The EPMA Distinguished Service Awards are presented in recognition of an individuals' outstanding contribution to the European PM industry over a number of years.
Recipients are selected by the EPMA Council and receive their award at the annual congress in Europe.
The Distinguished Service Award Winner for 2017 is Mr Thomas Lambrecht from Dorst Technologies, Germany.
Thomas Lambrecht studied chemical engineering at the Munich technical university from 1978 until 1984, he started with a company in Munich that designed and realized ceramic plants all over the world as a project engineer. During that time he spent several years in Tunisia, Algeria and China building 2 tile, a brick and 2 sanitary ware factories.
Then he moved to a tile press manufacturer in Trier as a General Manager for 4 years.
In 1995 he joined Dorst Technologies, first as a sales manager and since 2000 as Managing Director.
He became a member of EPMA in 1996, more than 20 years ago. Since then he has served on the Council and he is currently a member of the Board.
DSA Winner for 2017, Mr Thomas Lambrecht, with EPMA President Mr Philippe Gundermann
© Andrew McLeish
More information about past winners of the EPMA Distinguished Award can be found at: http://www.epma.com/distinguished-service-award