Founded in 1946, WIKA is dedicated to making advances in pressure, temperature, level, flow, force and calibrations technologies.

WIKA USA held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, May 10th to celebrate their Grand Opening in Ascension Parish at 3001 South Darla Avenue, Gonzales, La.

Founded in 1946, WIKA is dedicated to making advances in pressure, temperature, level, flow, force and calibrations technologies. WIKA and its wholly owned subsidiaries offer a broad portfolio of measurement solutions as well as services to support design, installation, repair and calibration needs. With More than 8500 employees and more than 40 locations around the world, WIKA provides the expertise, flexibility and delivery performance required from a global partner.

Attending the Ribbon Cutting for WIKA were Managing Director of the Americas Dave Wannamaker, VP of Sales/ Process Industry Shawn Kriger, VP of Sales Operations Jerry Collier, General Manager Paul Lemmens, Gulf Coast Sales and Operations Manager George Gugich, Technical Sales Manager Lead Stephen Tennis, Technical Sales Managers’ Jason Blaum and Robbie Conway, Technical Account Manager Chris Seidel, Sales Operation Manager Sydney Truss, Project Manager Steven Fernandez, and Market Segment Manager Tony Maupin. Also in attendance were Ascension Parish Public Information Officer Martin McConnell, City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux, Ascension Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Barker Dirmann, Ascension Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Operations Liz Laurent along with Chamber Ambassadors and WIKA family and friends.

If you would like more information on WIKA USA, please call (225) 315-9432, email george.gugich@wika.com or visit their website www.wika.us. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information on the Ascension Chamber of Commerce, please visit www.ascensionchamber.com, e-mail info@ascensionchamber.com or call 225-647-7487.

Contributed by Ascension Chamber of Commerce