Tappi: Nominations Sought for Decorative and Industrial Laminates Hall of Fame
TAPPI’s Decorative and Industrial Laminates (DIL) Committee is seeking nominations for the Decorative and Industrial Laminates Hall of Fame. Established in 2003, the DIL Hall of Fame recognizes individuals for leadership and service, which have significantly and demonstrably contributed to the advancement of the laminate industry. The laminate industry includes high and low pressure laminate manufacturers, foil laminate manufacturers, suppliers to this industry and users of the laminate. Hall of Fame nominees typically will have been long standing, active members in the industry who have made significant contributions in developing the laminate industry.
Nominations are being accepted until March 15, 2006. New inductees will be recognized at the TAPPI Decorative and Industrial Laminates Symposium, August 21-23, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia. Nomination forms and additional information are available at www.tappi.org/content/pdf/member_groups/PLACE/DILHallofFameAward.pdf or by contacting TAPPI’s Member Connection Center at 1-800-332-8686 (US), 1-800-446-9431 (Canada) or +1-770-446-1400.
The first six inductees in the Decorative and Industrial Laminates Hall of Fame include: Mr. John Anthony, Dr. David E. Baldwin, Mr. Robert E. Fremont, Mr. Charles “Chuck” Keller, Mr. Herbert I. Scher, and Dr. Ralph Wilson, Jr. These pioneers were honored at the 2004 TAPPI Decorative and Industrial Laminates Conference.
Tappi is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industry. The Decorative & Industrial Laminates Committee of the PLACE Division is comprised of TAPPI members from companies actively involved in the laminate industry.