2023 ACMA MEMBERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS
ACMA is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Membership Awards. These awards celebrate the remarkable achievements of dedicated members who have made significant contributions to the composites manufacturing industry.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The ACMA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a business owner who has been in the composites industry for at least 20 years and has made a significant and lasting contribution to the industry.
The 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Mike Gordon, Partner, Gordon Plastics.
HALL OF FAME AWARD
The ACMA Hall of Fame Award recognizes individuals who have attained distinction among their peers through their efforts, involvement and accomplishments in the composites industry and its associations.
The 2023 Hall of Fame recipients are Nancy Dehmlow, Assistant Corporate Secretary, Composites One/Synergy55, and John Schweitzer, Vice President, EH&S and Sustainability, ACMA
ACADEMIC PIONEER AWARD
The Academic Pioneer Award has been created to recognize original, visionary, and innovative ideas that have been scientifically investigated, tested, and demonstrated that advance composites technology. Up to two recipients may be chosen for this award. Nominees should be academic professionals (professors, educators, etc.).
The 2023 Academic Pioneer Award recipient is Antonio Nanni, Professor and Chair, CAE Department at University of Miami.
Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have developed, enhanced or created processes and/or materials that have advanced the composites industry.
The 2023 Pioneer Award winner is John Tyson II, PE, Founder and CEO, Trilion Quality Systems.
OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER AWARD
Each year, an individual that has gone the extra mile this last year in their service to ACMA and the industry is recognized by ACMA staff and members.
The 2023 Outstanding Volunteer Award recipient is Dan Gillig, Director Technical Sales – NA Large Scale Solutions, SGL Carbon.