Ymker Receives AWS 2016 International Meritorious Certificate Award

November 23, 2016

At the recently concluded FABTECH Show in Las Vegas, Kendall Ymker, Engineering Manager for RoMan Manufacturing, was presented with The American Welding Society’s 2016 International Meritorious Certificate Award by David McQuaid, the Society’s President. The award was established to recognize an individual’s significant contributions to the worldwide welding industry.

As a member of AWS for 28 years, Ymker has been involved with AWS technical committees for over two decades, serving as 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).  Having been committed to the development of International Standards, he 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.