PEARL RIVER, NY – March 15, 2016 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) has announced that Riyaz Papar, PE, CEM – Director of Global Energy Services for the Company, has been elevated to the Fellow Grade of membership in ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers). ASHRAE is a global society of engineering professionals whose mission is to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. Mr. Papar’s elevation to Fellow Grade is in recognition of his having achieved distinction and having made substantial contributions in the HVAC&R industry for the past 25 years.
To be elevated to the Fellow Grade, individuals must be a full grade member of the organization for at least ten years, be nominated by another member with support from current Fellows and sponsors, and undergo a peer review by the ASHRAE Honors and Awards Committee. An individual elevated to Fellow Grade is seen by his/her peers as a person of excellence and as having made substantial contributions to the industry which had a notable, unique and positive impact in HVAC&R industry.
Kevin Zugibe, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Technologies, commented,
“We congratulate Riyaz on having achieved this distinction from ASHRAE in recognition of his exceptional contributions to our industry and particularly his achievements in the area of energy efficiency and performance optimization. At Hudson, we are well aware of his distinction and of his talents and expertise, which have benefitted the development of our Global Energy Services capabilities and growth.”