SAMPE Inaugural Excellence Award Winners Named
Thursday, May 11, 2017
SAMPE’s Inaugural Excellence Award Winners Named
SAMPE announces the recipients of its inaugural SAMPE North America Organizational Excellence Award – the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Materials and Manufacturing Directorate and the Boeing Company.
The AFRL was selected for this new award in recognition of its knowledge-sharing and collaborative contributions toward SAMPE’s mission since 1944. Additionally, AFRL personnel have maintained consistent involvement developing SAMPE technical programs, chairing sessions and panels, and providing conference volunteer leadership. Further, their support of SAMPE includes participation in key leadership roles in SAMPE International, SAMPE Global, SAMPE North America, as well as and SAMPE North America chapters. Numerous AFRL engineers have been recognized by SAMPE with their Lubin, Kushner, Fellows, and Outstanding Paper awards.
SAMPE selected The Boeing Company as a recipient of it SAMPE North America Organizational Excellence Award, representing the business category. Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and security systems, has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation. As an organization, The Boeing Company engineers have been engaged in knowledge sharing at SAMPE events worldwide. Boeing employees have held nearly every leadership position within SAMPE: International President and Officer, North America Officer, and local chapter president. And, the leadership and innovation demonstrated by Boeing engineers has been recognized by SAMPE, with Boeing employees having received nearly every SAMPE award: Lubin, Kushner, Delmonte, and Fellow.
The SAMPE North America Organizational Excellence Award is a new annual award honoring industry, academia, and government agencies that are engaged in the advanced materials and processing community. Nominees are organizations that exemplify, encourage and support SAMPE’s mission, which is making SAMPE pivotal to every new material innovation and process solution.
Presentation of both these awards takes place on Thursday, May 25, during the SAMPE Seattle Conference and Exhibition in Seattle, Washington.