Elkay Mfg. Co. recently honored Ron Katz, its chairman and CEO, for completing 50 years of service with the company with a celebration at its Broadview, IL, manufacturing facility. In other company news, Van Kipka III of Van R. Kipka Sales, Grand Rapids, MI, was presented with Elkay's 2002 Execution Award. The award is given to the sales representative that is most effective in carrying out Elkay's policies and programs.