NASF Taking Nominations for Industry Awards

At Sur/Fin 2017 in Atlanta, the NASF will again recognize strong leaders who have selflessly dedicated their time and resources to the surface finishing industry with a series of awards.

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At Sur/Fin 2017 in Atlanta, the NASF will again recognize strong leaders who have selflessly dedicated their time and resources to the surface finishing industry with a series of awards, which they are now taking nominations.

 

NASF will be recognizing a number of well deserving individuals to receive the following awards:

 

Award of Merit: Outstanding service of a local and/or national nature – Recipients are truly deserving given their tireless efforts at the affiliate and branch level and their selfless devotion to the industry.

 

Taormina Award: One of NASF’s most prestigious awards given to an individual who has performed outstanding service to the finishing industry – Past award winners have been among the most dedicated individuals to improving our industry.

 

August P. Munning Award: Given to a supplier member who, in the opinion of his peers, has significantly contributed to the future well-being of the Association and exemplifies the traits of August P. Munning—his great interest, hard work, dedication and selfless devotion to the metal finishing industry.

 

Scientific Achievement Award: Recognizes a person who has contributed to the advancement of the theory and practice of electroplating, metal finishing and the allied arts; raised the quality of processes and products; enhanced the dignity and status of the profession; or has been involved in a combination of these efforts. The first recipient of this award was Dr. William Blum, Sr., who was instrumental in the establishment of fundamental research in the Society.

 

Presidential Award: Focuses on the extraordinary service put forth by an NASF member who is actively participating on the national level, going above and beyond the capacity of most.