Public relations campaigns launched for RCI, Inc. and M. Ecker & Co.
NEW YORK, NY (September 9, 2009) — Kellen Communications, a New York City-based public relations firm with offices in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Tucson, Brussels and Beijing, announces two new clients including RCI, Inc. and M. Ecker & Co.
Formed in 1983, RCI is an international association of professional consultants, architects and engineers who specialize in the specification and design of roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall systems. The organization has nearly 2,500 members and is based in Raleigh, NC. Kellen began its program with RCI in July of 2009, providing branding, marketing and public relations strategy and tactics.
“Kellen Communications is an ideal partner for RCI because they specialize in associations as well as in the building construction industry,” said James R. Birdsong, executive vice president and chief executive officer, RCI, Inc. “Kellen has strong relationships with the media and the target audiences we’re trying to reach. They have a stellar reputation for executing successful public relations campaigns in the building and construction industry.”
Additionally, M. Ecker & Co., a multi-trade contracting company providing high-quality framing, dry wall and painting for residential and commercial building projects, has signed on for a year-long public relations, marketing and advocacy program. The company distributes and installs No-Burn® products, which is a fire-resistant material and mold inhibitor. The Chicago-based company has been in business for more than 85 years and has offices in Florida and Illinois.
“I’m thrilled to have Kellen Communications come on board to assist in promoting our company and, specifically, to launch a public relations and advocacy program for our No-Burn products in the greater Chicago area,” said Robert Maramba, director of marketing, M. Ecker & Co.
With the addition of RCI, Inc. and M. Ecker & Co., Kellen Communications continues to expand upon its role as a media relations specialist in the building and construction industry. Among Kellen’s B&C industry clients are the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association, Window Covering Manufacturers Association and the Copper Development Association.
“We are excited to be working with RCI, Inc. and M. Ecker & Co., and look forward to a long, productive relationship with each of them,” said Peter Rush, chairman and chief executive officer of Kellen Communications.