Chicago Corrosion Group Presents Talks, Papers

CCG’s Warren Brand presented two technical talks at SSPC in February, “Understanding Concrete Crack Repair, simplifying the complex matrix of solutions,” and “Conceptual Flaws in Corrosion Mitigation Practices, conflicting interests, attitudes and incentives of decision-makers are the leading cause of all paint and coating failures.” “It was a pleasure seeing many friends and industry professionals,” […]

Caterpillar Moving Top Execs to Chicago Area

NEW YORK (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. is moving its headquarters to the Chicago area and won’t build a new complex in its current Peoria, Illinois location. “As a result of continuing challenging market conditions and the need to prioritize resources to focus on growth, Caterpillar will not build the previously announced headquarters complex in Peoria,” the company said. The […]

Franklin Electric Announces Engineering Scholarship Recipients

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE) announces recipients of the 2016 Franklin Electric Charitable and Educational Foundation Engineering Scholarship Program. As a global engineering leader, Franklin Electric is proud to support local students in an effort to continue to shape the future of the water and fueling system industries. The scholarship program […]

Mortenson Construction Expands Chicago Management Team With Promotions and New Hire

CHICAGO — In response to strong growth and in recognition of key contributors to its success, Mortenson Construction recently has promoted multiple tenured leaders and recruited a new executive in Chicago. Mortenson promoted Joe Krueger, who joined the company in 2005, to construction executive. After working on several hospital and data center projects, Krueger led […]

Active Members Annual Dues Raised for 2017

It’s been a long time coming — roughly 30 years, in fact — but beginning in January 2017, annual dues for Active Members of CEAC will be going up to $100. Percentage-wise, it may be a big increase, but we feel it’s warranted and fair, given inflation since the last time dues were raised. We […]