Du-Co Ceramics Company Establishes Annual Awards

Du- Co Ceramics Company has established annual awards through the American Ceramic Society in honor and memory of the late Reldon W. Cooper who co-founded Du-Co Ceramics in 1949. The Company sponsored a luncheon at the Material Science & Technology meeting held in Pittsburgh, PA in October 2012 to announce the establishment of the awards.

More information about the criteria for the awards can be found on the American Ceramic Society website at www.ceramics.org. The deadline for applications is April 1st with the awards being presented at the MS&T meeting held in the fall. The following awards are available:
Du-Co Ceramics Scholarship
Du-Co Young Professional Award

Pictures from the luncheon:

Cooper Family at MS&T Luncheon 2012

Cooper Family: From left to right: Kyle C. Knapp, Grandson and Du-Co General Manager; Linda A. Cooper, Daughter; Leanne L. Saiber, Granddaughter; Lora C. Rothen, Daughter and Du-Co CEO; Robert R. Saiber, Grandson.

Thomas W. Arbanas, Du-Co President

Thomas W. Arbanas, Du-Co President Thomas W. Arbanas, Du-Co President, presenting information to attendees about the company

Lora C. Rothen, Du-Co CEO

Lora C. Rothen, Du-Co CEO giving attendees a virtual tour of the Company’s Saxonburg, PA facility.

MS&T Luncheon 2012 Group Photo

From left to right: Standing: George Wicks, ACerS President; Tom Arbanas, Kyle Knapp, Linda Cooper, Lora Rothen, and Charlie Spahr, ACerS Executive Director. Seated: Leanne Saiber and Robert Saiber.

Lora Rothen, Charlie Spahr, George Wicks

Lora Rothen of Du-Co and Charlie Spahr and George Wicks of ACerS.

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