The Scientific Society of the Silicate Industry is committed to provide moral and material appreciation for its members who supported the goal and activity of the Society with outstanding performance. To this purpose, it grants its members and put them up for various honors.

The outstanding performance that is the basis of the acknowledgment can be the high-level performance of a specific task or an activity performed for a prolonged period. The acknowledgment is awarded with having regard to the activity facilitating the featured task.

Szilikátiparért (for the silicate industry) medal
The Szilikátiparért medal is an honor awarded by the Society to its own members. The Presidency of the Society decides on awarding the honor based on the proposals of the Divisions. The honor is awarded annually on the Builders’ Day.

MTESZ Award, Medal
The Society – during the operation of MTESZ – was entitled to give a proposal for awarding the MTESZ Award and Medal. The proposals were discussed by the former management.

Other government and social honors
In addition to the above, the Society is entitled to put up its deserving members for various government and social honors.

Members of the Society awarded in the recent years

Szilikátiparért 2016 Sopronyi Gábor Brick and Tile
(for the silicate industry) Kohányi István Glass
medal Kürti István Stone and Gravel
2015 Dr. Szépvölgyi János Fine Ceramics
Kárpáti László Stone and Gravel
Kiss Róbert Brick and Tile
Görbics Ferenc Glass
2014 Varga Zsuzsa Glass
Dr. Kakassy Gyula Brick and Tile
Sey Pongrác Brick and Tile
Keller Antal Brick and Tile
Dr. Rudnyánszky Pál Insulation Materials
2013 Csányi Erika Concrete
Gallé Gábor Glass
  Gál László Insulation Materials
  Varga Sándor Brick and Tile
2012 Dr. Boksay Zoltán Glass
Dr. Tamás Ferenc Cement
  Regenhart Péter Insulation Materials
2011 Dr. Dani Sándorné Brick and Tile
Dr. Kertész Pál Stone and Gravel
  Dr. Baksa Csaba Insulation Materials
  Tóthné Kiss Klára Glass
  2010 Dr. György József Fine Ceramics
  Mattyasovszky Zsolnay Eszter Brick and Tile
  Dr. Kausay Tibor Concrete
  2009 Dr. Ujhelyi János Concrete
  Kató Aladár Brick and Tile
  Lipták György Glass
  Asztalos István Vezetőség
  2008 Csányi Erika Concrete
  Bocskay László Cement
  Soós Tibor Fine Ceramics
  2007 Dr. Salem Georges Nehme Concrete
  Sas László Cement
  Bobály János Stone and Gravel
  2006 Dr. Szalóki Gyuláné Vezetőség
  Dr. Balázs György Concrete
  Dr. Gálos Miklós Stone and Gravel
  2005 Dr. Arany Piroska Concrete
  Dr. Wojnárovits Lászlóné Vezetőség
  Jákó Klára Insulation Materials
  2004 Dr. Kovács Károly Vezetőség
  Dr. Liptay András Concrete
  Iffy László Insulation Materials
2003 Dr. Erdélyi Attila Concrete
  Vajda László Stone and Gravel
  Szerb József Brick and Tile
  2002 Koska János Vezetőség
  Serédi Béla Stone and Gravel
  2001 Dr. Fodor Péterné Cement
  Varga Zsuzsa Glass
  Dr. Szaladnya Sándor Fine Ceramics
  2000 Szántó József Cement
  Dr. Opoczky Ludmilla Cement
  Bódogh Zsuzsanna Fine Ceramics
  1999 Dr. Józsa Zsuzsanna Concrete
  Mogyorósi Sándorné Cement
  Molnár Gyula Fine Ceramics
  Dr Gömze A. László Fine Ceramics
  Fekete László Stone and Gravel
  Sopronyi Gábor     Brick and Tile
  Dr. Bálint  Pál Brick and Tile
  Bogdán György Insulation Materials
  Dr. Rudnyánszky Pál Insulation Materials
  Dr. Szabó István Glass
  Dr. Wojnárovits Lászlóné Vezetőség
  Palócz Mária
MTESZ Award, Medal 2008 Serédi Béla Stone and Gravel
  2007 Spránitz Ferenc Concrete
  2006 Dr. Kausay Tibor Concrete
  2005 Sey Pongrác Brick and Tile
  2003 Dr. Szabó István Glass
  2002 Dr. Rudnyánszky Pál Insulation Materials
  2001 Riesz Lajos Vezetőség
Ministerial Certificate 2016 Márkus László  Glass
of Recognition 2015 Emszt Gyula Stone and Gravel
Haraszti László Insulation Materials
2014 Ferenci Péter Glass
Dr. Wojnárovits Lászlóné Fine Ceramics
2013 Suha Zoltán Glass
Frics Tamás Glass
2012 Illés Ferenc Cement
Lipták György Glass
Dr. Rudnyánszky Pál Insulation Materials
Tóthné Kiss Klára Glass
2011 Csörge Tibor Cement
2010 Sas László Cement
  2009 Asztalos István Vezetőség
  2008 Serédi Béla Stone and Gravel
  2007 Bakos József Insulation Materials
  Gallé Gábor Glass
  Sáros Bálint Cement
  Sopronyi Gábor Brick and Tile
  Dr. Szűcs István Fine Ceramics
  Domonyi Frigyesné Fine Ceramics
  Riesz Lajos Cement
  Dancs László Cement
2006 Gál László Insulation Materials
  Haraszti László Insulation Materials
  Lázár Vendel Brick and Tile
  Dr. Szaladnya Sándor Vezetőség
  Szarkándi János Cement
  Regenhardt Péter Insulation Materials
  Kiss Róbert Brick and Tile
  Lippay Péter Brick and Tile
2005 Kosztrián János Insulation Materials
  Oberitter Miklós Cement
  Kovács József Brick and Tile
  Asztalos István Vezetőség
2004 Dr. Lenkei Mária Fine Ceramics
  Dr. Baksa Csaba Insulation Materials
  Kató Aladár Brick and Tile
  Molnár Miklós Insulation Materials
  Dr. Fodor Márta Cement
  Dr. Hilger Miklós Cement
  Stark László Brick and Tile
  Dr. Liptay András Concrete
  Dr. Gömze A. László Fine Ceramics
2003 Tóthné Kiss Klára Glass
  Mátó Gyula Brick and Tile
2002 Dr. Dobos Imre Cement
  Dr. Gálos Miklós Stone and Gravel
  Lipták György Glass
  Pataky Elemér Insulation Materials
2001 Melegné Kiss Katalin Fine Ceramics
  Dr. Dani Sándorné Brick and Tile
  Dr. Berényi Ferenc Insulation Materials
2000 Dr. Kausay Tibor Concrete
  Juhász Béla Brick and Tile
  Dr. Gneth Zoltán Insulation Materials
1999 Katona Lajos Cement
  Sey Pongrác Brick and Tile
  Dr. Práder Mária Insulation Materials

Dr. Pál Rudnyánszky, co-President of the Society received the Eötvös Loránd Award in 2004.

In 2004, Eszter Mattyasovszky Zsolnay (Brick and Tile) and Ferenc Illés (Cement) were recorded in the MTESZ Memory Album for the “Outstanding work performance in the field of quality management”.

In 2006, Dr. Pál Rudnyánszky, SZTE co-President was awarded the Hungarian Silver Cross of Merit.

In 2008, Dr. János Szépvölgyi, our President at the time, was awarded The Knight’s Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit.

In December 2010, Dr. János Szépvölgyi, our president at the time, was awarded with the Gábor Dénes Award.

On December 3, 2012, Károly Kovács, member and former secretary general of our Society was awarded the Palotás László Award.

MANAGEMENT 2015-2017

István Asztalos - president
Sika Hungária Kft., advisor
CeMBeton, executive manager
Dr. Adorján Borosnyói - co-president
Editor-in-chief of Építőanyag - Journal of Silicate Based and Composite Materials

László Kárpáti - co-president
Pelso Plan Mérnökiroda Kft., manager

János Koska - co-president

Klára Tóthné Kiss - co-president
quality and environmental TÜV CERT auditor, advisor


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