MTI Honors Award Winners
It is always a humbling experience to be recognized by your peers. Each year, the Metal Treating Institute (MTI) recognizes companies and individuals who have gone above and beyond in the area of leadership and service. They have all served MTI and the industry by investing their own time and money to help advance the cause. The following members received leadership and service awards at MTI’s 2013 Fall Meeting.
Commercial Heat Treater of the Year
This award is given by Industrial Heating in conjunction with the MTI Educational Foundation. It is awarded to the heat treater that showed excellence in the areas of quality programs, pollution/hazardous waste control and community involvement/leadership.
Associate Member of the Year
This award is given in recognition of current or ongoing commitment over the previous year to the betterment of the Metal Treating Institute and its members as a supplier.
MTI’s most prestigious award is given in recognition of the individual’s lifetime commitment to the betterment of the commercial heat-treating industry, with one or more notable accomplishments.
Award of Industry Merit
Jeff Uhlenburg, Donovan Heat Treating
This award is given in recognition of
current or ongoing commitment to the betterment of the commercial heat-treating industry, with one or more
President’s Award and
Distinguished Service Award
Mary Springer, Thermtech
Awarded by MTI’s President to the individual they feel has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help the Board of Trustees and the institute achieve its mission in serving the membership.
The Distinguished Service Award is given to an individual for their current/ongoing commitment over the previous year to the betterment of the Metal Treating Institute, with one or more notable accomplishments.
Emerging Leader Award
Jim Oakes, Super Systems
This award is given to an individual under 35 or with less than five years of volunteer service to MTI. The individual must have demonstrated a commitment toward professional development through the Young Executive Series Program (Y.E.S.) and/or the MTI Online Academy; a commitment to advancement of the heat-treating industry; made an impact on the institute through volunteering at the Chapter or National Level; and demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities.