Animesh Bose, FAPMI, president, Materials Processing, Inc., Haltom City, Texas

David R. Connelly, chief executive officer, Precision Powdered Metal Parts, Inc., Pomona, California
John J. DiCicco, president, Major Powdered Metal Technologies, Inc., Livonia, Michigan
Ian Donaldson, director, R&D N.A. & materials engineering, GKN Sinter Metals, Jefferson, Massachusetts
Chaman Lall, vice president, technology & applications development, Metal Powder Products Company, Westfield, Indiana
Louis W. Lherbier, director, technical market development, Carpenter Powder Products Inc., Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
Timothy J. McCabe, manager, technology development, Kinetics Climax, Inc., A Division of Freeport-McMoRan Company, Wilsonville, Oregon
Patrick J. McGeehan, vice president and general manager, Specialty Metal Products, Ametek, Inc., Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
Bernard North, vice president, product engineering, Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Michael L. Rector, PMTII, vice president, Western Sintering Co., Inc., Richland, Washington
Candido Ruas, consumables marketing manager, Rio Tinto Metal Powders (QMP), Sorel, Quebec, Canada
David L. Schaefer, senior vice president, global sales, Cloyes Gear & Products, Inc., Rochester Hills, Michigan
Established in 1968, the award recognizes North American individuals who have worked a minimum of 25 years in the PM industry and whose long-term contributions and achievements deserve special recognition.