02/19/2015

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SPE to honour achievements of industry leaders at Antec 2015

The awards ceremony will be held on 22 March 2015, at the 2015 Plastics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in the Linda W. Chapin Theater of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The awards and honorees are:[image_0][image_1_right] International Award: Dr. Richard J. Spontak This is SPE's most distinguished award and is presented to honour an individual's lifetime achievement. Dr. Richard J. Spontak is an Alumni and Distinguished Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.  Business Management Award: Charles A. Sholtis Charles A. Sholtis is the Chief Executive Officer of Plastic Molding Technology, Inc. (PMT), a Texas-based manufacturer of small, precision-engineered, injection-moulded components used in diverse industries. Under his leadership, PMT was named the Manufacturing Leadership Council's 2014 Manufacturer of the Year and was recognised for its industry-leading sustainability initiatives and operational excellence.[image_2] Education Award: Dr. Sarah E. Morgan Dr. Sarah Morgan is a Professor in the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi. She joined the university in November 2002 after a fourteen year career in industrial R&D. Her expertise is in the area of polymer surfaces and interfaces. She was awarded the Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics Prize for 2010.[image_3_right]  Research/Engineering Technology Award: Dr. Sureshkumar D. Shah Dr. Sureshkumar Shah has 30 years of experience in the automotive industry with General Motors and Delphi. His highest technical level was that of "Senior Technical Fellow.” He has received numerous honours for innovations in the use of plastics in automotive.

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