Note: the period for nominations for 2015 WJTA-IMCA Awards ended September 15, 2015.
Members are invited to submit candidates for special awards presented by the WJTA-IMCA to honor a company, organization, or individual who has made a significant contribution to the industry through accomplishments that directly enhance waterjet technology and/or industrial cleaning.
Award recipients will be selected by the WJTA-IMCA Awards Committee and honored at a presentation ceremony on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, in conjunction with the 2015 WJTA-IMCA Conference & Expo in New Orleans.
A list of previous award recipients appears below:
|1981||Pioneer Award - Jacob Frank
|1983||Pioneer Award - H.D. Stephens
|1985||Pioneer Award - William Cooley, D.Sc.
|1987||Pioneer Award - Norman Franz, Ph.D.
|1989||Pioneer Award - Richard Paseman
|1991||Pioneer Award - John H. Olsen, Ph.D.
|1993||Pioneer Award - Fun-Den Wang, Ph.D.
Safety Award - David Summers, Ph.D., and NLB Corporation
Service Award - George A. Savanick, Ph.D. and Mohan Vijay, Ph.D.
Technology Award - Mohamed Hashish, Ph.D., Autoclave Engineers and Hammelmann Corporation
|1995||Pioneer Award - George Rankin
Safety Award - Autoclave Engineers
Service Award - Thomas J. Labus
Technology Award - Thomas J. Kim, Ph.D.
|1997||Pioneer Award - David A. Summers, Ph.D.
Service Award - Andrew F. Conn, Ph.D.
Technology Award - Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Louis
|1999||Pioneer Award - Mohamed Hashish, Ph.D.
Safety Award - Bruce Wood
Service Award - John Wolgamott
Technology Award - Ryoji Kobayashi, Ph.D.
|2001||Pioneer Award - George A. Savanick, Ph.D.
Technology Award - Richard Ward
|2003||Pioneer Award - Pat DeBusk
Service Award - Mohamed Hashish, Ph.D.
Technology Award - Ernest S. Geskin, Ph.D.
|2005||Pioneer Award - Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Louis
Safety Award - TurtleSkin WaterArmor
Service Award - NLB Corporation
Technology Award - Jay Zeng, Ph.D.
|2007||Pioneer Award - Forrest Shook
Safety Award - Vacuum Equipment Safety Committee
Service Award - Tony Fuller and Jim Petillo
Technology Award - Mamidala Ramulu, Ph.D.
|2009||Pioneer Award - John Wolgamott
Safety Award - Gary W. Toothe and Philip Stein
Service Award - Bill McClister
Technology Award - Seiji Shimizu, Ph.D.
|2011||Pioneer Award - Bill McClister
Technology Award - Jerry Zink
|2013||Pioneer Award - Kenneth C. Carroll
Safety Award - WOMA Corporation