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Agency News

Lipson Alport Glass & Associates, Northbrook, has established a new Integrated Communications Group. John Dolby, a founding partner of Bender Browning Dolby & Sanderson, Chicago, was named managing director of the group.
DiMeo Doroba, Chicago, was retained to handle public relations for Environetx, a provider of office environment services.
Financial Trust & Savings Bank selected Fairman, Schmidt & Capelli, Chicago, to handle its advertising.
The Rosen Group, Chicago, was selected to handle advertising for The Chicago Fire, which opens its inaugural Major League Soccer season March 21.
The Royse Group in Champaign has changed its name to Royse Wagner Inc. Agency partners are Mike Royce and Jill Wagner.
Michael Walter Advertising, Chicago, and its Network Public Relations unit were chosen by Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital to handle collateral and outdoor and print advertising, and by Swedish Covenant Hospital for print and outdoor advertising.
Technical Chemicals & Products, a manufacturer of healthcare diagnostic products, chose CRE Marcom, Indianapolis, as its agency for advertising, public relations, sales promotion and research.
Meyocks & Priebe Advertising, West Des Moines, was selected as agency of record for Industrial & Transportation Equipment Co., a regional Trackmobile distributor.
Associated Advertising Agency, Wichita, was named agency of record for Dealers Leasing, a consumer and commercial leasing company operating in 36 states.
Royal Marketing in Grand Rapids will handle marketing for the new DeltaPlex Entertainment and Expo Center arena.
Miller Meester Advertising, Minneapolis, was selected by Copper Sales Inc. to handle trade advertising, public relations and direct marketing.
Bozell Kamstra, Minneapolis, was named marketing communications agency of record for securities and investments firm Dain Rauscher.
Periscope Marketing Communications, Minneapolis, was named agency of record for Digi International, a data hardware and software company.
Core, St. Louis, was named to handle strategic branding and advertising for Washington University’s Olin School of Business.
Bozell in Omaha is handling public relations for TEK Industries’ Accu-Cut Systems and Jangle.com divisions, which market craft and educational products.
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Lincoln selected Swanson Russell Associates, Lincoln, to handle creative development and media planning and placement for advertising and promotions.
HMJ Associates, Omaha, has been renamed Envoy. The 10-year-old agency has billings of $8 million.
Preferred Rubber Compounding Corp. selected Innis Maggiore Group in Canton as its agency of record for advertising and public relations.
Wyse Advertising, Cleveland, was named agency of record for Medusa Aggregates Group, a marketer of cements and landscaping products.
Mycogen Seeds named Bader Rutter & Associates, Brookfield, as its agency of record.
Ovation Marketing in La Crosse was awarded the strategic marketing and catalog account for the Koeze Co., a marketer of nuts and candy.
Blue Horse, Milwaukee, added Seaquist Closures to its client roster.
The Wisconsin Dells Visitor and Convention Bureau selected Celtic Advertising, Brookfield, to handle its public relations.
Rust-Oleum Corp.’s Industrial Business Group division named Nelson & Schmidt Marketing Communications, Milwaukee, its agency of record.
Domino Amjet, a marketer of ink jet printers, chose Marx McClellan Thrun, Milwaukee, to handle direct marketing, advertising and public relations.