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Charles W. Briggs Award was given to Edward Ginzel.

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July 2, 2009 - A member of ASTM International since 1996, consultant Edward Ginzel was honored with the Charles W. Briggs Award for his outstanding contributions to the work of ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing. He has been active in promoting advanced ultrasonic methods and continues to work with agencies developing personnel certification programs for the advanced methods. Ginzel is also a member of the Canadian General Standards Board Committee on NDT Personnel Certification.

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Edward Ginzel Receives ASTM International Charles W. Briggs Award

Press release date: June 30, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 30 June 2009-Consultant Edward Ginzel of the Materials Research Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, has received the Charles W. Briggs Award from ASTM International. A member of ASTM International since 1996, Ginzel was honored for his outstanding contributions to the work of ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing. He has been active in promoting advanced ultrasonic methods and continues to work with agencies developing personnel certification programs for the advanced methods. In addition to ASTM International, Ginzel has been a member of the Canadian General Standards Board Committee on NDT Personnel Certification since 1985. He holds bachelor's degrees in geology and physics, both from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe.

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