MPIF announces recipient of PM Lifetime Achievement Award and APMI International 2020 Fellow Award

January 28, 2020

MPIF announces recipient of PM Lifetime Achievement Award and APMI International 2020 Fellow Award
Dr Randall German, left, has been selected for the MPIF’s PM Lifetime Achievement Award and Thomas Pelletiers II, right, is the recipient of the APMI International’s 2020 Fellow Award (Courtesy MPIF)

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced that Dr Randall (Rand) German, FAPMI, founder of German Materials Technology, has been selected to receive the Kempton H Roll Powder Metallurgy Lifetime Achievement Award. The MPIF also announced that Thomas Pelletiers II has been chosen as the recipient of APMI International’s 2020 Fellowship Award.

Named in honour of Kempton H Roll, the founding Executive Director of MPIF, the Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2007 to recognise individuals with outstanding accomplishments and achievements, who have devoted their careers and a lifetime of involvement in the field of PM and related technologies.

Reported to be only the fourth time the award has been given since its inception, it will be presented to Dr German during WorldPM2020: World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, in Montreal, Canada, at the Opening General Session on Sunday, June 28.

Thomas Pelletiers II, VP of new business development at Kymera International, will also receive the 2020 Fellow Award during the Opening General Session of WorldPM2020. Established in 1998, the Fellow Award recognises APMI members for their significant contributions to the society and high level of expertise in the technology of Powder Metallurgy, practice, or business of the PM industry.

Fellows are elected through their professional, technical and scientific achievements, continuing professional growth and development, mentoring/outreach, and contributions to APMI International committees.

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