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Hemsley Honored with Recognition of Achievement Award

Thursday, February 28, 2019  
Posted by: Kristi Olson
    AEMA President Mark Ishee presents the 2019 Recognition of Achievement Award to Mike Hemsley, Paragon Technical Services. Photo courtesy FP2.


AEMA President Mark Ishee presented Mike Hemsley, Paragon Technical Services, with the AEMA Recognition of Achievement Award for his considerable contribution to AEMA and the asphalt emulsion industry including eight years as chair of the International Technical Committee.

This award is presented to an individual, active or retired, who has made a significant contribution to emulsion technology of the advancement of the emulsion industry. 

Mike Hemsley has participated in dozens of technical committees in his more than 25 years of service to the industry.  Having participated on AEMA’s International Technical Committee for the past 20 years, he served as its chair since 2011 before deciding to turn over the reins to Vice Chair Joe Brandenburg following the Annual Meeting.

Hemsley has worked continuously through his career to improve asphalt emulsion binders and mixtures through innovative design methods, process control, laboratory analysis and formulation chemistry.  He has given much of his time and effort towards improving the quality of the treatments and materials that each of our members are engaged in producing.  

AEMA salutes Hemsley for this well-deserved recognition.

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