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Selig receives ASTM Heger Award

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ASTM Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe has presented Roman J. Selig III with The Frank J. Heger Memorial Award. Selig is the National Accounts Manager for concrete products at Hamilton Kent LLC. The Heger Award recognizes distinguished services and dedication to Committee C13. The committee has a portfolio of standards that play an important role in the standardization of concrete pipes.

A member of ASTM International since 1991, Selig works on several C13 subcommittees and is pastchairman of Subcommittee C13.05 on Special Projects. His past honors with ASTM International include the Merlin G. “IB” Spangler Award in 2003—to recognize his outstanding technical contributions—and the ASTM Award of Merit in 2011.

Based in Birmingham, Ala., Selig joined Hamilton Kent in 2010. His past work as director of marketing and engineering at Sherman Industries and as a technical resource engineer at Hanson Pipe and Precast kept him local to the area with work in offices in both Alabama and Georgia. After he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Arkansas, Selig served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which included a tour of duty in Vietnam.

Outside ASTM International, Selig is an active member of the Transportation Research Board, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Water Environment Federation, the Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineering, and the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA). The ACPA honored Selig with the prestigious Richard E. Barnes Award for lifetime achievement in 2010.

Selig is an integral part of the sales, marketing and technical efforts for Hamilton Kent.

Pictured: Josh Beakley (American Concrete Pipe Association), Eric Carleton (fellow award receipient from National Precast Concrete Association), Roman Selig (Hamilton Kent) and Fred Cash (ASTM C13).