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ASTM Honors J. Gregg Borchelt with Gilbert C. Robinson Memorial Award.

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March 10, 2010 - ASTM International Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units has presented Gilbert C. Robinson Memorial Award to J. Gregg Borchelt, VP of engineering and research at Brick Industry Association in Reston, VA, for his exceptional technical contributions that assist Committee C15 in its work. A member of ASTM International since 1974, Borchelt has more than 40 years of experience in the masonry industry and is active on C15, where he chairs the subcommittee on Brick and Structural Clay Tile.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM International Honors J. Gregg Borchelt for Contributions to Standards for Masonry Units

Press release date: March 5, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -ASTM International Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units has presented the Gilbert C. Robinson Memorial Award to J. Gregg Borchelt, vice president of engineering and research at the Brick Industry Association in Reston, Va., for his contributions to exceptional technical contributions that assist Committee C15 in its work and that advance the state of the art within the scope of the committee. A member of ASTM International since 1974, Borchelt is active on C15, where he chairs the subcommittee on Brick and Structural Clay Tile, as well as on Committee C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry, where he serves as membership secretary on the main committee. Borchelt, who holds a B.S and an M.S in civil engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., has more than 40 years of experience in the masonry industry. He started his career as a technical service engineer at Dow Chemical Co., and went on to hold executive positions at Masonry Systems International and the Texas Masonry Institute before joining the Brick Industry Association in 1988. He assumed his current title in 1997, and was recently named interim president and chief executive officer of BIA. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org.

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