Gold Micrometer Award Recipients
Honored at Annual Awards Banquet
PMPAs 90th Anniversary was not only a celebration of the growth of our Association, it was also a special celebration of those members who have amassed 40 years in the precision machining industry and the recognition of their dedication and contributions that set them apart as a leader within their organization and PMPA.
Attendees were treated to five Gold Micrometer Award presentations in Amelia Island.
Brian Adams (R.F. Mau Co.) began working part-time at R.F. Mau in 1980, and has worked his way to being President of the company. He has been very active in PMPA governance since 1997 and is currently 1st Vice President
Glen Donaldson (Donmac Precision Machining) began his industry career in 1978 as a machine operator and eventually purchased his own company. He is active in the Canada Chapter and is currently serving a 3-year term on the Board.
Jim Wrenn (Hudson Precision Products) represents the third generation from Hudson to receive this prestigious recognition, joining his grandfather (Ernest W. Schneider) and father (Peter Wrenn). Jim has been a strong supporter of PMPA since 1987 – President in 2009, and the Annual Meeting was his 61st national meeting. Hudson Precision Products is a founding member of PMPA.
Victor DaCruz‘s introduction to manufacturing began in Portugal as a young boy when his dad decided he should work in the family tannery business. Victor began his manufacturing career in 1974, eventually purchasing his own company, where he now leads the DACRUZ Manufacturing family business. Victor has served on the Board and was PMPA President in 2019.
Sam Prost (Weber Manufacturing & Supplies Inc.) began working at Weber Manufacturing in 1970, and never left. He is currently serving a 3-year term on the Board of Directors. Unable to attend (his second attempt at receiving this award), Miles Free (PMPA) accepted the award on his behalf.
Congratulations to our Gold Micrometer award recipients. Well done!