Biz Notes

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls Power Solutions recently received the 2010 Supplier of the Year Award from General Motors Corp. The Johnson Controls Power Solutions division of Glendale-based Johnson Controls Inc. manufacturers lead-acid and advanced lead-acid batteries for starter and start and stop vehicles and lithium-ion batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles. GM’s Supplier of the Year program started in 1992. Each year a cross-functional team of purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives determines the winners. This is the third consecutive Supplier of the Year award Johnson Controls Power Solutions has received from GM.

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin

The Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin cancer program has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. The three-year accreditation is in the teaching hospital category, which is limited to academic medical center cancer programs associated with medical schools. The award recognizes organizations that excel in clinical care, cancer leadership, cancer data management, research, community outreach and quality improvement. Compliance in these areas is determined during an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor. Facilities also are rated in 29 other cancer program standards.

Media Dynamics

West Allis-based Media Dynamics has added mobile application development to its production services. The company says it will specialize in building third-party applications for iPad, iPhone and Android as well as cross platform solutions. The firm’s full line of services includes the design, development and production of interactive multimedia productions, 3D and Flash animations, computer-based training/education programs, website design, development and enhancement and video productions.

Milwaukee law firm opens New England office

Milwaukee-based Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, the nation’s largest certified minority-owned law firm, has opened a New England office in Boston, Mass. Joining the firm in the Boston office are Ferdinand “Fred” Alvaro, Jr., partner-in-charge; Judith Melideo-Preble, partner; John Molloy Jr., of counsel; Dr. Kenneth Whittaker, partner; and William Parker, partner.

“We share the same client focus, core values and commitment to real diversity with our colleagues at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan,” said Alvaro.

“These outstanding lawyers extend our national footprint and enable us to provide clients with outstanding representation across New England,” said Emery Harlan, managing partner at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan.

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