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Last Chance for Nominations for Major 2012 TAPPI Awards

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The deadline is next week for nominations to be submittied for the major annual assocation awards which recognize outstanding contribution to the association and industry. The submission deadline is August 1, 2011. The following awards may be presented in the upcoming year:

  • Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award - The Association's highest technical honor recognizes an individual or individuals for preeminent scientific and engineering achievements of proven commercial benefit to the world's pulp, paper, board, forest products and related industires. 
  • Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award - The Association's highest award for service recognizes leadership and service which have significantly and demonstrably contributed to the advancement of the Association.
  • Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Member Award – The award recognizes an individual for outstanding leadership and exceptional service to one or more Local Sections, which have resulted in significant and demonstrable benefits to the Local Section members. It's the association's highest honor for Local Sections.
  • TAPPI Fellow - TAPPI Fellows are TAPPI members who have contributed meritorious service to the Association and/or the paper and related industries. Retiring members of the TAPPI Board of Directors become Fellows automatically at the end of their term. Nominees must have been TAPPI members for not less than 10 years prior to the nomination

TAPPI Awards and Honors  shows the award qualifications links to the nomination forms that must be completed. All nomination forms may be submitted by email to standards@tappi.org, faxed to the attention of the awards department at +1-770-446-6947, or mailed to TAPPI, Awards Department, 15 Technology Parkway South, Norcross, GA 30092, USA.


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