Virtual Services Selects Bianchi Public Relations as PR Agency of Record

Posted Feb. 28th 2005

TROY, Mich., Feb. 28, 2005 – Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. announced today it has expanded its clientele with the addition of Virtual Services, Inc., a technology company serving automotive suppliers. The announcement was made by D. Mark Ratliff, president and CEO of Madison Heights, Mich.-based Virtual Services, and Richard J. Donley, vice president and partner of the Troy, Mich. public relations firm.

Bianchi Public Relations will provide strategic PR planning, public relations counseling and media relations coordination to help Virtual Services build its brand within the automotive supply chain.

Virtual Services implements process improvements and new technologies, including CATIA V5 and Unigraphics, that accelerate the product development process, increase engineering efficiency, improve product quality and reduce cost. The company provides engineering solutions and support services to automotive suppliers of BMW, DaimlerChrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota.

Virtual Services offers automakers and their supply base a comprehensive total service solution including computer-aided design (CAD) and product data management (PDM) technology, on-site implementation services, consulting, system administration services, technical training and continuous support. For more information, visit

A full-service PR agency, Bianchi Public Relations is the fifth largest PR firm in Michigan, according to PRWeek magazine’s 2004 rankings of top public relations agencies. Offering national reach and local specialization, the firm is an affiliate of The PR Collective, a public relations network of more than 40 independent agencies across North America.

The firm’s client experience includes the aftermarket, association, automotive, construction, consulting, design, e-business, education, engineering, financial services, high-tech, industrial, manufacturing, not-for-profit, professional services and real estate sectors.

Rich Donley
Bianchi PR

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