Behzad B Bavarian  @ 29/08/2014 04:08:31

Hi Boris

Congratulation for the excellent job for put together the VpCI Handbook.

Great contribution to understanding and application of VCI.


Dr. B

Cliff Cracauer  @ 18/08/2014 08:08:25


Hope the picnic went well yesterday, and I am sorry to have missed it.

I just wanted to write a note to say thank you for the pay increase that you gave me. JoAnn informed me about it late Friday, so I didn't get to say thank you in person before you left.

It is truly appreciated, and is also a big motivator. Thanks for your trust in me, and again thank you.

See you soon,


Michael Qiu  @ 04/07/2014 07:07:23

This is exciting news and ought to empower and motivate people in Cortec family to go out there with renewed energy for cause more casualties among the competitors and copy cats while achieving greater success and growth worldwide.

Congratulations to you with my hat off, Boris! Without your vision, leadership and guts none of it will ever be possible. I'm honored to be a part of the success story.

Warmest regards,


Dijana Zrinski  @ 30/05/2014 02:05:09

Dear Mr. Boris,

You took me by surprise and left me speechless. Stani and I are very great full and thank you and Ines once more for your help when we needed it. Thank you for you generosity, kindness and trust shown to us. Like you once said friends are known it time of need. We will continue to give our best and try to be even better.

See you soon,

All the best to Ines and you.

Stanimir and Dijana

Joe Louisell  @ 28/05/2014 03:05:04

Hello Boris, I just wanted to let you know that my wife and I (and my brother and his wife) used your time share in Vegas this past weekend. That is fantastic place to stay and we had a wonderful time. It is perfectly situated, just off the strip, so we could walk anywhere, with little need for cabs. It was a great prize that I hope to win again.

Thank you again very much.

Gretchen Jacobson  @ 19/05/2014 02:05:54

Hi Boris,

We do appreciate all of Cortec’s support through the years, and it is always a pleasure to work with you and your team on the supplements. Thanks so much!

Best Regards,

Dario Dell'Orto  @ 19/05/2014 02:05:32

Dear Boris,

I am happy and proud to inform you that as of yesterday, May 15, 2014, I became an American citizen! And, the first thank you is to you who always supported me in this process for so many and long years. Next week, I will receive the new passport so ready to hit the road again…

All the best to you and Ines

With sincere friendship


Cindy Johnson  @ 25/04/2014 02:04:49

Dear Boris and Ines,

Thank you for the colorful plant on Administrative Professionals Day, it is very cheerful at my desk on this rainy Minnesota day!

Thanks again

Steven Cartlidge  @ 15/04/2014 04:04:22

Hello Boris,

I wanted to tell you that the book you have compiled and written is the most impressive volume I have ever received. This work of art and science will be treasured by me. Thank you so much. I look forward to expressing my sincere appreciation in person when we meet at the Cortec Sales Meeting.

Not only a friend of science and industry but a friend of mine!

Kindest regards,


Bijan Kermani  @ 03/04/2014 02:04:36

Dear Boris

It was good to see you at NACE albeit briefly. May I congratulate you on reaching 40 years as a NACE member. You must have been very young when you started corrosion and may it last even longer into the foreseeable future.

All the very best for the next 40 years and beyond.

Take care.

Best regards

Jessica Carpenter  @ 12/03/2014 02:03:24

Hi Boris,

Thank you very much for sending the Preservation book to us. It will be a huge help in the field. The book looks fantastic. You did a really nice job.

Thanks again

Cindy Baker  @ 28/02/2014 03:02:50

Sue Hakes  @ 28/02/2014 02:02:32

Thanks Boris! I mentioned this to the employee's and they all said to tell you "THANK YOU" We are going to eat early so we get Ken fed before he flies out to warmer weather, it's -45 below with the wind chill today! It's been a horrid winter here. So you can rest easy Ken has sent me the approval and I will be getting Dean in for his boiler licenses as soon as they can possible complete the training. Thank you for everything you do for all of us Boris, we truly appreciate you!

Thank you,

Sue Hakes Administrative Services Manager

Robert Kean  @ 11/02/2014 03:02:36


I was a recipient of one of the $250 raffle prizes at the Winter Social. Thanks you for your generosity. It was an unexpected, but very nice surprise.


Robert Kean Ph.D.

Cindy Johnson  @ 04/02/2014 04:02:20

Hello Boris,

I hope your travels are going well. We missed you and Ines at the Cortec party last Saturday. I was very excited and honored to be voted the Most Valuable Employee and I want to thank you for the very generous vacation award! I am so happy to be part of the Cortec Team!

Thank you again!

Eva Rossmann  @ 07/01/2014 09:01:38

Dear Ines and dear Boris,

I try to send you some lines although my English actually is very poor, as I don´t have any possibility of practice.

First of all we want to thank you very much for your kind hospitality and the lot of presents. Really too much!! Thank you!!

Fritz likes very much "Schnaps" in any kind, so for the next months he is well served. And the book seems to be a treasure, I did not yet begin to read it. However... remembering the first book you gave us I have to admit that I put it aside and forgot it totally. But yesterday - I always read some book before sleeping - I found it in my library and began to read it. It is so interessant! I arrived at the point when you left for America. It is really "spannend". Furthermore I have no idea of Croatia, the history of your country, the problems etc. So, I too learn something about your country. Of course, I do not know any word and any expression in English, but I get along understanding most of it. I am sorry that I forgot it completely. And when I will have finished the small book I immediately will take the big book for reading it.

Really, to me - Fritz does not read English books - you made me a great pleasure with your books. I did not know that you are such an important person and furthermore you are so sympathic!

We hope to see both of you in summer in our region to have the possibility to invite you.

All the best for you, have a good flight and a happy return!

With our thanks we wish you a very good and healthy New Year and hope to see you again.

Kind regards - Eva (and of course, Fritz)

Please excuse my bad English, but I hope you will understand it.

Steven Cartlidge  @ 17/12/2013 11:12:44

Hi Boris,

I was thinking about the wonderful Cortec meeting this year and seeing you in full force with your team. I did some scouting of venues in the UK and if it is still of interest it would be an honour to host the Cortec European meeting in 2014.

Whatever happens may 2014 be a wonderful year for Cortec for Ines and for you my friend.

Warm holiday wishes.


Cortec Team  @ 11/12/2013 04:12:48

PK Mathew  @ 28/11/2013 01:11:29

Dear Boris,

Congratulations! We are proud of you and your achievements. Your leadership and vision has resulted in the success and growth of Cortec Corporation and all its subsidiaries and business partners worldwide. Personally, I owe it all to you and shall always be grateful to you for believing in me and for your friendship.

Take Care and continue to lead your flock.

Regards to Ines too


Terry Overcash  @ 06/11/2013 12:11:31

Allan Durham  @ 21/10/2013 10:10:52

Likewise it is always inspiring to meet up with you all, you have a great, dedicated team.

As always, we would be happy to work with you guys as you develop your site based work, and as you say that has been our business for the last 25 years.

Look forward to hearing more as specifics arise


Allan Durham


Bob Kramer  @ 11/10/2013 04:10:02


Your friend always Bob

Biljan Kermani  @ 01/08/2013 08:08:35


Hope that all is well – just saw the MP Supplement from Cortec. Read with interest some parts of it and found it very informative. It is well prepared and covers interesting topics of great importance to the industry. Well done to all who contributed and captured the technical information.

Best Regards

Bijan Kermani

Alexandru Luminita  @ 01/08/2013 08:08:23

Hi Ivana,

I just want to share with you the excitement I felt when I read my email in this newsletter from Cortec. It's so great to feel as a Cortec family member!

Many, many thanks!!

Russ Chelak  @ 17/07/2013 08:07:43


Congratulations to you and your bride!

I had a lot of laughs reading your book re: Sealed Air - how true - but I regret not being able to do more work with you. There are not enough people in this world who set goals and get things done.

In any case, it worked out for the best as things usually do in life.

Karen and I will most certainly give you a call if we venture that way. Be sure to do likewise if in the NY area.

Russ Chelak

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American Dream: A Guy From Croatia

"With $37 in our pockets and much apprehension in our hearts, we flew toward our future. We had no time to think what lay ahead because the future conies to soon anyhow."

American Dream: A Guy From Croatia is the exciting saga of a man who fled his home country with nothing but change in his pockets and built a successful company with determination and guts in America. It's a story of business savvy and risk taking that will arouse the entrepreneurial spirit in every reader.

"When he arrived in the United States, Boris Miksic brought along energy, intelligence and determination. But also a dream. He was the Croatian gift to America. Today, as a successful entrepreneur, he is the American gift to Croatia."

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