Past Printing Ink Pioneer Recipients


  • 2017 - Ami Youhana - Sun Chemical 
  • 2017 - Jim Felsberg - Sun Chemical
  • 2017 - Kevin Bergeson - Flint Group
  • 2017 - Jim Garner - Flint Group Pigments
  • 2017 - Daniel Shevkun - Superior Printing Ink
  • 2017 - David Aynessazian - Kustom Group
  • 2017 - David Waller - Inx International Ink Co.
  • 2017 - Jack Powers - Sun Chemical
  • 2017 - Luigi Ribando - Sun Chemical
  • 2016 - Michael Keegan - Toyo Ink
  • 2016 - Joe Kelly - INX International Ink Co. 
  • 2016 - Robert Lu - Ink Systems
  • 2016 - Pete Notti - Ink Systems
  • 2016 - Greg Yoder - Flint Group
  • 2016 - Tom Rogers - Apollo Colors
  • 2016 - Suresh Mahajan - Modern Printing Colors
  • 2015 - Ron Tarewicz - Colorcon, No-Tox Products
  • 2015 - Bob O'Boyle - Sun Chemical
  • 2015 - William Neuberg - Shamrock Technologies 
  • 2015 - Kevin Kingman - Flint Group
  • 2015 - Herman Hockmeyer - Hockmeyer Equipment Corp
  • 2015 - Sumathy Ganesh - Toyo Ink America
  • 2015 - Joon Choo - Shamrock Technologies 
  • 2015 - Jim Bailer - INX International Ink Company
  • 2015 - Vivy DaCosta - hubergroup Canada
  • 2014 - Jack Gallagher - Shamrock Technologies 
  • 2014 - Maurice Carruthers - Sun Chemical Pigments
  • 2014 - Richard Czarnecki - Micro Powders
  • 2014 - Gregg Dahleen - Central Ink
  • 2014 - Dave Klebine - Apollo Colors
  • 2014 - Jim La Rocca - Superior Ink
  • 2014 - James Putney - Sun Chemical
  • 2014 - Rick Westrom - INX International Ink Company
  • 2013 - Doug Anderson - Central Ink
  • 2013 - Holly Anderson - Hydrite
  • 2013 - Pat Carlisle - Joules Angstrom
  • 2013 - Marc Castillo - Braden Sutphin
  • 2013 - Pam Carney - MWV
  • 2013 - Janet Ciravolo - NAPIM
  • 2013 - Tom DeBartolo - Sun Chemical
  • 2013 - Dan Delegge - Ink Solutions
  • 2013 - Ron Gallas - Flint Group Pigments
  • 2013 - Lee Godina - Resinall
  • 2013 - John Hrdlick - INX International
  • 2013 - Michael Podd - Flint Group
  • 2013 - Dale Pritchett - Ink World Magazine
  • 2012 - Rich Bradley - Lubrizol
  • 2012 - Rod Balmer - Flint Group
  • 2012 - Hixon Boyd - Color Resolutions
  • 2012 - Jonathan Ellaby - INX International
  • 2012 - Mike Gerkin Sr. - Kustom Group
  • 2012 - Tom Gwizdalski - Resolute Oil LLC
  • 2012 - John Jilek Sr. - Ink Solutions
  • 2012 - Alan Kalmikoff - Keim-Additec
  • 2012 - Rick Krause - BASF
  • 2012 - Jerry Napiecek - ColorCon No-Tox Products
  • 2012 - Moe Rameh - Sun Chemical
  • 2011 - John Edelbroc - Color Resolutions Inc
  • 2011 - John Copeland - Toyo Ink
  • 2011 - Matt McClure - Apollo Color
  • 2011 - Dr. Kotaro Morit - INX International
  • 2010 - Bob Lorenz - Sun Chemical
  • 2010 - Lisa Fine - Joules Angstrom
  • 2010 - Bob Lombardo - INX International
  • 2010 - Peter Ford - US Ink
  • 2009 - Jim Distler - Color Resolutions International LLC
  • 2009 - Michael Gettis - Colorcon, No-Tox Products
  • 2009 - Mike Green - Flint Group
  • 2008 - Richard Breen - Central Ink Corporation
  • 2008 - Jim Cunningham - Sun Chemical Latin America
  • 2008 - Ronald M. Grant - Kramer Ink Company
  • 2008 - William Miller - Flint Group Americas
  • 2008 - Hiroshi Ota - INX International Ink Co.
  • 2008 - Joseph Schlinkert - Color Resolutions International LLC
  • 2007 - Christopher Bonk - INX International
  • 2007 - William Curtin - Press Color
  • 2007 - Salvatore Moscuzza - Superior Printing Ink
  • 2007 - Dan Neese - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 2007 - Diane Parisi - Flint Ink
  • 2007 - Anthony Renzi, Jr. - Sun/NA Ink
  • 2007 - George Sickinger - Color Resolutions
  • 2006 - Michael Impastato - Flint Group
  • 2006 - Andrew Matthews - Flint Group
  • 2006 - Roy Newstead - Sun Chemical Canada
  • 2006 - Gary Reniker - INX International
  • 2006 - John Treece - Kramer Ink
  • 2005 - Winfred Gleue - Hostmann-Steinberg Printing Ink
  • 2005 - Richard Hall - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 2005 - Jeffrey Koppelman - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 2005 - Fred Lamb - INX International
  • 2005 - Larry Lepore - US Ink
  • 2005 - Duane Ness - Flint Ink
  • 2004 - Brad W. Bergey - Kohl & Madden
  • 2004 - George Dunn - Kohl & Madden
  • 2004 - Norman A. Harbin - Flint Ink
  • 2004 - Ronald J. Miller - Flint Ink
  • 2004 - Steven L. Miller - Kohl & Madden
  • 2004 - Fred Wiencek - INX International
  • 2003 - Roy T. Beagle - Flint Ink
  • 2003 - James E. Coleman - NAPIM
  • 2003 - Jean S. Lavelle - Lehigh Universtiy
  • 2003 - Mitsuo Matsuzawa - Toyo Ink
  • 2003 - Robert Mullen - Sun/NA Inks
  • 2003 - Jeannette Truncellito - Sun/NA Inks
  • 2003 - Wally Whalen - Color Resolutions
  • 2002 - Leonard A. Shaffer - Flint Ink
  • 2002 - Leonard A. Walle - Flint Ink
  • 2002 - Henri Dyner - Sun/NA Inks
  • 2002 - Joseph DiChiarro Sr. - INX International
  • 2002 - John J. Jewelinski - A.J. Daw Printing Ink
  • 2001 - Robert Cantu - Sun/NA Inks
  • 2001 - Joseph Cichon - INX International
  • 2001 - David B. Flint - Flint Ink
  • 2000 - Edward Fischer - INX International
  • 2000 - Edward E. Ginter - Toyo/Web Inks
  • 2000 - Kenneth O’Callaghan - INX International
  • 2000 - Elizabeth Scherer - Sun/NA Inks
  • 2000 - Robert Hardwick - Ink Systems
  • 2000 - Leon Knorps - Flint Ink
  • 1999 - Robert Anthony - American Inks & Coatings
  • 1999 - Anthony Bean - Sun/GPI
  • 1999 - Thomas K.R. Sharp - Kerley Ink
  • 1999 - George Tholke - The Ink Company
  • 1999 - Larry Yoder - Flint Ink
  • 1998 - James P. Baker - Kramer Ink
  • 1998 - Fred E. Bichaylo - Colorcon, No-Tox Products
  • 1998 - Donald Cook - Sun/GPI
  • 1998 - Henry “Chet” Fucillo - F & F Printing Ink
  • 1998 - Byron Hahn - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 1998 - Ralph Marshall - Colmar
  • 1998 - Walter Zawacki - Flint Ink
  • 1997 - Domingo Chan - Flint Ink
  • 1997 - William Chorvat - Sun/GPI
  • 1997 - Richard Clendenning - INX International
  • 1997 - Alfred DiBernardo - Patone
  • 1997 - Richard Drong - Sun/GPI
  • 1997 - Stanley Newman - Kohl & Madden
  • 1997 - James Wegemer - Heritage Inks International
  • 1996 - Harvey M. Ainbinder - Kohl & Madden
  • 1996 - Anthony Cieri - Sun/GPI
  • 1996 - Kenneth C. Collins - Sun Corporate
  • 1996 - George J. Polasik - INX International
  • 1996 - Tim Van Scoy - Ink Systems
  • 1996 - Taddeus Zelek - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 1995 - Robert F. Bowers - Bowers Ink
  • 1995 - Richard Cochrane - Sun/GPI
  • 1995 - Steven Okunevich - BASF
  • 1995 - John Power - Van Son Holland Ink
  • 1994 - Joseph A. J. Casper - Kohl & Madden
  • 1994 - Frederick A. Falk - Flint Ink
  • 1994 - Samuel Gilbert - Sun/GPI
  • 1994 - Y. Peter Jacob - Continental Inks
  • 1994 - Stephen J. Kovalsky - Sun/GPI
  • 1994 - William R. Tasker - INX International
  • 1994 - C.H. (Kent) Shah - Color Converting Industries
  • 1993 - Stanley Field - Flint Ink
  • 1993 - Alfred Nieman - INK Systems
  • 1993 - Gerrard Salomon - Custom Printing Inks
  • 1993 - Joseph M. Simons - Superior Printing Ink
  • 1993 - Michael A. Stone - Sun/GPI
  • 1993 - Leon Triberti - Sun/GPI
  • 1993 - Charles Weinholzer - Inx International
  • 1992 - Michael Allara - INX International
  • 1992 - Edmund T. Funk - Sun/GPI
  • 1992 - Lewis Leber - U.S. Printing Ink
  • 1992 - Edward J. Stanchi - Kohl & Madden
  • 1992 - Anthony Cappuccio - Sun/GPI
  • 1992 - Cal Sutphin - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 1991 - Randy Cornwell - Hurst Printing Inks
  • 1991 - H. Howard Flint II - Flint Ink Corporation
  • 1991 - Arthur G. Franke - INX International
  • 1991 - Stanley G. Miller - Miller & Associates
  • 1991 - Michael S. Murphy - Sun/GPI
  • 1990 - Edward E. Barr - Sun Chemical
  • 1990 - George Z. Bien - Capitol Printing Ink
  • 1990 - Gary Smith - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1990 - Lorin K. Suplee - US Printing Ink
  • 1989 - Anthony L. Brown, Jr. - Sun/GPI
  • 1989 - Smauel Leiner - US Printing Ink
  • 1989 - Charles H. Warner - BASF/Sun
  • 1989 - Frank Wawak - Midland Color
  • 1988 - Louis R. Fabbiano - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1988 - James W. Good - BASF/Sun
  • 1988 - Norman F. Grajek - Flint Ink
  • 1988 - William C. Hamburger - Sun/GPI
  • 1988 - Michael Loiacono - Ink Systems
  • 1988 - Gerald J. Russo - Midland Color
  • 1987 - Vincent V. Bellini - Sun/GPI
  • 1987 - Harvey R. Brice - Superior Printing Ink
  • 1987 - Theodore J. Finckh - Seaboard Printing Ink
  • 1987 - Urban S. Hirsh III - Ink Systems
  • 1987 - Robert T. Peters - Kohl & Madden Printing Ink
  • 1987 - Ian R. Steel - Sun/GPI
  • 1987 - Clayton W. Witt - Interchemical/Sun-GPI
  • 1986 - Edward C. DeKramer - Kramer Ink
  • 1986 - Hugh J. Dunn - Interchemical/Sun-GPI
  • 1986 - Daniel W. Enright - Sun/GPI
  • 1986 - Abraham Terkowitz - Commercial Ink
  • 1986 - Peter Torcivia - Croda Inks
  • 1985 - Richard M. Braznell - Midland Color
  • 1985 - Frank J. Iannuzzi - Inmont/Sun-GPI
  • 1985 - William E. Rusterholz - Sun/GPI
  • 1985 - Robert G. Savageau - Flint Ink
  • 1985 - Paul F. Volpe - NAPIM
  • 1985 - Walter vonFricken - Beacon Printing Ink
  • 1984 - Andrew S. Bielenda - Inmont/Sun-GPI
  • 1984 - William W. Jackson - North American Printing Ink
  • 1984 - George E. Marsh - Cabot Corp.
  • 1984 - Robert A. Mealy - Sun/GPI
  • 1984 - Thomas K. R. Sharp - Bowers Ink
  • 1983 - John Cotter            - Sun/GPI
  • 1983 - Frederick T. Dankert        
  • 1983 - Raymond J. Ellison - Lewis Roberts, Inc.
  • 1983 - Stuart K. Graham - Canadian Fine Color
  • 1983 - Clement M. Higby
  • 1983 - Gustaf B. Lindquist - Van San Holland Ink
  • 1983 - John L. Salaga
  • 1983 - Frank Tupper       
  • 1983 - Raymond Welte    
  • 1982 - Russell Brown - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1982 - Randall J. Drusch - Sinclair & Valentine
  • 1982 - Ben C. Nygard - Flint Ink
  • 1982 - Vincent M. Pampanin - Cal/Ink Division
  • 1982 - Martin J. Paul - Sun/GPI
  • 1982 - Joseph S. Reeder - Cleveland Printing Ink
  • 1981 - Edgar B. Flint - Flint Ink
  • 1981 - James A. Frisone - James A. Frisone Company
  • 1981 - Massie E. Odiotti - Sun/GPI
  • 1981 - John J. Socha - Croda Inks
  • 1981 - Andrew F. Starek - A.J. Daw Printing Ink
  • 1981 - Charles M. Thompson - Sun/GPI
  • 1981 - S. Jerry Vilardi - J.M. Huber
  • 1980 - Robert W. Bassemir - Sun/GPI
  • 1980 - Frederick V. Dexter Jr. - J. P. Carlson
  • 1980 - Louis J. Gaspari - Sun/GPI
  • 1980 - John A. Kerchner - Borden Chemical
  • 1980 - William F. Meixner - Cleveland Printing Ink
  • 1980 - Albert W. O’Byrne - Croda Inks
  • 1980 - Michael Pugliese - J. M. Huber
  • 1980 - John Ritzic - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 1980 - Chester B. Stroud - Borden Chemical
  • 1980 - William E. Wilson 
  • 1979 - Anthony C. Fucillo - Sun/GPI
  • 1979 - Donald M. Henry - Canadian Printing Ink
  • 1979 - C. Lawson Shook - Sinclair & Valentine
  • 1979 - Robert A. Soelke - Sun/GPI
  • 1978 - Olin Boone            - J. M. Huber
  • 1978 - W. Robert Evans - Martin Driscoll
  • 1978 - Robert Evert        
  • 1978 - Harvey Gustafson - Consolidated Printing Ink
  • 1978 - Walter Jantolek - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1978 - Sidney Langford - Sigmund Ullman (GPI)
  • 1978 - Max Lousin          
  • 1978 - Louis Pascuzzi - Superior Printing Ink
  • 1978 - Clifford Pender - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1978 - James Renson - Renson Group
  • 1978 - Richard Sanserino 
  • 1977 - Kenneth Bownes - Inmont
  • 1977 - Daniel Carlick - Sun/GPI
  • 1977 - Walter Durlak - Superior Varnish & Drier
  • 1977 - Joseph Gaspierik - Borden Chemical
  • 1977 - Philip Pope - Pope & Gray
  • 1977 - Raymond Thoms - Cleveland Printing Ink
  • 1977 - Frank Vomacka - Borden Chemical
  • 1976 - Michael Brophy - Cleveland Printing Ink
  • 1976 - Jack K. Cummings
  • 1976 - Herbert Edelman - US Ink
  • 1976 - Louis J. Fabbiano - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1976 - Ben F. Greenwald
  • 1976 - Joseph Krause - Handschy Inks
  • 1976 - Afton Price            - Levey (Borden Chemical)
  • 1976 - Herbert Scheichet 
  • 1976 - William F. Thompson       
  • 1976 - Walter T. Venema 
  • 1975 - Norman Alexander - Sun Corp.
  • 1975 - Gerald Braznell - Braznell Ink
  • 1975 - Clyde Bowers - Bowers Ink
  • 1975 - Douglas Campbell - J.M. Huber
  • 1975 - Morris Friedland - U.S. Printing Ink
  • 1975 - Henry Hendershot - Hendershot Inks
  • 1975 - William Law - Inmont
  • 1975 - Donald B. Morrison - Morrison Printing Ink
  • 1975 - Frederick Petke - Borden Chemical
  • 1975 - Sam Speigelman - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1975 - Martin Swinford - Richardson Ink
  • 1974 - James Carney - Crescent Ink & Color
  • 1974 - James Daw - A.J. Daw Printing Ink
  • 1974 - Sylvester Johnson - Hawley Monk (Borden Chemical)
  • 1974 - Gordon MacQuaker - Sun Chemical
  • 1974 - Alfred Meixner - Cleveland Printing Ink
  • 1974 - Mel Pfaelzer - Bowers Printing Ink
  • 1974 - Louis Suriani - J.M. Huber
  • 1973 - William Brunk - Sleight & Hellmuth
  • 1973 - Arthur Busch - Hawley-Monk (Borden Chemical)
  • 1973 - Paul Derby - Cal/Ink Division
  • 1973 - James Murray - Acme Printing Ink
  • 1973 - Howard Oetter - Bowers Printing Ink
  • 1973 - Harold Poley - Superior Printing Ink
  • 1973 - Herbert Spraker - J. M. Huber
  • 1973 - Forbes Whistler - Inmont
  • 1972 - Thomas Buchanan
  • 1972 - Ralph Campbell    
  • 1972 - Jack DeKramer - Kramer Ink
  • 1972 - Howard Hamell - Fred K. Levey
  • 1972 - C. Stanley Johnson           
  • 1972 - John Lyman - California Ink
  • 1972 - Richard Shepherd - Flint Ink
  • 1972 - Edward M. Wade 
  • 1971 - Jacqueline M. Fetsko - Lehigh University
  • 1971 - Lambert Fish - Interchemical Printing Ink Div.
  • 1971 - Robert Gans - Gans Ink & Supply
  • 1971 - Gregory Huelsman - The Hilton-Hawley
  • 1971 - Joseph Kraft         
  • 1971 - F. L. Wurzburg Jr. - Interchemical Printing Ink Div.
  • 1970 - Joseph T. Barry Jr. - California Ink
  • 1970 - Charles Conlan - Crescent Ink & Color
  • 1970 - Werner Gerlach - Capitol Printing Ink
  • 1970 - Joseph M. Goldberg         
  • 1970 - Robert E. Schwarm - Schwarm & Jacobus
  • 1969 - Jean Fisher
  • 1969 - E. C. Friesendorf - Handschy
  • 1969 - William Haug        
  • 1969 - Arthur W. Legge - Interchemical
  • 1969 - Herbert Livesey Jr. - NAPIM
  • 1969 - A. C. Zettlemoyer - Lehigh University
  • 1968 - Bern Ormsby - General Printing Ink
  • 1967 - Jean Vercruise - Colora Printing Ink
  • 1967 - John Vollmuth - McNair-Dorland
  • 1966 - Harold Blacker - H. Blacker Printing Inks
  • 1966 - Robert H. Flint - Flint Ink
  • 1966 - Bart Hawley - Hawley-Monk
  • 1966 - Nathan Rosen - Superior Printing Ink
  • 1966 - Howard Soriano - Sinclair & Valentine
  • 1965 - James Campbell - Cabrun Ink Products
  • 1965 - Norman C. Ellison - Lewis Roberts
  • 1965 - Martin Meixner - Cleveland Printing Ink
  • 1964 - Charles McDowell
  • 1964 - Victor J. Porth - Interchemical Printing Ink Div.
  • 1964 - Charles F. Schwarm - Schwarm & Jacobus
  • 1963 - S. K. Graham - Sun/CFC
  • 1963 - Walter Kitchen - Sinclair & Valentine of Canada
  • 1963 - A. E. Loveland - GPI – Canada
  • 1963 - Frank Morrison - Morrison Printing Ink
  • 1962 - Dr. D. J. Bernardi - Interchemical Printing Ink Div.
  • 1962 - Joseph S. Hart - J.M. Huber
  • 1962 - Dr. Louis M. Larsen         
  • 1962 - Matt J. Leckey - Sinclair & Valentine
  • 1962 - Timothy A. Ryan  
  • 1962 - Chester Scheidler - Charles Hellmuth Printing Ink
  • 1961 - George S. Braznell - Braznell Ink
  • 1961 - G. Stuart Braznell - Braznell Ink
  • 1961 - Thomas J. Craig    
  • 1961 - G. L. Erikson - Braden Sutphin Ink
  • 1961 - F. Grant Schleicher - W.D. Wilson Printing Ink
  • 1961 - Charles T. Sharpe - Canadian Printing Ink
  • 1961 - James D. Yates - Martin Driscoll
  • 1960 - Weldon Coate - Sun Chemical
  • 1960 - W.F. Cornell - Interchemical Printing Ink Div.
  • 1960 - Joseph Curado - Sun Chemical
  • 1960 - Fred Farnsworth   
  • 1960 - M. J. Hoover - Sun Chemical
  • 1960 - Sherman Ruxton - Philip Ruxton Printing Ink
  • 1959 - Colvin M. Reed - California Ink
  • 1959 - Fred Weymouth - Interchemical
  • 1958 - James J. Deeney - Bensing Bros. & Denney
  • 1957 - Albert Sutphin - Sutphin Ink
  • 1957 - Joseph W. Viner - Queen City Printing Ink
  • 1956 - Bromwell Ault - Interchemical
  • 1956 - Claude Brown - Interchemical
  • 1956 - A. Wallace Chauncy - Interchemical
  • 1956 - Charles Conquergood - Canada Printing Ink
  • 1956 - George Cramer - Sinclair & Valentine
  • 1956 - Frank Cray - Interchemical Printing Ink Div.
  • 1956 - Humphrey Desmond        
  • 1956 - John F. Devine - Sun Chemical
  • 1956 - John Ellison - Lewis Roberts
  • 1956 - Howard Flint - Flint Ink
  • 1956 - Adolph Hill Jr. - Hill-Hentschell
  • 1956 - Louis Hraback - Sleight & Hellmuth
  • 1956 - Morton E. Kapp - Superior Printing Ink
  • 1956 - Engelbert Smith - Tenneco/Ink Div.