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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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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KERAMIDA's Stormwater Team Assists Clients with Annual Reports

KERAMIDA's Stormwater Team Assists Clients with Annual Reports

KERAMIDA congratulates our Storm Water team for their efforts in assisting all 47 Metals Industry Storm Water Group Members to get their Annual Reports submitted and certified by the deadline, which by rule is July 15 of every year. Our team also assisted 11 private clients to submit and certify their Annual Reports.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Lauren Wallace as Consultant in Sacramento Office

KERAMIDA Welcomes Lauren Wallace as Consultant in Sacramento Office

KERAMIDA is pleased to announce that Lauren Wallace has joined our team in Sacramento on a full-time basis. Ms. Wallace has been working with Jodie Crandell in the Sacramento office on a part-time basis, and has recently concluded her career as a professional athlete and is ready to begin a new adventure in full-time consulting. Ms. Wallace holds a degree from the University of California, Davis. 

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KERAMIDA Welcomes Jason Evans to NiSource Project Team

KERAMIDA Welcomes Jason Evans to NiSource Project Team

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Jason Evans to our team. Mr. Evans will be working as an Environmental Inspector as part of our NiSource project team, and will be based in Eastern Kentucky. He will be working on NiSource projects both in Kentucky and southern Ohio and will be working with Russ Freistat, our Lead EI in Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.  

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KERAMIDA Welcomes New Industrial Hygiene Technician James Brown

KERAMIDA Welcomes New Industrial Hygiene Technician James Brown

KERAMIDA is pleased to announce that James Brown has joined our team as an Industrial Hygiene technician. Mr. Brown has a degree from IUPUI. He is working with Trent Blake, Director of Security, Health & Safety, and his team on industrial sampling, and reporting.

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KERAMIDA Welcomes New Engineer Genevieve Willman

KERAMIDA Welcomes New Engineer Genevieve Willman

KERAMIDA is pleased to announce that Genevieve Willman has started full time as an engineer in the Environmental Compliance Group in our Indianapolis headquarters. Ms. Willman completed an internship with KERAMIDA last summer, and has now graduated from Purdue University.

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KERAMIDA's LAND Division Welcomes Staff Geologist Sean Jensen

KERAMIDA's LAND Division Welcomes Staff Geologist Sean Jensen

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome Sean Jensen as a Staff Geologist in our LAND Division. His position involves both field and office work and supporting senior level managers on multiple projects. Mr. Jensen has earned a B.S. in geology from Louisiana State University and is a M.S. candidate in geology at the University of Louisiana.

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KERAMIDA's LAND Division Welcomes New Project Manager Bill Pickard

KERAMIDA's LAND Division Welcomes New Project Manager Bill Pickard

KERAMIDA is pleased to welcome William “Bill” Pickard as a Senior Project Manager in our LAND Division. In addition to overall project management, Mr. Pickard will be responsible for identifying and pursuing business opportunities, managing key client relationships, and leading and participating in the execution of assignments by our multidiscipline team that supports the sustainable growth of KERAMIDA Inc.

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KERAMIDA Presents 2017 Indianapolis Day at the Park Conference

KERAMIDA Presents 2017 Indianapolis Day at the Park Conference

KERAMIDA is excited to announce that our annual Day at the Park Conference will be held on April 19, 2017. KERAMIDA's technical experts will discuss relevant topics and their significance to business and industry. Following the presentation, attendees will be treated to an Indianapolis Indians vs. Durham Bulls game. A buffet lunch will be provided at the game. 

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