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Carus Corporation

1500 Eighth StreetPO Box 1500

La Salle, Illinois 61301

United States

Company Description

Carus Corporation, a Carus Group Inc. company, manufactures a range of products for the municipal and industrial markets with the majority of our product uses being environmental applications. Carus' ongoing reliance on research and development, as well a ... more

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Background Information

Employment History


Caris Corporation/Carus Publishing Company


International Baccalaureate North America


Board Member
Alexander Chemical Corporation

Board Member
Hegeler Carus Foundation

Board Member
American Library Service for Children

Board of Trustees Member
University of Illinois

Board Member
CDS International , Inc.

Board of Trustees Member
Chemical Educational Foundation

Illinois Valley Community College

National Council on Education Research

Vice Chairman
The Association of Educational Publishers

Chairman of the Education Committee
Illinois Manufacturers' Association

IBO Fund

Board Member
Junior Achievement

Board Member
Council for Basic Education

Executive Board

Board of Trustees Member
IB World Schools

Real Math

Long-Standing Member
American Chemistry Council Inc

Board Member
Donors Forum

Chairman of the Committee

IBNA Limited

Cricket Magazine Group

Council Member
International Baccalaureate Organization Limited


School of Mines

art history and German literature

University of Chicago

foreign languages and chemistry

Mexico City College

foreign languages and chemistry

University of Freiburg , Germany


Electrical Engineering


Bachelor of Science

Electrical Engineering

California Institute of Technology

engineering degree

University of Michigan

honorary doctorate degree

children's literature

Illinois Wesleyan University

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Marianne Carus

Mrs. Carus is Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of The Cricket Magazine Group, previously published by Carus Publishing Company. Mrs. Carus was also Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cricket Books, a trade book line that published quality chapter books and middle-grade novels for children ages six to twelve.
Mrs. Carus edited That's Ghosts for You, Fire and Wings, and Celebrate Cricket, 30 Years of Stories and Art. She has spoken about children's literature, creative writing, and children's magazines at many universities and conferences here and abroad. From 1982-1986, Mrs. Carus served as a Director on the American Library Service for Children board, and from 1990-1994, she was Vice President of the Executive Board of the International Board on Books for Young People. She is also a Director of the renowned International Youth Library in Munich. In 2003, Mrs. Carus received an honorary doctorate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University for her work in children's literature. In 2006, she was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Association of Educational Publishers. A native of Germany, Mrs. Carus majored in English and German literature at the University of Freiburg, and completed additional studies in French Literature and Art History at the Sorbonne, Paris, and the University of Chicago.
M. Blouke Carus
Mr. Carus is Chairman Emeritus and Chief Technical Advisor. Mr. Carus served (by Presidential appointment) as a member of the National Council on Education Research, which established policy for the National Institute of Education of the U. S. Department of Education. He was instrumental in establishing the International Baccalaureate North America (IBNA) in 1973 and was Chairman of the IBNA until June 1985. Mr. Carus was also a Council member for the International Baccalaureate in Geneva, Switzerland from 1977 to 1994 and recently rejoined the International Baccalaureate Organization to help raise funds to strengthen the curricula and the infrastructure, preparing for major growth. In 2001, Mr. Carus was named Man of the Year by the Manufacturing Technology and Management Program of the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received the national Vanguard Award from the Chemical Education Foundation in 2002, and an honorary doctorate from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2003. In 2004, Mr. Carus received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Caltech. In 2006, he and his wife, Marianne, were inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Association of Educational Publishers, and in 2007 Mr. Carus received the SRA McGraw-Hill Lifetime Achievement Award in Education. In 2013, Mr. Carus was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Illinois Valley Community College, and received the Living Out the Vision Award from the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions. Mr. Carus holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1949, after having served from 1945-1946 in the U.S. Navy. He studied foreign languages and chemistry at Mexico City College, the University of Freiburg, Germany, and the Sorbonne, Paris. He joined Carus Corporation in 1951 as a Development Engineer and holds seven U.S. patents for his work during that period.

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M. Blouke Carus -Chairman, Carus Corporation

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Mr. M. Blouke Carus

Mr. M. Blouke Carus is Chairman of Carus Corporation, Chairman of Carus Publishing Company, and Trustee of Hegeler Institute. Carus obtained a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Caltech and studied two years in Europe. He has been actively involved in textbook publishing for over 30 years, he was instrumental in establishing the International Baccalaureate North America (IBNA) and he received awards from Vanguard, Illinois Wesleyan University, Caltech, Association of Educational Publishers, and SRA McGraw-Hill. He is also actively involved in educational reform and music (cello and chamber music), and his outside interests are reading, foreign language (German plus a little French and Spanish), and travel. Carus is married to Marianne Carus, Editor-in-Chief of the Cricket Magazine Group; they have three children and four grandchildren. He resides in Peru, Illinois.

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