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