taylor, Chicago, was chosen by Solvay Pharmaceuticals to handle advertising for Prometrium, a progesterone.
ImagiNet, Lisle, was awarded Internet projects from the city of Naperville, Ill.
Quantum Communications in Louisville was named agency of record for Jefferson Banking Co.
McCafferty and Co. Advertising in Louisville was named agency for Mercer Transportation.
Creative House Advertising, Farmington Hills, was selected as agency of record for Infiniti Mortgage.
WatersMolitor, Minneapolis, was named promotion agency of record for Malt-O-Meal Co.
Bozell Kamstra, Minneapolis, was selected as communications agency of record for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Kerker Marketing Communications, Minneapolis, was named agency of record for Medtronic Heart Valves.
Risdall Linnihan, Minneapolis, added five clients: Reliability Management Group; Summit Medical; and the Operating Services, Memcor and Control Systems divisions of U.S. Filter.
The Hughes Group, St. Louis, was named agency of record for business jet manufacturer VisionAire Corp.
Veterinary Pet Insurance selected Harmon Smith, Kansas City, as its agency of record.
Jewell Baker Zander, Kansas City, was chosen to handle Solutia’s Therminol line of heat transfer fluids.
Caterpillar selected Drone & Mueller and Associates, St. Louis, to develop an interactive marketing program.
The Urda Co., Akron, was named agency of record for Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp.
Joining the client roster of Strata-G Communications, Cincinnati, were the Thomas E. Wood insurance company; law firm Dinsmore & Shohl; Clopay Plastics; The Tennis Shop; and ITA Meeting & Presentation Services.
Dana Corp.’s Spicer Driveshaft division named The James J. Roop Co., Cleveland, its agency for marketing and trade media relations.
Smithers-Oasis USA, a manufacturer of floral supply products, chose Innis Maggiore Group in Canton as its advertising and public relations agency of record.
Purple Onion Products selected Laughlin/Constable, Milwaukee, as its agency of record. Its first assignment will be the launch of the Bella Pronto Pasta & Pesto line of foods this summer.
Advertising, Boelter & Lincoln, Milwaukee, was named agency for Internet access provider Exec PC and for Nicolet Instruments.
National Graphics named The Phoenix Group in Brookfield as its agency of record.