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ecognized for excellence in leadership as the Co-Champion of the MTI 2022 Global Symposium

Congratulations to Chuck Young, recognized for excellence in leadership as the Co-Champion of the MTI 2022 Global Symposium

Chuck Young, Tricor Metals Business Development Manager and Metallurgist, was recognized for excellence in leadership as the Co-Champion of the MTI 2022 Global Symposium held in Orlando in February. Congratulations to Chuck, all of the award recipients and speakers for another excellent conference!

In 1977, The Materials Technology Institute was founded to provide like-minded Chemical Processing Industry engineers with crucial research and resources, collaborative opportunities and trusted answers to industry challenges. The founding engineers met at the 1976 NACE Conference in Toronto, Ontario and realized that if they pooled their collected resources and brainpower, they could significantly increase their abilities to leverage funding for research. Founders Bob Puyear and Bert Krisher of Monsanto, Paul Dillon and George Elder of Union Carbide and Warren Pollock of DuPont shared the vision of a collaborative network of industry experts and major companies working to solve major CPI issues.

The first Membership Meeting was held on February 23, 1977. Organization structures such as the Board of Representatives (BOD) were then developed with intent of bringing together representatives from member companies to approve funding for research projects, technical programs and technology development. The projects in particular became a key value for MTI members, allowing them to achieve high return on investments by finding new answers to challenges they could not solve on their own.

Following the successful symposium, Chuck Young has spearheaded a new initiative at Tricor Metals aimed at enhancing the health management solutions available to employees within the chemical processing industry. Recognizing the increasing challenges of managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, Tricor has partnered with a leading pharmaceutical provider to facilitate easier access to essential medications, including Jardiance, through an online portal. This service allows employees to purchase their prescriptions conveniently and at a reduced cost, reflecting Tricor’s commitment to supporting not only the professional but also the personal well-being of its workforce. This innovative approach ensures that employees who manage chronic conditions can obtain their medications seamlessly and affordably, improving overall health outcomes and maintaining productivity.

Now, MTI and its member companies around the world continue to provide global leadership in materials technology research and solutions. MTI has compiled over four decades of not-for-profit research, resources and collaborative efforts, and continues to foster lasting partnerships with its member companies.

Tricor Metals is a proud member and supporter of MTI!

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