Christopher Taddei  @ 08/02/2016 04:02:43

Hi Boris,

Thanks again for the update last week as well as the wonderful schnapps you brought in. I had some for the super bowl and really enjoyed it ! I love the packaging too !!!!

Michael Qiu  @ 02/02/2016 03:02:56

Agreed with you a hundred percent indeed, Boris.

The fond memory of our very first meeting in St. Paul on a very snowy day so long ago, while I was there for an appointment with someone else at Cortec who had been called away by urgent business, intending to get more information about Cortec on behalf of my friends and former colleagues from Chinese Ministry of Oil, then you courteously invited me in for a chat, which lasted hours instead of minutes that I anticipated, started not only the lasting friendship but also rewarding business associations.

We have not spent much time together over the years, yet I've always been fascinated by the mutual understanding, the warmth and privity that bonded us despite the physical distance. I shall cherish and treasure our friendship, brotherhood as well as comradeship always.

Take care and with warmest regards,


Edler Pastrana  @ 28/01/2016 09:01:42

Cindy Johnson  @ 18/01/2016 09:01:42

Edler Pastrana  @ 18/01/2016 09:01:42

Gerhard Stottmeister  @ 29/12/2015 10:12:49

Hey Boris,

Wonderful how you care about Nina, get her our regards please. I read about Zagreb being awarded as "European Christmas City", good for all Croatian.

Wish you a happy "New Year",

Gerhard + Angelika

PS. Thanks for the real estate brochure of Florida, from Sunday on we will enjoy the sun of Spain on the island of Gran Canary.

Joakim Dock  @ 14/12/2015 09:12:42

Dear Ines and Boris.

Christmas is on it's way and we would like to send you a Christmas greating from all of us with some nice pictures from our visit in Sarasota. It´s really great memories for all of us.

Thanks again!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!!

Joakim & Josephine and the boys

Latanya Gaslin  @ 14/12/2015 09:12:28


A huge Thank you for my bonus!! It is greatly appreciated! I cannot thank you enough.

I wish you and your family the warmest and the best of holiday wishes!

Have a fantastic weekend!

Chris Taddei  @ 02/11/2015 03:11:08

Congratulations on a great year, Boris ! It shows how good you and your staff are !

Thanks for the update,


Tim Whited  @ 19/10/2015 09:10:32

Hi Boris

I've finally got a minute to reach out and say thank you for such a great WSM. You've built a wonderful company with some great partners worldwide.

I enjoyed the opportunity to talk with you. Hopefully we can get together the next time you're in CO.

Take care my friend. Thanks again.

Michael F.McFadden  @ 15/10/2015 01:10:11

Rita  @ 12/10/2015 09:10:16

Dear Boris,

Happy Birthday and the best wishes from whole my family! We wish you health, success in everything you do, love and understanding from people you love.

Thank you for your friendship and everything you done for me (for us).

My best wishes and kisses to your amazing mom Nina.

Happy Birthday!


Alan Goh  @ 07/10/2015 01:10:19

Dear Mr Boris

It is an honoured to be in St Paul, USA attending Cortec WSM.

Our company target to achieve more Cortec sales for year 2016 and looking forward to meet you in USA again, or may be Asia sales meeting.

Your vision inspired us.

Thank you.

JoAnn Meyer  @ 06/10/2015 02:10:14

Dear Boris and Ines,

I would like to thank you for making the week in Opatija possible. The walks along the ocean and bright sunshine, the lovely hotel room with an ocean view, delicious meals and a chance to explore, all combined to make my time there truly replenishing.

I also enjoyed spending time with Nina, and learning about her fascinating history. She is a remarkable woman!

I will send you a picture of the Thunderbird parked practically next to the Amphitheater in Pula. The ruins were amazing, and I was thrilled to see them.

Thank you again for a memorable trip. I will never forget your generosity and kindness during this challenging time in my life. I am very grateful.



Michael Qiu  @ 28/09/2015 10:09:14

Dear Boris,

Thank you ,your wife and whole Cortec US team hospitality and excellent organization of the WSM .The WSM's very impressive to my wife and I,we got very pleasure time to meet many old & new friends and learn a lot from the meeting programs which definitely presents Cortec as a world leading company on "Corrosion Control" to develop wide range of technologies & products and strong organization for global services etc.,Cortec has been contributing for Society and Economy by "Total Corrosion Control " on wide range of industries worldwide ....,we are very proud of it as a Cortec family new member.

Hope we can assist Michael for Cortec Asia meeting in China next year,definitely we'll do our best to host Cortec people in China .

Hope to see your wife and you in China soon.

Best regards

Michael Qiu

Alla Furman  @ 19/08/2015 08:08:37

Dear JoAnn,

Please notice that I am going to retire due to the family needs at the end of my PTO. It was a great pleasure to work for Cortec for so many years, be among wonderful, talented and dedicated people of this company.

My special thanks to Boris Miksic who gave me that opportunity.


Alla Furman PhD

Senior Corrosion Engineer

Cortec Corporation

Usama Jacir  @ 07/08/2015 10:08:43

Dear Boris and Ines,

We're leaving today back to dubai after a truly magical week in Orlando. I can't thank you enough for your kind and thoughtful treat.

The Hilton Grand Vacation Club was the perfect place to stay. My in laws joined and stayed in the second room. Boys stayed in the TV room where they slept late on the sofa bed every night. Facilities were perfect and kids loved the playground and pool when we were not running around Orlando. We enjoyed Magic Kingdom, Sea World and Aquatica besides the Pirate Show and other attractions. I got to relive some of my more daring days when I joined Eddie on some crazy rides ?. Nathalie hit the outlet mall - Ines must have shared some Intel judging by the amount and weight of the bags we're taking back ?

All refreshed and energized to get back into action in Dubai. I look forward to seeing you both at WSM next month!

Again thank you so much for this unforgettable experience!

Usama, Nathalie, Eddie and Alex

Cindy Johnson  @ 14/07/2015 09:07:36

Dear Boris and Ines,

Thank you for the generous check in recognition of my 10 year anniversary with Cortec!

I have enjoyed the variety of jobs and the many people that I have the honor to work with.

Thank you for the opportunities,

Jessica Carpenter-Glanz  @ 13/07/2015 09:07:07

Boris, I just wanted to say thank you. I’m very lucky to work for Cortec and just needed you to know how thankful I am to work for your company.

Enjoy your weekend!

 @ 07/07/2015 03:07:22

Pierre Crevolin  @ 03/07/2015 11:07:51


A quick note to say how much Sylvia and I enjoyed our visit on Saturday morning. Trust you had a scenic train ride through the Canadian Rockies, and that you are now enjoying the Alaska cruise.

I've been reading your book, and I must say it is most interesting and enjoyable reading. Although your early beginnings were much more risky than mine, there are a lot of parallels (like the bank holding you hostage). But in the end, we both came out of these scrapes stronger people and led our respective companies to success. On so many of your comments on the philosophy of growing the corporate team to and dealing with your competition, seems like we almost went to a University and took "Business 101" together.

Anyways, enjoy your cruise, and we'll cross paths as our Cortec business develops in Canada.

Best regards,


Gretchen Jacobson  @ 23/06/2015 09:06:27

Hi Boris,

We love working with you all on the supplement. I know our readers will benefit from the information.

Shannon did an excellent job providing content and obtaining the various approvals.

I hope you are having a nice summer!

Best Regards,

Dario Dell'Orto  @ 01/06/2015 08:06:41

Dear Boris,

I much appreciated your kind message. We have known each other for a long time and we both know well how important it is to do a good job -regardless of the efforts required- giving the best of ourselves, always looking beyond frustration and seeking the growth of our company and each of us in all senses.

Finally, please accept my personal and sincere thanks for your honesty, continued support and the genuine respect we share for each other. This is the most important and human value.

Kind regards, also to Ines


Michael Jang  @ 05/05/2015 01:05:11

Dear Boris

The vacation was really fantastic to us.

Thank you so much Boris!

It shall be an unforgettable memories to my wife and me.

Attached picture that my wife sent her thanks to you in Big Island.

Have a great days and see you in St. Paul.

Best regards,

Michael Jang

Rita  @ 07/04/2015 09:04:16

Dear Boris,

Happy Ester! I wish you to enjoy this time with all people you love.

I am thinking of you and would like to tell you that you are the best boss ever.

My very best wishes to my friend Nina. I hope she is doing good and finishing her book.

Many hugs,


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American Dream: A Guy From Croatia


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."

— Governor Rudy Perpich

Movie: When the Dead Vote


When the Dead Vote, Filmmind & Capistrano in cooperation with PBS

Movie: How to Kill Miksic


How to kill Miksic, spaghetti western movie by Z Television

Around the World by Private Jet


Our around the World Expedition by the National Geographic Society

Galapagos Islands


Our Galapagos Expedition by National Geography Society

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