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MetalTek Continues To Serve Customers During COVID-19

Posted by Dave Olsen on 3/26/20 11:01 AM

Valued Customers,

As governments and first responders around the world address the evolving threat of the coronavirus, it appears that it could be some time before things return to normal. MetalTek is fortunate to share an update that we hope provides a small measure of certainty to you during this uncertain time.

MetalTek is part of multiple "Critical Infrastructure Industries” as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, including the “Defense Industrial Base.” Companies in such industries are asked to maintain normal work schedules during the crisis to ensure that the U.S. remains safe and secure. As a result, all five MetalTek facilities are maintaining operations and we anticipate no disruptions to production or shipping.

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Topics: Press Release

MetalTek Announces E.J. Kubick as CEO as Part of Planned Succession

Posted by Dave Olsen on 10/28/19 2:26 PM

Press Release

MetalTek International today announced that Chief Operating Officer E.J. Kubick has replaced Bob Smickley as Chief Executive Officer. This is part of the multiyear succession plan that began with Mr. Kubick’s appointment to the COO role in January 2017. Mr. Kubick and Mr. Smickley will both continue to serve on MetalTek’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Kubick joined MetalTek in 2003 and has served in a series of operational and leadership roles of increasing responsibility. Under his leadership MetalTek expanded its capabilities in centrifugal, sand, and investment casting while strengthening its focus on operational excellence.

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MetalTek International Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees Who Serve in the Wisconsin National Guard and Reserve

Posted by Dave Olsen on 2/1/18 11:23 AM

Oconomowoc, WI – Mike Williams, Chairman of the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee (ESGR), has announced Jamie Schindel, Machine Shop Supervisor of MetalTek International, was presented with a Patriot Award by ESGR representative Bill Rheingans, Area 2 Chair in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the Wisconsin Air National Guard.

The presentation took take place at MetalTek International, 905 E St Paul Ave, Waukesha WI, at 3:30 pm on January 24th, 2018.

According to Rheingans, “Jamie Schindel was nominated for this prestigious national award by their employee Daniel Voegeli who is a member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard and assigned to the 128th ANG/LRS unit.  TSgt Voegeli is currently deployed and was unable to attend this event. 

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Topics: Press Release, Defense

MetalTek's Wisconsin Centrifugal Division Reaches Two Million Hours Without A Lost Time Incident

Posted by Dave Olsen on 5/31/17 1:22 PM

Press Release

May 31, 2017

METALTEK WISCONSIN CENTRIFUGAL REACHES TWO MILLION HOUR SAFETY MILESTONE

WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN – MetalTek International announced today that its Wisconsin Centrifugal Division has surpassed two million man hours worked without a lost time incident at their operations located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. This safety record at MetalTek's Waukesha site has extended well over two years.

This safety milestone is a direct result of each MetalTek employee’s personal dedication to safety awareness and practices. This achievement reflects the solid safety program at Wisconsin Centrifugal supported by a behavior-based safety culture, management commitment to continuous safety training, inspection and monitoring activities, and an enhanced incident review process. Wisconsin Centrifugal General Manager Eric Skibo noted, “Safety is front of mind every day.

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E.J. Kubick Named Chief Operating Officer of MetalTek International

Posted by Dave Olsen on 1/6/17 8:36 AM

Press Release

January 4, 2017

E.J. Kubick Named Chief Operating Officer of MetalTek International

MetalTek International has promoted E. J. Kubick into the new position of Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Kubick has served MetalTek in a variety of Operational Management, General Management, and Executive Leadership positions since joining the company in 2003. Most recently he served as Executive Vice President – North America, overseeing all of the company’s U.S. foundry operations.  During that time, the company has expanded capabilities and investment in their sand, investment, and centrifugal casting facilities with an ongoing commitment to operational excellence.

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