APMI International has named Cynthia Freeby as its 2021 fellow.
APMI International has named Cynthia Freeby as its 2021 fellow.

APMI International has named Cynthia Freeby, regional sales manager at Ametek Specialty Metal Products, as its 2021 fellow.

The award recognizes APMI members for their significant contributions to the goals, purpose, and mission of the organization as well as for a high level of expertise in the technology, practice, or business of the industry.

During her 40 plus year PM industry career, Freeby co-chaired the annual MPIF PM/87 technical conference and served on many boards and committees. She is the only person to have chaired three APMI chapters, Philadelphia, Dayton, and Michigan, after holding numerous officer positions within each chapter. She received the MPIF Distinguished Service to PM Award in 2005, as well as the ASTM Distinguished Service Award in 2019 for her work in developing PM standards.

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