Lesco taps KPMG: Turf-care provider Lesco Inc. tapped Big Four firm KPMG as its auditor, replacing rival giant Ernst & Young.

In a statement, Lesco said that there were no disagreements between the company and E&Y on matters of accounting principles or auditing scope or procedure.

“With shareholder services recommending voluntary rotation and the federal government studying mandatory rotation of auditors, the Lesco board of directors believes that this change to KPMG is in the best interest of our shareholders,” the company said in the release.

Puroflow Selects E&Y: Filter manufacturer Puroflow tapped Big Four firm Ernst & Young as its independent accountant, succeeding Rose, Snyder & Jacobs. In an 8-K filing, Puroflow said that there were no disagreements with RS&J, and reports on the company’s financial statements over the past two years didn’t contain adverse opinions.

Ameron Replaced D&T: Pipe technology concern Ameron International Corp. replaced Big Four firm Deloitte & Touche with PricewaterhouseCoopers, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The filing did not state a reason for the change in auditors but indicated that a change was recommended by the internal audit committee and was approved by the board of directors.

Ameron reported no disagreements with Deloitte & Touche on any matter of accounting principles or practices.

American Millennium Taps GHP as Auditor: Wireless concern American Millennium dismissed incumbent auditor Dohan & Co. last month and hired Denver-based Gelfond Hochstadt Pangburn as its replacement, according to an 8-K filing.

The Golden., Colo.-based company said that it had no disagreements with Dohan & Co. on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosures, auditing scope or procedure. The filing, though, did not give a reason for the firm’s dismissal.

Dohan & Co.’s report on the company’s financial statements for the years ended July 31, 2002 and 2001, contained paragraphs expressing substantial doubt about the company’s abil-ity to continue as a going concern.

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