2018 ACE Award Winners

These three individuals are recognized for their outstanding achievements in remanufacturing. Three scholarships, one in honor of each winner, have been established to encourage future industry leaders to become more engaged with remanufacturing before graduation.

John Disharoon, Caterpillar was nominated for his strong endeavorsto support and grow remanufacturing around the world. 

Disharoon expressed his appreciation for the award saying, “Receiving this award from the Remanufacturing Industries Council is a great honor as I have spent many years advocating on behalf of market access for remanufactured products.  Along with the dedicated and passionate members of RIC, we will continue making a difference in the reman community. And an enormous salute to all of this year’s nominees, each of whom has made important contributions to the reach and impact of remanufacturing.”

Don Chenevert, Jr., Deputy General Counsel, SRC Holdings Corp. was nominated for his outstanding leadership launching the first official ANSI standard for remanufacturing, RIC001.1-2016: Specification for the Process of Remanufacturing.

Mr. Chenevert conveyed his gratitude for the award saying, “I am honored and humbled to receive the ACE Award for Collaboration.  The Remanufacturing Industries Council reflects the power of collaboration across diverse industries – from aeronautics to electronics to office furniture to engines.  As the developer of the ANSI standard for the process of remanufacturing, RIC is in the vanguard promoting and advancing remanufacturing in the United States and around the world.”

Dr. Matthew Hudson, Dean of Technical Education, Ozarks Technical Community College, was nominated for developing and implementing new remanufacturing courses offered by the college, covering fundamental remanufacturing principles like core management, inspection and cleaning, salvage and reclamation, repair, and preventative maintenance.

Dr. Hudson reflected on the tribute of earning the award saying, “I am so honored by this recognition and proud to partner with industry leaders in an effort to combat the workforce shortage together.I look forward to presenting a student in our community with a scholarship toward their education.”