During the 2019 Die Casting Congress and Tabletop the North American Die Casting Association will recognize individuals for their significant contributions to the die casting industry. These prestigious awards will be presented at the Die Casting Industry Awards Luncheon in Cleveland, OH on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. NADCA is currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Doehler Award. A list of Past Recipients is available here.
The Doehler Award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the die casting industry or to the art of die casting as represented by:
Technical Achievement – As measured by significant scientific contributions of a metallurgical or engineering nature relating to the die casting process, including casting alloys, die steels and die practices, finishing methods, machine design and related subjects.
Advancement in Plant Operations – Of a management or administrative nature and related to the operational phases of the industry; safety procedures, devices, and techniques; practical mechanical advances and other accomplishments directly related to efficiency, economy and safety of plant operation.
Other Activities – Not primarily of a scientific or operational nature that result in the enhancement of the reputation and acceptability of die castings. All contributions to the art of die casting and advancement of the industry are to be evaluated on the applicability of the contribution to the die casting industry as a whole.
Interested in nominating someone for this award? Your response should detail the nominee’s contributions to the die casting industry that meet the criteria and include the names of any other NADCA members who are in support of the nomination. The deadline for nominations is June 3, 2019. All nominations received will be submitted, in confidence, for consideration.
Please submit nominations to Steve Udvardy:
North American Die Casting Association
3250 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Ste. 101
Arlington Heights, IL 60004