Peter L. Simpson Gold Medalists

AFS presents this award for “outstanding contributions in promoting public esteem or service which reflects credit on the metalcasting industry.”


2017   Gary M. Gigante, Waupaca Foundry

2016   Frank C. Headington, Neenah Enterprises

2007   Gary Thoe, Waupaca Foundry

2003   Ray Witt, CMI Management Services

2001   R. Conner Warren, Citation Corp.

1999   James Pearson, Aurora Metals Division LLC

1995   T. Morris Hackney, Citation Corp.

1992   George W. Mathews, Jr., Intermet Corp.

1991   George Booth, Ford Motor Co.

1988   Lawrence Krueger, Pelton Casteel Inc.

1987   Charles Drury, Hayes-Albion Corp.

1986   Ashley Sinnet, American Foundrymen’s Society

1985   Thomas Wiltse, General Motors Corp.

1983   Burleigh Jacobs, Grede Foundries

1982   Glenn W. Stahl, Stahl Specialties Co.

1979   Charles F. Seelbach, Jr., Forest City Foundries Co.

1977   Karl Landgrebe, Wheland Automotive Industries

1974   Collins Carter, Hayes-Albion Corp.

1973   John A. Wagner, Sr., Wagner Castings Co.

1972   Aldo Dacco, LIASA, Italy

1969   Elmer Braun, General Motors Corp.

1967   Ronald Ruddle, Foseco, Inc.

1964   Dr. Albrt DeSy, University of Ghent, Belgium

1961   Merton Flemings, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1959   John Rassenfoss, American Steel Foundries

1957   Charles K. Donoho, American Cast Iron Pipe Co.

1955   John Rehder, Canada Iron Foundries

1954   Roy Gezelius, General Steel Castings Corp.

1953   James H. Smith, General Motors Corp.

1952   Albert Gagnebin and Keith D. Millis, International Nickel Co.

1951   Thomas W. Curry, Lynchburg Foundry

1949   Russell Anderson, Belle City Malleable Iron Co.

1948   Peter Rentschler, Hamilton Foundry & Machine

1947   Dr. Richard Flinn, Jr., American Brake Shoe Co.

1946   Howard F. Taylor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology