Randy Reynolds  @ 13/06/2023 08:06:56
Hi Boris.

I hope all is well with you and with Cortec. I miss working at Cortec, but I really enjoy retirement. Anyway, I wanted to let you know that the trip you gave me to Dallas TX was the most moving experience that I have ever had. I've wanted to go to Dealey Plaza for almost 60 years and thanks to you I finally made it. I just wanted to thank you for your generosity. My brother flew to Dallas to meet me there. My 2 daughters and their husbands and my 2 grandchildren also flew to Dallas to see Dealey Plaza to see what I had talked about so much through the years. It was the most fun trip I have taken in my life. We all had a fantastic time. Thanks again for not only the trip but all your kindness during my employment with Cortec. Good luck to you in the years to come.

JoAnn  @ 12/06/2023 09:06:55

Alex Tomadin  @ 20/04/2023 02:04:02
My dear Boris

One achievement after an other, but as you say, this is a BIG ONE. The highest recognition of your birth land that you love so much. CONGRATULATIONS from our heart. You deserve it after so much effort and vision. So much to celebrate next time we see each other.

Big hug

Tihana Vidovic  @ 11/04/2023 10:04:03
Dear Mr. Boris and Mrs. Ines,

As Easter arrives, we wanted to take a moment to express our appreciation for your guidance and leadership. Your dedication and hard work continue to inspire us and the entire team. May this Easter bring you happiness, joy, and renewed hope for the future. May you enjoy this time with your loved ones and create lasting memories. Thank you for all that you do, and for being such an amazing boss. Happy Easter! Warm regards,

Ivica Recic  @ 06/04/2023 08:04:09
Dear Mr. Boris and Mrs. Ines,

Thank you for recognizing my hard work, i can't express how much i was honured and It is a great privilege that you have chosen me for this year award, This recognition highly motivates me to continue hard work Thank you once more in behalf my family and myself

Best regards

Ming Shen  @ 05/04/2023 08:04:00
Boris and Ines,

Thanks so much for your kind thoughts. Will definitely do a hug from you. My father actually is a big fan of you. As he read your book years ago. Your American adventure and success is somewhat like his father's who went to Shanghai with very little but created a successful business. Though my grandfather's business was taken over by the communist in 1949....

Yes when you come to St Paul in late April let's meet at the Chinese restaurant, this time my treat.

Robert Boyle  @ 04/04/2023 09:04:37
Hi Boris

I wanted to thank you for inviting me back to the Cortec Family. As I mentioned, for me I never felt like I’d left due to how close the connection is between Cortec and their partners. That’s a testament to the sales team at HQ and regionally. It is and has always been the people. But it is humbling and exciting to be able to write my next chapter after CGS together with all the awesome folks at Cortec globally. I also sincerely appreciate how much effort was put into ensuring that my next phase also benefits and aligns with CGS and Presserv. It was a true privilege to serve the amazing CGS people as Presserv took on CGS in 2018. I can attest to how much passion the CGS, CGSA and Presserv people truly have for Cortec — they are the front lines of customer interaction for complex and important customers every day. I’m humbled by the opportunity you have offered me and I am excited to get to work. A heartfelt and sincere thank you!

Jessica Carpenter  @ 04/04/2023 09:04:07
Thank you Boris! I'm very happy things are going so well!

Jason Rowe  @ 04/04/2023 09:04:49

This is awesome on all accounts. Like we talked about on Friday, its exciting to see where Cortec can go in the future. Hope you have a great week and get some skiing in. Talk to you later.

Randy Reynolds  @ 30/03/2023 03:03:44

Yesterday was a really nice retirement party. I was shocked when Angie handed me a card and I opened it and found you had authorized a check for $1500 for me. Boris, you have always been so generous and I really have enjoyed working for you these past 28 years. You and Ines take care and have a fantastic life.
I will always remember you.

Randy Reynolds  @ 28/03/2023 03:03:44
Hi Boris

I never thought that this day would come, but its finally here. I am retiring and Thursday will be my last day here. I want to thank you for the years that I have worked at Cortec. I have seen many changes through the years and all were a step forward for the company.

I wish you and Cortec the best going into the future.

Sincerely…..Randy Reynolds

Steve Rukavina  @ 24/03/2023 08:03:32
Dear Boris,

Puno hvala and really glad to see this article and what a deserving and wonderful award for you! You have done so much for the Croatian people and the homeland thru the business world and yes, some of us know how much Cortec was the MN headquarters for global Croatian efforts and a few of us know all about how you helped the Homeland in the 1990s with the Stjepan Tudjman project etc. in the early 1990s. Just had a few flashbacks of the wonderful time my dad and I had in Nerezine 1995 with Nina and Stjepan -- lovely people and could not keep up with your Mum walking up some hill nearby that trip. Glad we had that special tour in Zagreb too in like 2006 when you were on the Zagreb City Assembly. My sister Patty was on that trip too ...
Hope to see you someday again in MN!
Sve najbolje,

P.S. Still regret we never were able to play tennis like you did with my friend Scott Drees ...

Tim Whited  @ 20/03/2023 10:03:50

Hi Boris, Thanks a lot for the note and the very supportive comments. They mean a lot to me coming from such a extraordinary man as you! There are some great things happening this year related to VCI for tanks. I’ll update you on this soon.

Take care and SAFE travels.

Alex Tomadin  @ 06/03/2023 08:03:09
Dear Boris

You have been a lider in the corrosion protection industry for decades but have never forgotten your roots, Croatia, where you have been an amazing contributor to your country from the moment you could start giving back to. Congratulations for this well deserved award.

Big hug

Alex & Carmen

Daniel Paskvalic  @ 09/01/2023 08:01:14
Dear Ines and Boris,

Your joining the Mayo Legacy only confirms once again the generous spirit and commitment to the community that has always distinguished you. All the words I can write will be insufficient to express what I feel.

And an addition, that it is a son of our beloved Croatia who offers such an example, makes me doubly proud. I am honored to be your friend!

Dijana Zrinski  @ 04/01/2023 08:01:42
Dear Mr. Boris,

Happy New Year!!

It is my pleaseure and privilage to be a part of Cortec and EcoCortec family for over 15 years. Wish us many more, looking forward to new chalengies and opportunities and to see EcoCortec in it's best it can be.

Thank you and Ines for making us feel as part of your family!

Ana Juraga Olujic  @ 03/01/2023 09:01:23
Dear Boris

I just completed 12 years in Cortec in December and it's been such a big part of my life! Not only I am happy that I do what I love but I also feel like I sort of "grew up" here. So many moments and memories. We, Croatian team , are so happy to be part your story and to be able to see EcoCortec grow through the years as a result of our work and dedication under your guidance. 15 years ago not many people here knew about our company and now I have papers calling me regularly ,asking us to tell our story. Such a great feeling! Thank you and Ines for making us feel a part of your family.

Snjezana Mikolic  @ 02/01/2023 03:01:58
Dear Boris and Ines,

It is an honor to be a part of this story that is still successfully continuing.
Thank you for believing in us!
With best wishes for a successful 2023, full of health and abundance!

Clyde Bloyer  @ 02/01/2023 10:01:30
Greetings and Happy New Year!
I wanted to take this last business day of 2022 and say ‘Thank You’ for all your business this past year and ‘Best Wishes’ for the coming New Year!
It has been an absolute pleasure working with you over the years!

Best wishes to you, your family and your business in the years ahead!

Kornelija Zvecevac  @ 12/12/2022 12:12:24
Mr. Boris

I would like to thank you in behalf of Ecocortec employee and myself for generous Christmas bonus. You made us and our families really happy. Best wishes to You are Ines from red and white checkered team.

Ivica Recic  @ 12/12/2022 12:12:24
Dear Mr. Boris and Mrs. Ines,

On behalf of all production team and myself I would like to thank you for you generous Christmas bonus. Thank you for the recognition of our hard work. We are looking forward to another successful year! Our Christmas is merrier because of you!

Merry Christmas from all of us and our families!

Tihana Vidovic  @ 12/12/2022 12:12:51
Dear Mr. Boris and Mrs. Ines,

Thank you so much for our Christmas bonus. We really appreciate your generosity and having our hard work acknowledged. We are so lucky to work for a company that motivates its employees to keep meeting new goals and we are eager to be even better! Looking forward to new successful year!

Merry Christmas from Sandra and Tihana with families!

Christie Sullivan  @ 06/12/2022 09:12:15
Hello Boris,

Thank You Very much for the profit sharing bonus. It is very much appreciated and will be used for something fun, like Food and Heat – LOL!!

Looking forward to seeing you and thanking you again in person, later this week. It has been such a long time since seeing your smiling face….

Safe Travels!!

Steven Cartlidge  @ 28/11/2022 02:11:24
I think what you have done is absolutely wonderful and is a shining example to all companies. We are working on ESG for the business but also personally we have installed solar panels and are using electric cars. Well done Boris!

Jason Rowe  @ 24/11/2022 09:11:17
Morning Boris,

Thank you for the holiday bonus, it is a welcome and appreciated surprise. Its great to hear we are still doing so well during these times. I am glad to be a part of those successes with Cortec all these years, it has been a great experience.

I hope you and Ines have a great Thanksgiving! Be safe and talk to you later.

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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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