ASI PROMOTES TWO DEPARTMENT HEADS TO ASSISTANT SHOP SUPERVISORS, AUGUST 2020
ASI announces the promotion of Kurt Katers, head of the machine department, and Matt Kartheiser, head of the coatings department, to Assistant Shop Supervisors.
Kurt grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and graduated from Southwest High School. He started as a welder at ASI in 1994, and became head of the machine department over ten years ago. Kurt has decades of experience on the shop floor fabricating drying systems, assisting with shop scheduling, training new employees, and implementing upgrades to the machine department. He enjoys camping, hiking, and spending time with his three daughters and two grandchildren.
Matt grew up in Menomonie, Wisconsin, and graduated from Menomonie High School. Matt began his career at Whitefield Industrial Coating in Green Bay, and joined the coatings department at ASI in 2014. Matt is a skilled painter, has volunteered to be part of ASI's safety inspection team, and has contributed to ASI's quality control processes. Matt is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator for the DNR, volunteers at the Wildlife Sanctuary in Green Bay, and is an avid sailor, taking first in class in the 2020 Hook Race.