Posted by Robert Wolniak on October 26, 2015
Alex Kass (Production Engineer, Indian Springs Mfg.) was awarded the 2015 Robert P. Turkington Innovation and Technology Award at this year’s Continuing Challenge HazMat Workshop in Sacramento CA.
The Robert P. Turkington Award is presented to the individual, group, organization or other association who developed, or was instrumental in the development and/or creation of a new technology or innovation for the hazardous materials community ( It is named in honor of Robert P. Turkington, an early innovator in hazardous materials response equipment. )
The award was presented to Alex Kass for his initial concept and overall design work for the new Chlorine Institute Emergency Kit-B, Device 28C. The new design is a major advancement for the containing of potential leaks that may occur on chlorine one ton containers. Alex Kass has been an employee with Indian Springs for over 25 years.
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