Karl M. Weiler, former president of Weiler Abrasives, has achieved the John J. Buckley Lifetime Achievement Award from the Industrial Supply Association (ISA). The award is ISA’s highest distinction and honors outstanding individuals in the MROP channel for their longstanding service and their contributions to supporting the success of the industrial supply industry.
“Karl’s story and the story of Weiler Abrasives are built into the history of the industrial MROP channel. His bold leadership, ability to innovate and dedication to his employees and community are why this award exists. Karl Weiler sets the bar for all of us that seek to make a difference through a lifetime of achievement,” ISA president Brendan Breen said.
Weiler Abrasives provides abrasives, power brushes and maintenance products for surface conditioning. Karl M. Weiler’s son, Chris Weiler, is the company’s standing president and CEO.