Joseph traveled a lot, and he took part in many exhibitions in Moscow and St. By 1893, Joseph's reputation had traveled across the Atlantic.
He was awarded a medal at the World's Fair in Chicago held in 1893 and in Antwerp in 1894. Every time he came back from one of his trips, he developed and improved the techniques he had discovered abroad. Courageous and persevering, he rebuilt his workshops, which had been devastated by a fire in 1899. He made the most of this misfortune by enlarging and modernizing the premises, and employing innovating laborers who shared his zeal. Now, 150 people worked in the Kiev workshops.
In 1885, Joseph Marchak had employed only 20 persons in his Kiev workshop. Within a little more than twenty years, Joseph Marchak had become the most important j.