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HUESKER’s Olsta to be honored by ASTM

April 5, 2018

April 5th, 2018 / By: / Category: Company News, People

Based in Chicago, HUESKER Inc.’s business area manager for Tektoseal Jim Olsta will be honored with the American Society of Testing and Material (ASTM) International’s Richard S. Ladd Standards Development Award on June 25, 2018, at the main meeting of the ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock in San Diego, California.

Jim Olsta. Photograph courtesy of HUESKER Inc.

“When Jim Olsta joined the HUESKER, Inc. team in September of 2016,” HUESKER Inc. CEO Sven Schröer said, “I knew we would continue raising the bar on our industry’s standards. I’m proud of Jim’s dedicated and extensive efforts in the development of ASTM Standard D8106.”


At HUESKER Olsta is primarily responsible for providing customers with the engineering services required, recommending best practices and providing associated products to the environmental market. Olsta has been an active member of various ASTM committees since 1988, and he has dedicated time to working alongside ASTM Committee D18 developing standard test methods for determining the oil sorption capacity of organophilic clay.