RICHMOND, VA: NHC Communications, a Montreal-based manufacturer of
data and telecommunications equipment, has tapped Siddall, Matus &
Coughter for its marketing needs, including public relations. The PR
portion of the $8 million to $10 million marketing account
is close to $450,000 in fees. NHC develops and manufactures
products used by b-to-c companies to connect computer systems. It was
named 2000 Tech Stock of the Year by Canada-iNvest.com, when its stock
value increased by more than 3,000% during the year.