Albert Kay receives ASM Distinguished Life Member award

September 03, 2016
Source: ASM International

Mr. Albert Kay, FASM, president of ASB Industries, Barberton, Ohio, is the recipient of this year's ASM Distinguished Life Member Award.

The award is "in recognition of outstanding innovation and early commercialization of emerging thermal spray technologies, including high-velocity oxyfuel and cold spray; exemplary development of a business model that gained worldwide recognition; and for dedication and unselfishness, unstinting personal effort, and leadership on behalf of the Thermal Spray Society and ASM International."

The Distinguished Life Membership award was established in 1954 and is conferred on leaders who have devoted their time, knowledge, and abilities to the advancement of the materials industries. His award will be presented during a future Akron Chapter meeting. 



Subject Classifications

Industries and Applications | Aerospace and Defense

Materials Processing and Treatment | Coating

Materials Processing and Treatment | Thermal Spray Technology