Thomas H. Speller Award

Established in 1983, this award recognizes unusual achievements of an individual who, through dedicated service, tireless efforts, high ideals, and vision, contributed significantly to the implementation of manufacturing processes and methodologies in the dedicated discipline of automated fastening machines and their applications.

The award consists of a framed certificate and is presented each year at either the Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference and Exhibition or the AeroTech Congress.

Year

Name

Employer

2020
Phil Webb
Cranfield University Centre for Structures, Assembly and Intelligent Automation
2019
Mark Smith
Lockheed Martin Corporation
2018
Holger Maylaender
Broetje-Automation GmbH
2017
Herbert Cupp
Electroimpact Inc.
2016
Paul Thompson
Electroimpact, Inc.
2015
Anthony S. Goddard
GEMCOR
2014
Clayton L. Munk
Boeing Co
2013
Daniel Grenier
Bombardier Aerospace
2012
Don Youngblood
Arconic Fastening Systems & Rings
2011
John P. Brennan
 
2010
Edmund L. Bella
Manca Inc
2009
Kim Nixon
Precorp Utah
2008
Bill Mangus
GEMCOR
2007
Gordon L. Allen
Boeing Co
2006
Ken Benczkowski
Broetje-Automation Gmbh
2005
John Hartmann
Electroimpact Inc
2004
Christian Schaefer
Boeing Co
2003
Robert N. Burns
APS Associates
2002
Gerhard Holtmeier
Broetje-Automation Gmbh
2001
Michael Jones
 
2000
William A. Leblanc
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co
1999
Dr. Peter B. Zieve
Electroimpact Inc
1998
Michael Frank Latimer
 
1997
Alvin N. Brantley
Hi-Shear Corp
1996
Mike Blanc
 
1995
Thomas E. Endres
Univ of Dayton
1994
James E. Clifton
Aerospace Precision Systems Inc
1993
Archie D. Crowe
Lockheed Martin Corp
1992
Charles H. Saurer
Fairchild Industries Inc
1991
Don Stuhlmiller
 
1990
Pete Clayton
 
1989
Bob Starnes
 
1988
Joe Gebbia
 
1987
Toni Falcioni
 
1986
Carl R. Hartup
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co
1985
Ray Billington
GEMCOR
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