KERAMIDA Welcomes Dustin McCain as Director of Health & Safety Services

KERAMIDA Welcomes Dustin McCain as Director of Health & Safety Services

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Dustin McCain to our team. Mr. McCain will be leading our Health and Safety, and Security efforts, working out of our Indianapolis headquarters. He will also be helping our California offices in Sacramento and L.A. as they continue to grow their Health and Safety services. Mr. McCain comes to KERAMIDA with more than 25 years of experience in Industry as a health and safety professional.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Danielle Rigali to California's Environmental Compliance Services

KERAMIDA Welcomes Danielle Rigali to California's Environmental Compliance Services

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Danielle Rigali to our team. Ms. Rigali has more than 10 years of experience in environmental compliance, performing a wide variety of services. She will be supporting our California team in Los Angeles and Sacramento, as we work to grow our presence in this market. Ms. Rigali has a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and a Masters in Environmental Engineering.

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Register Now For KERAMIDA’s 2018 “Day at the Park” EHS Conference

Register Now For KERAMIDA’s 2018 “Day at the Park” EHS Conference

KERAMIDA's annual “Day at the Park” Environmental, Health & Safety, and Sustainability Conference will be held in Indianapolis on April 25, 2018. Following the presentations, the attendees will be treated to an Indianapolis Indians vs. Syracuse Chiefs game at Victory Field. Click here for details and to register now!

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IH Testing for Midstream Oil and Gas Company Finished Ahead of Schedule

IH Testing for Midstream Oil and Gas Company Finished Ahead of Schedule

During the month of February 2018, KERAMIDA had the opportunity to perform a large radiation and noise measurement project for one of the largest midstream oil and gas companies in North America. The industrial hygiene testing was conducted at 40 facilities, encompassing nearly all of the client's Northeast region. KERAMIDA's James Brown performed 95% of this work and the task was finished inside of two weeks - when the client was anticipating a duration of at least three weeks. 

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KERAMIDA Announces Major Sponsorship for Indianapolis Sustainability Summit

KERAMIDA Announces Major Sponsorship for Indianapolis Sustainability Summit

As an Indianapolis-based, global EHS consulting and engineering firm, with over 20 years of experience in Sustainability, KERAMIDA is proud to be the presenting sponsor for the 2018 Indianapolis Sustainability Summit.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Albert Chung, Ph.D., P.E. to California EHS Compliance Division

KERAMIDA Welcomes Albert Chung, Ph.D., P.E. to California EHS Compliance Division

KERAMIDA is pleased to announce that Albert Chung, Ph.D., P.E. will be joining our expanding L.A. office as a Senior Project Manager of Compliance Services on March 7. Dr. Chung has over ten years of experience in chemical and environmental engineering. His focus is on air quality compliance, greenhouse gas emissions, plant process analysis, air quality permitting, and energy efficiency projects for clients in various industries.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Tariq Ahmad to California EHS Compliance Division

KERAMIDA Welcomes Tariq Ahmad to California EHS Compliance Division

KERAMIDA is pleased to announce that Tariq Ahmad will be joining our expanding L.A. office today as a Senior Project Manager of Compliance Services. Mr. Ahmad has 25 years of diversified Environmental, Health and Safety compliance experience in both consulting and industrial positions, and most recently served as the EHS Manager with Starbucks in Rancho Cucamonga, California. He is a hands-on collaborator with a keen understanding of complex EHS rules and regulations as they apply to day-to-day plant operations, and is known for his cross-functional collaboration skills to drive EHS strategies across all levels of an organization. 

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Patrick Evans to the Environmental Compliance Division

KERAMIDA Welcomes Patrick Evans to the Environmental Compliance Division

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Patrick Evans to our team. Mr. Evans will be starting on February 7 and working with our Indianapolis Environmental Compliance Division as a Project Scientist. Mr. Evans is joining us from Southern California, as he and his family have chosen to relocate to Indianapolis.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Andrew Tirmenstein to the Security, Health & Safety Division

KERAMIDA Welcomes Andrew Tirmenstein to the Security, Health & Safety Division

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Andrew Tirmenstein to our team. Mr. Tirmenstein will be starting on January 29 and will be serving as a Senior Project Manager in our Security, Health & Safety Division. Mr. Tirmenstein has been in the Environmental, Health and Safety industry for about 20 years. For the last 15 years, he has served as an EHS Manager for a number of manufacturing firms in Indiana.

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KERAMIDA Focuses on Redevelopment at National Brownfields Training Conference

KERAMIDA Focuses on Redevelopment at National Brownfields Training Conference

KERAMIDA's Pamela Griesemer, VP of Sustainability Services and Ed Joniskan, Land Division Senior Manager, attended the Brownfields 2017 conference this past December in Pittsburgh. Cosponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the National Brownfields Training Conference is the largest gathering of stakeholders focused on cleaning up and reusing formerly utilized commercial and industrial properties.

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KERAMIDA's Fred Kohloff Elected as Vice-Chairman of ASTM International Committee E34

KERAMIDA's Fred Kohloff Elected as Vice-Chairman of ASTM International Committee E34

Congratulations to Fred Kohloff, Senior Health & Safety Specialist, on being elected as Vice-Chairman of ASTM International Committee E34 on Occupational Health and Safety, for 2018. Mr. Kohloff previously served as Secretary of E34 in 2017. The E34 committee has a current membership of approximately 235 and has jurisdiction of 20 standards, which are published in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Volume 11.03.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Diana Ludwig to the Security, Health & Safety Division

KERAMIDA Welcomes Diana Ludwig to the Security, Health & Safety Division

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Diana Ludwig to the company. Ms. Ludwig will be working in the Indianapolis office as part of the Security, Health and Safety team, and be specifically integrated into our safety training team. Ms. Ludwig comes to KERAMIDA from the construction industry, where she most recently was working for AECOM Hunt in a safety support role. Prior to that, she had also worked in the environmental field in Indianapolis, working with Spill Recovery of Indiana, among other jobs.

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Kristen Belcredi and Fred Kohloff Receive AFS Service Awards

Kristen Belcredi and Fred Kohloff Receive AFS Service Awards

KERAMIDA’s own Kristen Belcredi and Fred Kohloff were recently honored by the American Foundry Society at the Environmental Health and Safety Conference in Hoover, Alabama. The awards were given "for dedication and service to help build and improve environmental, safety and health conditions within the metalcasting industry." Service Awards are given to AFS committee members that actively served on AFS committees for an extended period of time.

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KERAMIDA's November 2017 New Hires

KERAMIDA's November 2017 New Hires

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome three new employees to the company:

  • Johnny Pan is an engineer with a strong air and water background who will be working with the California team. He will be located in the Los Angeles metro area and work directly with Ron Hayes, Vice President. Mr. Pan has previously worked with the South Coast Air Quality Management District and the California Regional Water Quality Control, Region IV, Industrial NPDES Group.

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Hurricane Disaster Recovery Services in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Disaster Recovery Services in Puerto Rico

The devastating impacts of Hurricanes Maria and Irma have wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico's communities, businesses, infrastructure, real estate and power grid. KERAMIDA's Land Division Vice President, Steve Cobb and Project Coordinator, John Young visited Puerto Rico to assess damage to several Simon Mall properties in and around San Juan. KERAMIDA is working with Simon to get common areas in the mall open as quickly as possible as there are currently limited retail spaces open for residents to get food and clothing.

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KERAMIDA is Pleased to Announce Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

KERAMIDA is Pleased to Announce Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

It is our pleasure to announce that KERAMIDA will grant a 3 week paid Maternity and Paternity leave for the birth or adoption of a child. The 3 week leave can be taken in any increments and at any intervals within the first year since the birth/adoption event. The availability of short-term disability for mothers will remain the same for time past the 3 week paid leave. This policy is retroactive to all employees who became parents since January 1, 2017.

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IMA's Hall of Fame Sponsorship

IMA's Hall of Fame Sponsorship

On October 4th, KERAMIDA's Kathy Moore, Mack Overton, and Wesley Fleming participated in the Indiana Manufacturer's Association (IMA) Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon, where KERAMIDA was a Silver Sponsor. KERAMIDA is a proud supporter of the IMA and enjoyed the opportunity to participate at this event honoring the manufacturing companies who have made significant contributions to the growth of the manufacturing industry in Indiana and to the state's overall economic well-being.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes New Intern Meghan Litvan

KERAMIDA Welcomes New Intern Meghan Litvan

We are happy to announce that Meghan Litvan will join KERAMIDA as an Intern. Meghan is a Senior at the renowned Herron High School in Indianapolis, and an honors student. Her internship is coordinated through Herron's Student Internship Program which aims at providing students real professional exposure to areas of interest to them.

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