Deadline for 2017 TAPPI Award Nominations is August 1

Friday, April 29, 2016

ATLANTA, Ga - TAPPI and its divisions recognize member achievement through various awards and appreciations. The deadline to submit nominations for the TAPPI 2017 major awards is August 1, 2016.

  • Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award - Established in 1928, this is the Association's highest technical honor, and is presented annually to an individual or individuals for preeminent scientific and engineering achievements of proven commercial benefit to the world's pulp, paper, board, and forest products industries and the other industries that TAPPI serves.

Nomination Form

  • Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award – This is the Association's highest award for service and is presented annually to recognize leadership and service which have significantly and demonstrably contributed to the advancement of the Association. Established in 1983, this award is the highest honor the Association can bestow upon an individual for exemplary leadership.

Nomination Form

  • Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Member Award – This is the Association’s highest honor for local sections and is presented annually to recognize an individual for outstanding leadership and exceptional service to one or more Local Sections, which have resulted in significant and demonstrable benefits to the Local Section members.

Nomination Form

  • TAPPI Fellow - TAPPI Fellows are individuals who have been members of TAPPI for ten or more years and have contributed meritorious service to the Association and/or the paper and related industries. Retiring members of the TAPPI Board of Directors become Fellows automatically at the end of their term. Each year, the Association may elect members as TAPPI Fellows in recognition of meritorious service to the Association and the industry. The title Fellow is also conferred upon TAPPI presidents and directors at the end of their terms of office, and upon Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Awardees and Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Recipients.

Nomination Form

Nomination forms can be submitted by email, faxed to the attention of the Awards Department at +1-770-446-6947, or mailed to:

TAPPI Awards Department

15 Technology Parkway South

Suite 115

Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, USA