Chicago AESF Presents Geldzahler Award

The Chicago branch of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society (AESF) has named Castle Metal Finishing’s Phil Meier the winner of its 2012 Charlie Geldzahler Award.

The Chicago branch of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society (AESF) has named Castle Metal Finishing’s Phil Meier the winner of its 2012 Charlie Geldzahler Award. Meier began his career in the finishing trade in 1972 as a production foreman for a manufacturing job shop in Chicago. He joined Castle Metal Finishing in 1980 as a plant manager and eventually was promoted to vice president and then president. He has been a member of the American Electroplater’s Society (AES) since 1975 and earned its Certified Electroplater Finisher designation in 1978.