Kendall Ymker to Receive 2016 International Meritorious Certificate Award
July 13, 2016
The American Welding Society (AWS) named Kendall Ymker, Engineering Manager for RoMan Manufacturing, as the recipient of the 2016 International Meritorious Certificate Award. The award will be presented at the 2016 FABTECH Event, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award was established to recognize an individual’s significant contributions to the worldwide welding industry.
Ymker has been a member of AWS for 28 years and has been involved with AWS technical committees for 20 years. He has held various offices, including: Chair of A10, Vice Chair and Second Vice Chair of J1. Presently, he serves as an At-Large member of the Technical Activities Committee (TAC) and the Vice Chair of International Standards Activities Committee (ISAC). Ymker has been involved with the development of International Standards for 20 years and currently serves as the convener of ISO TC44/SC6/WG2, the working group for standards related to Resistance Welding Equipment.
Ymker holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.