NASF Award Nominations Open
The National Association for Surface Finishers is taking nominations for industry awards that will be presented at the SUR/FIN conference in June.
Each year, the NASF presents awards to acknowledge the leadership of peers who have dedicated a great deal of their time to ensure a strong association and vibrant industry.
Visit https://nasf.org/events/nasf-industry-awards/ to nominate someone deserving for one of the following awards:
NASF Presidential Award: This award focuses on the extraordinary service put forth by an NASF member who is actively participating on a local and national level.
Silvio Taormina Memorial Award: Presented to individuals who have performed outstanding service to the finishing industry.
August Munning Award: Given to a supplier member who has significantly contributed to the well-being of the NASF.
Award of Merit: Given to members of the industry who have shown meritorious service and achievement on both the local and national levels.
Scientific Achievement Award: Award recognizes a person who has contributed to the advancement of the theory and practice of electroplating, metal finishing and allied arts; raised the quality of process and products; enhanced the dignity and status of the profession; or been involved in a combination of these.
NASF Fellow: recognizes outstanding service, contribution and long-standing commitment to NASF for the advancement of the best interests of the finishing industry.
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