Fitchburg, Wis.-based construction company Tri-North Builders added David Lawson as vp of west coast operations at its California office. Lawson comes with 19 years of construction management expertise in both commercial and retail projects.
Lighting manufacturer Hera Lighting (Norcross, Ga.) hired Julie Rafalowsky as a customer service representative.
Tension fabric manufacturer Moss Inc. (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) appointed Daniel F. Koch, Jr. to vp of retail environments. Prior to joining Moss, Koch served as senior manager of business development at Lorton, Va.-based Impressions Marketing Group (IMG).
New York-based Lifestyle-Trimco, manufacturer of mannequins, forms, seasonal décor and displays, hired Sean Sager as creative director. With over 17 years experience, Sager has held senior visual positions for some of America’s largest retailers.
New York-based luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. plans to open 17 new company-operated stores by the end of January 2012. Six locations are expected in the Americas, three in Europe and eight in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened its third location in Reno, Nev., making it the chain’s 169th location nationwide.
Columbus, Ohio-based Big Red Rooster, a multidimensional brand experience firm, expanded its marketing communications and branding services through the incorporation of Integrate Inc., Moorehead Design and The Imaginati.
Lighting manufacturer Martin Professional Inc. (Aarhus, Denmark) established a dedicated project sales department, in which Brad Haynes will head the department as senior project manager. He has served as a regional sales manager and product manager for Martin since 2006.
Commerce, Calif.-based Nora Lighting launched a revamped website at www.noralighting.com.
Outwater Plastics Industries + Architectural Products by Outwater (Bogota, N.J.). released its new 2011 Closet Components catalog supplement, featuring a variety of Outwater’s closet related and storage accessory products.
Design Firm Callison (New York) is hiring architects, designers and operations experts to help develop its global markets. For more information, visit www.callison.com/careers.
Fixture manufacturer Stylmark Inc. (Minneapolis) began a licensing partnership with truss systems manufacturer Trussworks (Oakland, Calif.) that allows Trussworks to manufacture and market STOWaway and SNAPtruss truss systems to the exhibit industry.
Lighting manufacturer WAC Lighting (Garden City, New York) received a Best of the Best Award for its “Responsible Lighting” print advertising campaign from The Electrical Distributor (TED) Magazine and the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED).
Fixture manufacturer Walls + Forms (Dallas) launched a redesigned website at www.wallsforms.com.