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Nick Hrinko

In 1979, Nick joined Chicopee as a Marketing Specialist and we the first winner of Chicopee’s Marketer of the Year Award. He spent the next 15 years with Chicopee in […]

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Stephen Chester

Steve received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University. His studies focused on the dynamics of two-phase flow which is what ultimately led to his […]

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Robert P. Julius

Nice-Pak was founded by my father over sixty years ago. He had a vision that pre-moistened wipes could become the optimum dispensing system for liquids across a broad spectrum of […]

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Ralph Moody, P.E.

Mr. Moody holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from NC State University, and a Professional Engineering license in NC. He holds 11 Patents in the nonwovens field, and […]

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Bryan D. Haynes, Ph.D.

Dr. Haynes received his B.S. and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Ph.D.in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. During his graduate studies Dr. Haynes specialized in the […]

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Robert Averell

Bob Averell received his BA in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from Rutgers. His career spans 53 years in the polyester industry. Mr. Averell began his career […]

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Leo Cancio

Leo Cancio is well known in our industry, having a resume that spans more than the required 20 years for this award.  He completed his secondary education in Cuba, then […]

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Robert (Bob) Dale

Mr. Dale’s service to the nonwovens industry spans over 25 years including leadership as an INDA Board Member, The Nonwovens Institute Board Director, contributions to the INDA Technical Advisory Board, RISE® (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) and […]

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Edward (Ed) A. Vaughn, Ph.D.

Professor Vaughn shared his vast knowledge, expertise, and leadership with students and professionals from around the world for decades and was known as “Mr. Nonwovens of the US”. He was a valued educator and consultant for INDA for many years. […]

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James P. Hanson

Mr. Hanson is the Principal and Director of Marketing Technology Service, Inc. a modest size company he started in 1978. MTS is located in Kalamazoo and provides services to the absorbent […]

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