In Business

In Business

April 08, 2006

Acquisitions

Commerce Corp., a Baltimore importer and distributor of home and garden merchandise, acquired J. Mollema & Son Inc., a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based wholesale distributor of horticultural products.

Awards

The Delmarva Foundation, an Easton-based national nonprofit focused on health care, has been awarded the U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.

Designations

David L. Cahn, founder of Franchise & Business Law Group, was named a "legal eagle" by Franchise Times magazine as the sole Legal Eagle in Maryland.

Media news

Marketing AdVents, the newsletter of the Direct Marketing Association of Washington, announced that Michael A. Knipp will write a bi-monthly column on career building for young marketers.

New clients

Martin Schaffer Inc., a Bethesda advertising agency, added Maryland-based Marligen Biosciences as a client.

New name

SecurityHunter Inc. has changed its name from Oracle Surveillance and revamped its corporate structure to reflect its growing government sector business. It recently was awarded a $1.8 million contract to provide homeland security management support services to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Training

Associated Builders and Contractors' Baltimore chapter is accepting applications for apprenticeship training in building trades programs. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should apply in person weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the ABC offices, 1220B E. Joppa Road, Towson. For information, call 410-821-0351.

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