Six Inducted Into Paper Industry International Hall of Fame

Oct. 25, 2013 - Two hundred thirty-four people attended the 19th Annual Paper Industry International Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on October 3rd at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.

2013 Induction Class (l-r): Theodore Wegner, Doug Dugal representing Sven Rydholm, Sverker Martin-Lof, Jan-Erik Levlin representing Walter Brecht, Richard Egan representing Charles Egan and Fredrick Luhde representing Walter Brecht.

This year's program celebrated the achievements of:

  • Walter Brecht
  • Charles Egan
  • Waldemar Jensen
  • Sverker Martin-Lof
  • Sven Rydholm
  • Theodore Wegener

Truly an "International" Hall of Fame, this year's inductee Sverker Martin-Lof came from Stockholm, Sweden to accept his award, and Jan-Erik Levlin traveled from Finland to accept the award on behalf of Waldemar Jensen. There are a totla of 117 inductees in the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame and the group represent fifteen different countries around the globe.

The Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Inc. (www.paperhall.org), a non-profit organization, continues to recognize people who have made preeminent contributions to the paper industry worldwide by inducting them into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame and oversees the operation of the Paper Discovery Center.

SOURCE: Paper Industry International Hall of Fame

See related story that appeared in PaperAge magazine:
» » Recognizing the Giants of the Industry (PaperAge, July/August 2010)