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Keuka Lake Level Gets New Standards

January 1, 2015

Today DSD Web Works released new lake level standards for the Keuka Lake level monitoring script used to control gate flow from the lake. Keuka Lake association has sponsored the interactive display (chart) that monitors lake level 'live'. These new standards should help better control desired levels and coordinate flow into Seneca lake.

Polyguard Products Receives Contract

January 5, 2015

Today DSD Web Works submitted a requested contract to Polyguard Products, a 60+ year old Texas based company that holds multiple patents, for the complete redesign of their corporate site. DSD Web Works had the privilege to develop and design a completely custom CMS application for their Architectural Division last year. We are honored to be asked to expand our working relationship with Polyguard.

Wayne History Reviews Data Migration

February 17, 2015

DSD Web Works, in a consultation role, has advised and updated the Town of Wayne History group on the creation and migration of a 13,000 plus entry flat file data set to a open source custom built content managed system. The new system will be very user friendly and allow for much easier management of the vast collection they are charged to collect, manage and disseminate.

Coach & Equipment Expands DSD Web Works Role

February 19, 2015

Coach & Equipment has selected DSD Web Works to expand their current design and development role into helping screen, interview and expand their in-house IT staff. We are privilege to continue are long standing relationship with a company that we truly respect and enjoy working with.

Polyguard Architectural Division Site Enhancments

March 11, 2015

Today DSD Web Works two significant site enhancements to Polyguard's Architectural Division's site. The first allows admins to assign key required products to typical applications. This allows architects to get a better idea of what is involved for a given application. In addition, DSD Web Works created a new interactive map to allow Polyguard customers to more easily identify Sales Support within specific regions across the country. The intuitive backend created for this application allows for admins to easily assign, manage and modify sales reps across the country.

Finger Lakes Yogascape Receives Site Content and SEO Analysis

March 15, 2015

Today DSD Web Works completed a site wide content SEO and content analysis for Finger Lakes Yogascape. We welcome the opportunity in our consultation role for our newest client.

DSD Web Works Takes Lead in Contract Negotiation On Famous Brands Behalf

March 18, 2015

Today DSD Web Works help negotiate a contract dispute between a third party software vendor and Famous Brands. A new corporate wide POS / Inventory system was to be implemented. However, the implementation and end product were not satisfactory to the client. DSD Web Works will work toward an amenable separation and contract dissolution.

Hitachi Metals America - First Review of New Site

March 18, 2015

Today DSD Web Works sent functional mockups of HMA's new site layout. DSD Web Works has been working directly with Hitachi's branding office in Japan to frame all changes within required set parameters. In addition, we have helped coordinate with Hitachi's Network team the configuration of new servers for the required enhancements that the new custom built content managed system will require.

Quadrant Marketing Selects DSD Web Works

March 20, 2015

Quadrant Marketing has selected DSD Web Works in a consultation role to help to coordinate the migration of their new site to DSD Web Work co-located servers. We will help on all technical issues with regard to server configuration and site migration.

Hitachi Metals America Changes its Name - Retains DSD Web Works

April 1, 2015

Today Hitachi Metals America, Ltd. (HMA) announces its name change to Hitachi Metals America, LLC (HMA LLC), a Delaware corporation, effective April 1, 2015.

Hitachi Metals America LLC., headquartered in Purchase, NY, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Metals America Holdings, Inc. and has approximately 1,500 employees as of April 1, 2015. Since its inception in 1965, the company manufactures and markets a broad range of Hitachi Metals products. It has 4 manufacturing subsidiaries and 5 sales offices in the U.S. serving automotive, industrial, telecommunications and information technology, semiconductor, consumer products and energy segments.

DSD Web Works is honored to continue our long running relationship with HMA as their lead design and development firm.

Hitachi Metals America Holdings, Inc. Formed

April 1, 2015

Hitachi Metals America Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Purchase, NY, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Metals, Ltd. and has two direct subsidiaries, Hitachi Metals America, LLC and Hitachi Metals Foundry America, Inc.

The number of total employees at the two operating subsidiaries amounts to approximately 7,000 employees as of 4/1/15.

DSD looks forward to working directly with the new corporate structure and consulting on future projects with regard to their Internet presence.

Bristol ID Looks to DSD Web Works

April 9, 2015

Bristol ID requested an interview by DSD Web Works to help with managing their Internet presence. Today, DSD Web Works personnel met with Bristol ID's Director of Sales and Marketing to discuss a potential collaborative effort on their Internet strategy going forward. We welcomed the opportunity to help.

Forbes Custom Products Extends DSD Web Works Responsiblity

April 15, 2015

Today Forbes Custom Products extended DSD Web Works role to include all SEM, SEO and AdWords marketing strategy. Our SEO results for Forbes has lead them to request an enhanced role for their marketing strategies. We appreciated thier confidence in our company and look forward to our new expanded role.

Finger Lakes Clinical Research Selects DSD Web Works

May 6, 2015

Today Finger Lakes Clinical Research selected DSD Web Works as a consultant to help with their Internet presence and in-house IT issues. We look forward to developing a relationship with our new client.

Sailor Bags Chooses DSD Web Works

May 8, 2015

Today Sailor Bags, a manufacture of high end genuine sailcloth bags and accessories choose DSD Web Works as the lead consultant and developers for their Internet presence. We look forward to the opportunity to help integrate their back-office to their e-commerce site. In addition, we will begin enhancing the look, feel and navigation of the site. DSD Web Works will also be responsible for managing the SEM and SEO for the site.

Coach President Reviews New Sales System

May 21, 2015

Today the president at Coach & Equipment reviewed the front-end of the newly designed sales system created by DSD Web Works. The new system will allow for Coach & Equipment's sales team to better server their national clients. The solution, a web based sales system, can be accessed from any Internet connected device allows for the complete build/customization of bus design.

Town of Wayne Contract DSD Web Works

June 9, 2015

Today the Town of Wayne held their semi-annual meeting in which they selected DSD Web Works to continue managing and maintaining the Town's website. In addition, a number of site enhancements have been contracted to DSD Web Works in order to further improve the usability and value of the website.

Cornell University Contracts DSD Web Works

June 18, 2015

Cornell University contracted DSD Web Works to migrate a number of regional sites to a new server farm. Server configuration, Database migration and all scripts are to be updated and moved to a new LAMP stuck as provided by Cornell IT. We look forward to taking the lead role on this migration.

Polyuard Site Search Enhancment

July 23, 2015

Today DSD Web Works complete the development and integration of a robust site search for the Architectural Division website. The site is full of many useful resources and a more responsive, visual appealing and accurate site search enhancing usability. We one again appreciate the opportunity to work this growing manufacturing corporation which resides outside of Dallas Texas.

Cornell University Successful Migration

August 5, 2015

Today DSD Web Works completed the migration of ten Cornell Regional Program websites. The Cornell sites included the migration consisted of:,,,,,,,

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Chooses DSD Web Works

August 6, 2015

After an exhaustive search and working with a number of Rochester development firms, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum has made a choice to retain DSD Web Works on the design and development of a new Internet presence. We look forward to working with the board on defining conceptual plans on what the new design will entail.

Town of Gorham (New York) Selects DSD Web Works

August 8, 2015

Last night the Town Board voted to accept the Website Design and Development Proposal submitted by DSD Web Works. We are excited to work with Town personnel on designing and developing a well organized, easily navigable, appealing, professional, informative, website that is built on a custom content managed system.

Rental Plus and Finger Lakes Premier Properties Preliminary Talks

August 13, 2015

Today the president of Rental Plus and Finger Lakes Premier Properties contacted DSD Web Works to discuss the possibility of working together on creating new efforts within their Internet presence and marketing. We look forward to the future discussion and the possible opportunity.

Sailor Bags Gives Final Approval

August 14, 2015

Today Sailor Bags gave a final approval to the proposed layout changes to the site's home page and product pages. The enhancements should presents a simplified, more intuitive presentation which will add to site usability. We enjoyed working with the entire Sailor Bag team in this endeavor.

Forbes AdWords 102% Increase

August 28, 2015

Today DSD Web Works reported on their last three months of efforts managing AdWords for Forbes Products. It was reported that all ads were optimized and fine tuned for proper content, phrase (type) and landing page. Optimization efforts resulted in an increase of 102%! Return on investment has been substantially increased with all matrics viewed including clicks, impressions, click through rate, avg. cost per click, conversions and cost per conversion. All these results were accomplished ahead of schedule and we look forward to phase two of our efforts.

Sailor Bags New Design Released

August 31, 2015

Today DSD Web Works released new design layouts for the Sailor Bags website. The new home page features a more visually appealing presentation and more practical use of 'above the fold' real estate. In addition, DSD Web Works redesigned product pages for better user experience allowing for a more logical eye / task flow when ordering product. The new layout was very well received.

Keuka Lake Association Mobile Application/Presentation Submitted

September 7, 2015

Today DSD Web Works submitted a plan to create a mobile application and presentation for the relevant and pertinent content for mobile devices. The content will include relevant lake level and lake temperature information which is routinely monitored by many. In addition, it was proposed to create a mini version of the site in mobile format.

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Ask DSD Web Works

September 8, 2015

Today DSD Web Works met with Glenn H. Curtiss administrative staff and board members where they asked for us to submit a proposal for a complete new redesign of the museum web site. The new design will include a complete custom CMS and e-commerce component. We are excited to once again create and develop a design for the museum. DSD Web Works was behind the current design which was producted back in 2005.

Cornell University Selects DSD Web Works Again

September 8, 2015

Today DSD Web Works submitted a quote to create complete custom content managed system (CMS) for a new Cornell team. We again appreciate the confidence that the University has in our company and look forward in creating yet another solution for Cornell University.

Wayne County Landlords Association Consults with DSD Web Works

September 10, 2015

Today consultants for Wayne County Landlords Association (WCLA) requested consultation and support from DSD Web Works on the future plans for the web applications offered by WCLA to it's many members. DSD Web Works looks forward to our role in helping the association going forward and creating a professional and feature rich, functional application for years to come.

Organizational Meeting with Town of Gorham

October 15, 2015

Today all Town of Gorham staff met with DSD Web Work developers to discuss all needs and wants for the new content managed system that will be custom created by DSD Web Works. The meeting went very well and we look forward to presenting visual concepts / mockups for the town to review by the conclusion of 2015.

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Loves Visual Conception

October 29, 2015

Today board members for Glenn H. Curtiss Museum overwhelmingly endorsed visual concepts for the new Glenn H. Curtiss Museum web site. The new site will be visually driven and include a complete custom content managed system. The release for the new site is scheduled for completion in early 2016.

Forbes Products In Contractual Agreement with DSD Web Works

December 11, 2015

Today Forbes Products announced the selection of DSD Web Works as the lead organization to manage and direct all SEM and SEO efforts by the company. Forbes, a manufacture of binders and custom packaging solutions headquarters is located in Rush, New York. DSD Web Works look forward to 2016 efforts.

Town of Wayne Year End Audit

December 17, 2015

DSD Web Works and Town of Wayne personnel met today to review the year's web efforts. Plans moving forward for 2016 were also discussed and it was agreed that DSD Web Works will continue to be the lead development and support firm for 2016.

Diehl Tool Steel Consults with DSD Web Works

December 17, 2015

Today DSD Web Works was asked to review and consult with Diehl Tool Steel on their current and future web presence. DSD Web Works looks forward to the opportunity to work with the Cincinnati, Ohio based tool steel company that began in 1926.

Diehl Tool Steel Inc. is an international supplier of quality tool steel, alloy steel, CPM powder metal, mold steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum products, and services. Their products are used in thousands of manufacturing applications including large automotive and aerospace producers. They deliver the highest quality steel products, on time, and to exact specifications.

Hitachi Metals America New Site Release

December 21, 2015

Today Hitachi Metals America release their new site. The site was developed by DSD Web Works using detailed design guidelines supplied by Hitachi, Ltd. The new site is more dynamic in nature as it is built on a open source, custom built, database driven platform. This allows secure administration of certain content and thus frees dependency for routine changes to the site content. The new look, feel and presentation was released ahead of schedule and all those involved are very pleased with the final creation for this project. DSD Web Works is honored to continue working for Hitachi Metals America.

Town of Gorham Approves Mockups

December 23, 2015

Today the Town of Gorham personnel reviewed conceptual mockups for the new planned website. Included in the presentation was the planned Database architecture for the custom content managed system to be built by DSD Web Works. The overall impression by the Town was very positive and early full approval may accelerate the completion time for the project.

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