Merrick first in Md. to get reaccreditation
The University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business became the first business school in Maryland to receive reaccreditation under new standards developed by the American Assembly Collegiate Schools of Business.
Of the more than 1,200 colleges and universities offering undergraduate business degrees, just over 300 have been awarded the accreditation to date.
Of 700 master's programs, fewer than 300 have been accredited under the new standards.
The American Assembly Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the recognized accrediting agency for business schools in the United States.
The Assembly sets standards relating to curriculum, faculty resources, admissions, degree requirements, library and computer facilities and financial resources.
The Merrick School of Business enrolls more than 1,500 undergraduates and 800 graduates in its programs.
SAC-TEC Labs opens division in Frederick
SAC-TEC Labs, a microelectronics specialty company based in Torrance, Calif., has opened a new division in Frederick, SAC-TEC Micro- devices.
The company, which is holding a grand opening June 20, acquired the former OSC/Fairchild space and defense hybrid microelectronics manufacturing facility, as well as its customer base.
Opening the new Maryland division will allow SAC-TEC Labs to serve space, military and defense contractors on both coasts. OSC/Fairchild brought in the engineering firm to help the company expand its products and provide components needed for its systems.
Schmidt head named chair of bakers group
C. Peter Smith, president of Schmidt Baking Co., will serve as the next chairman of the Independent Bakers Association, which represents 350 small- to medium-size companies in the baking industry.
Schmidt Baking Co., a founding member of the organization, is an independent, family-owned bakery in Baltimore. Its labels include Blue Ribbon and Sunbeam breads.
Mr. Smith, a graduate of the University of Maryland, has worked for Schmidt Baking since 1965. He is the fourth generation of his family to work for the company.
T. Talbott Bond Co. buys Copy Service Inc.
The T. Talbott Bond Co., a Canon office equipment dealer, has acquired Copy Service Inc. in White Marsh.
The purchase of Copy Service is the company's third and largest acquisition in six months.
In December 1994, the company purchased Kent County Business Machines of Dover, Del., and in April bought Antietam Business Equipment in Hagerstown. The company declined to disclose the purchase price or terms of its acquisitions.
Canby motor repair opens site in Timonium
Canby Motors Collision Repair of Baltimore has opened a second location on Deereco Road in Timonium.
Established in 1965, the Baltimore-based company currently employs 28 people and will add another 20 at its new location.
Potler completes mediation training
B. Marvin Potler, a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Wright, Constable & Skeen, has completed training to provide mediation services, a cost-effective alternative to litigation.
Over the past decade, mediation has gained favor in dispute resolution in both the private sector and the courts.
Mr. Potler has expertise in creditors' rights, bankruptcy and insolvency.
Takeout Taxi service opens in Towson
Takeout Taxi, a restaurant food delivery service based in Columbia, has opened a Towson service area. Restaurants participating for lunch and dinner include: Cathay Village Inn, the Charred Rib, Chi-Chi's, Deli-Licious, Harvey's, Italian Gardens, Pizzeria Uno's and the Silver Diner. T.G.I. Friday's has joined for dinner only.