SPE Thermoforming Division announces call for nominations.

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SPE Thermoforming Division has announced a call for nominations for the annual Thermoformer of the Year Award, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the thermoforming industry in a technical, educational, or managerial capacity. Winner will be recognized at the awards dinner held during the 24th Annual SPE Thermoforming Conference®, which will take place August 31–September 3, 2015. The nomination deadline is December 15, 2014.



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SPE Thermoforming Division Announces Call for Nominations for 'THERMOFORMER OF THE YEAR'



BETHEL, CT, U.S.A., -- The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has announced a call for nominations for the annual Thermoformer of the Year Award.  The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the thermoforming industry in a technical, educational, or managerial capacity.



The nomination deadline is December 15, 2014.  Candidates will be reviewed by the SPE Thermoforming Division Board of Directors during its Winter Board Meeting in February.



The 2015 Thermoformer of the Year will be recognized at the awards dinner held during the 24th Annual SPE Thermoforming Conference®, which will take place August 31-September 3, 2015 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.  Winners of the Annual Parts Competition will also be revealed during the Thermoforming Awards Dinner on Tuesday, September 1, at the hotel.



The Thermoforming Division’s Board of Directors will consider each nominee’s contributions to the industry, along with professional society affiliations, publications, patents, honors, and other significant achievements in the field of plastics, noted Juliet Goff, SPE Thermoforming Division Board Member and Recognition Committee Chair.



The 2014 Thermoformer of the Year award was received by Bill Kent of Brown Machine.



Guidelines for nominees and the required nomination form are posted online at http://thermoformingdivision.com/awards-recognitions/thermoformer-of-the-year/nomination-form/.  All materials must be emailed to Juliet Goff at juliet@kal-plastics.com by the December 15 deadline.



Full information on the current and past winners of the Thermoformer of the Year Award is available at http://www.thermoformingdivision.com.



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