Ken Nightlinger Receives Albert Cohen Award

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January 29, 2019
Ino-Tek, Inc. ( is pleased to announce that Kendall Nightlinger, Senior Code Specialist for Hazardous Materials and Life Safety has been awarded the prestigious Albert Cohen Award by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering – Michigan Chapter.
Ken Nightlinger is a nationally recognized expert in the application of Building and Fire Codes for the safe design and operation of commercial and industrial facilities.  Ken possesses over 40 years of Mechanical Trade experience and has been a Fire Protection, Mechanical Plans Examiner / Inspector Since 1992.  Ken has been a Code Instructor since 1994 and designated as a Lifetime State of Michigan Code Instructor (#1952).  He participates in the International Code Council Action Committees (FCAC, BCAC) and work groups regarding Hazardous Materials, Fire Protection and Life Safety issues and speaks regularly to Architects and Engineers about code compliance and Life Safety design issues.  Ken also speaks regularly before Building, Mechanical and Fire Inspector Associations promoting a higher level of understanding about the challenges of safety around hazardous materials.  Ken’s passion for his trade and professionalism engages his audience, empowering many of them as Ambassadors for Life Safety. Ken is currently President of the Metropolitan Mechanical Inspectors Association and Past President of Mechanical Inspectors Association of Michigan.  Ken joined Ino-Tek in 2018 as a Senior Code Specialist for Hazardous Materials and Life Safety.
The Albert Cohen Award was created in honor of Albert Cohen who served as the chairman of the Michigan State Plumbing Board for many years.  Mr. Cohen was also chairman of the Society Seal Control Board and the Plumbing-Testing laboratory Committee.  He was active in many plumbing industry organizations and worked to promote the preservation of plumbing codes and standards.  The award is given to the plumbing inspector / code official of the year as recommended by a committee of their peers and approved by the Board of Directors.
Founded in 1996, Ino-Tek is the Leader for the Design, Installation and Service of Turn-Key, Code-Compliant Life Safety / Hazardous Material Emergency Alarm Systems. Our customers include leading auto manufacturers, tier-one suppliers, universities, research institutions, hospitals, municipalities and even the United States Environmental Protection Agency. With over 2200 Code-Compliant Life Safety Systems installed across the United States, Canada and Mexico, protecting over 100,000 employees and visitors every day, Ino-Tek is the supplier of choice when it comes to keeping people safe around hazardous materials!
Our comprehensive Proactive Compliance approach incorporates Hazard Reviews, Code-Compliance Assessments and cutting-edge Engineering to ensure that our systems set the standard for worker safety in Hazardous Material environments. To ensure continued safety in the workplace, we provide ongoing Calibration, Certification, Maintenance and 24/7 support to our customers through our in-house team of service professionals.

Ted Zellers, Operations and Strategy Executive
(586) 336-0856

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