Wagner Companies retiree receives award
Henry N. Bills, recently retired from The Wagner Companies, has received the Frank A. Kozik Award for outstanding volunteer service to the ornamental and miscellaneous metals industry. The award, named in honor of Kozik, who served as the association's first president in 1958 — 59, was presented by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA) during its 47 th annual convention in New Orleans, March 5.
A longtime volunteer, Bills served several terms as a supplier director on the NOMMA board. He has served on the Standards, Membership, Insurance, and OSHA Communications committees and is respected particularly for his work with the Americans With Disabilities Act. He also was involved for many years with the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM), where he played a role in developing the Pipe Rail Manual.
Bills retired from The Wagner Companies in September 2004 after 39 years of service, which included working in product development, code compliance, marketing, and customer relations. He continues to be involved in the industry.