Jerald L. Glatz, vp of Florida operations for Burke Flooring in Umatilla, Fla., has received the 2010 ASTM International Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow.
received the award from ASTM Committee F06 on Resilient Floor Coverings for his
work in the development and maintenance of flooring standards and related test
methods. The Award of Merit is the highest society award granted to an
individual ASTM member for distinguished service and outstanding participation
in committee activities.
International member since 1992, Glatz currently leads F06 as chairman and
participates on several F06 subcommittees, including the U.S. Technical
Advisory Group to ISO TC 219 on Floor Coverings (F06.92). Committee F06
recognized his contributions with a Service Award in 2004. He also works on several other ASTM
committees in addition to F06, including D22 on Air Quality, E05 on Fire
Standards, E06 on Performance of Buildings, E12 on Color and Appearance, E60 on
Sustainability and F13 on Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear.
more than 39 years of experience in the rubber, plastics and resilient floor
industries. In his role at Burke
Flooring, Glatz manages facility operations and is also responsible for new
extruded product development, compound formulation and continual improvement
through expansion and cost reduction initiatives. He has been awarded 19 U.S. patents
for resilient flooring product designs.
Glatz honored with ASTM's International Award of Merit
September 16, 2010