IHS Awards and Recognition

2012 has been a big year for Industrial Heat Sources and its president and founder Ken Paine. Following are some of the awards and recognitions received this past year.  

World-Class Customer Service Honoree

Industrial Heat Sources was selected by a panel of judges composed of world-class customer service sponsors, who evaluated nominees on their philosophy, systems, promises and culture. Read more about IHS’ selection here. 


Visionary Award

Visionary Awards are presented to business leaders who have demonstrated a history of innovative ideas throughout their careers, or have developed cutting-edge processes and products. Read more about Ken’s selection and watch is acceptance speech here.


Entrepreneur of the Year Honoree 

In June, Ken Paine was recognized as a finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Ken was one of 27 Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs honored at the event, a list that included Ray Leach of JumpStart, Inc., Dr. Robert Kent of Summa Western Reserve Hospital, and Eric Lofquist of Magnus International Group (the winner of the distribution and manufacturing group).