TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heat Pipe Technology (HPT) a division of MiTek® Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B), today announced that Ken Jurgensmeyer, HPT’s Director of Engineering and Operations, has won the FLATE 2014 Distinguished Industry Service Award.
FLATE is the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence, and this award recognizes excellence and dedication for those who reach out to school programs to make students and teachers aware of manufacturing jobs and careers. FLATE Award winners are selected from nominations that are submitted from around the state of Florida every Fall. The award will be presented at the Annual Manufacturers' Association of Florida (MAF) Summit, December 4 in Destin, FL.
Mr. Jurgensmeyer’s passion for education and teaching extends beyond the classroom; he is widely regarded in the HVAC industry for his skills as an educator, which Jurgensmeyer uses to convey the benefits of heat pipe technology to any HPT prospects that may be new to the Company’s innovative passive energy recovery and dehumidification systems.
“I am very honored to part of this distinguished group and to receive this award. Education is my passion and having the ability to promote it with the assistance of HPT and FLATE makes this all the more rewarding. However, I will accept the award on behalf of the many people who give their personal time to promote manufacturing, all of whom work to improve themselves, our communities, Florida, and the USA through education and training,” said HPT’s Ken Jurgensmeyer.
About Heat Pipe Technology
Heat Pipe Technology, a division of MiTek®, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the innovation leader in passive energy recovery and dehumidification systems for commercial and industrial applications around the globe. Employing the very latest in passive-heat-transfer technology, Heat Pipe Technology designs and supplies the core energy recovery technologies to the world’s leading commercial air-handling equipment manufacturers. More info: www.HeatPipe.com.