In Memoriam: Alro Steel Founder Passes Away

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In Memoriam Al Glick, the founder, CEO and Chairman of Alro Steel, passed away February 8 in Jackson, Michigan at the age of 95. Al had been a leader of Alro Steel since 1948 when he co-founded the company with his brother Robert. During his long career at Alro, Al received a number of honors,…

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In Memoriam: Former TC 131/SC4 Chairman Passes Away

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In Memoriam Luis (Lou) Moreiras Sr., TC 131/SC4 Chairman until December 2020, recently passed away. Lou began his career in engineering in the 1970s and spent 32 years of his career at Parker Hannifin before retiring in 2009. He started his consulting company, Hydraulic Technical Services, LLC, the same year. In addition, he served as…

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In Memoriam: Brennan CEO Passes Away

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In Memoriam David D. Carr, the CEO of Brennan Industries Inc., recently passed away after being with the company for 60 years. He became president of the company in 1973 and transitioned to CEO in 2008. During his years of leadership, the company reached a number of milestones, including establishing its current corporate headquarters and…

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In Memoriam: Maha Lab Founder Passes Away

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In Memoriam Prof. Monika Ivantysynova, founder and director of the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue University, passed away August 11, 2018 after battling cancer for four months. Ivantysynova was well known in the international fluid power community for her work as a professor, team leader, and advisor. She received many awards during her…

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In Memoriam: Motion Industries CEO Passes Away

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In Memoriam Timothy Breen, the president and CEO of Motion Industries since 2014, recently passed away at 58 after battling cancer. Breen had begun his career with Berry Bearing Company in 1982 where he worked his way up through a number of sales and management positions. He continued to work his way up after Berry…

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In Memoriam: Kepner Products Company Founder Passes Away

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In Memoriam Hugh Griffiths Kepner, one of the founders of Kepner Products Company, has passed away at age 94. Born in Chicago in 1922, Kepner studied mechanical engineering at Purdue University after serving as 1st Lieutenant Field Artillery for the U.S. during World War II. Soon after graduating, he started Kepner Products Company with his…

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In Memoriam: NFPA’s First Executive Director Passes Away

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In Memoriam Jim Morgan, NFPA’s Technical Director, CEO, and founder of ISO/TC 131 from 1965 – 1988 died on March 24, 2016 in Venice, Florida. He was 92 years old. Originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin, Morgan was a graduate of Marquette University College of Engineering and a Registered Professional Engineer. Morgan was also heavily involved with the…

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