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Lifetime Achievement Award

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ISRI’s Lifetime Achievement Award is presented each year in recognition of an individual or individuals life-long dedication and leadership in the recycling industry and commitment to ISRI.

2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination

ISRI’s Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually by ISRI’s Chair to bestow recognition and honor upon an individual(s) in the scrap recycling industry whose name and deeds are synonymous with integrity and the pursuit of excellence, and who has made significant contributions over their lifetime to the scrap recycling industry and/or the association.

ISRI Chairman Brian Shine is seeking nominations for the ISRI membership for the 2020 Award.

Award Criteria:
• Significant contribution to the industry through industry knowledge, technical innovation, industry advocacy, dedication to the safety and well-being of their employees, or demonstrated leadership; and/or

• Outstanding contribution to the industry in terms of volunteer service to ISRI which promoted the growth, interests and advancement of the association and/or industry; and/or

• Noteworthy public service activities on the local, regional, state or national or international levels which has brought honor to the industry or to the association; and/or

• Stature as a respected industry leader.

Note: The award is not limited to current ISRI members. In addition, in any given year, one of the above criteria may hold more importance than another.

Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2019.


Submit your nomination

Previous Award Winners

2019
Jerry Simms, Atlas Metals

2018

Ron Reich, Atlas Pacific
Sam Proler, Proler Steel

2017
Crawford Carpenter, Caraustar

Herschel Cutler, ISRI

2016
Emanuel (Manny) Bodner, Bodner Metal & Iron Corp.
Stanton Moss, Stanton A. Moss Inc.

2015

Scott Newell, The Shredder Company
Toby Shine, Shine Brothers Corp

2014
Stanley Kramer, Kramer Metals
Howard Meyers, Quexco
Sandy Shapiro
, Cambridge Iron & Metal

2013
Arnold Gachman

2012
Richard Abrams, Consolidated Scrap Resources

2011
Harry Heinkele, Commerical Metals Co
Ray Alpert, Alper & Alpert Iron & Metal
Jake Farber, Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal

2010
Tom Salome, M. Lipsitz & Co.
Marvin Siegel, OmniSource Southeast

2009
Ben Saaco, Sierra Recycling and Demolition
Leonard Rifkin, Ominsource Corp.

2008
Bernie Goldstein, Alter Trading
Si Wakesburg, ISRI

2007
Morley Denbo, Tennessee Valley Recycling
Sid Grossman, Grossman Iron & Steel

2006
Sheldon Tauben, Metalsco, Inc.
Barry Hunter, Hunter Alloys, LLC.
Lee Hummelstein, Hummelstein Iron & Metal

2005
Arnold Plant, Keywell
Morton Plant, Keywell

2004
Stuart Padnos, Louis Padnos Iron and Metal
Seymour Padnos, Louis Padnos Iron and Metal

2018 Award Presentations

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ron Reich

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Sam Proler

2017 Award Presentations



Lifetime Achievement Award winner Hershel Cutler


Lifetime Achievement Award winner Crawford Carpenter

2016 Award Presentations

 

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Manny Bodner

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Stanton Moss

2015 Award Presentations



Lifetime Achievement Award winners Scott Newell and Toby Shine 

2014 Award Presentations



Lifetime Achievement Award winners Stanley Kramer, Howard Meyers, and Sandy Shapiro

Have Questions?

Robin Wiener
President
RWiener@isri.org
(202) 662-8512