Lifetime achievement award for Kurt Walker

2015 Label Industry Global Awards

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FINAT’s former president Kurt Walker has been chosen as the recipient of the R Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 Label Industry Global Awards

Association for Corporate GrowthMichelman bags Deal Maker of the Year AwardMichelman was recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) with a Deal Maker of the Year Award for its successful growth initiatives over the past two years. The annual event, held on 13 May 2015 by ACG’s Cincinnati chapter, recognized winners in five different categories for their pursuit of corporate growth via mergers and acquisitions along with efforts that drive continued growth and vitality of the region’s business community. Michelman won in the medium corporate category, with Steve Shifman, the company’s president and CEO, accepting the award.Michelman was recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth with a Deal Maker of the Year Award for its successful growth initiatives over the past two yearsAccording to the ACG, “The ACG Deal Maker programme recognizes outstanding individuals and companies with proven track records of leadership, innovation and success through the art of the deal. Each of the winners has, in some way, challenged conventional thinking in order to drive growth in their organization and the business community.”

Notable achievements over the past few years, on which the award was based, include the opening of the Michelman Advanced Materials Collaboration Center at the company’s Cincinnati, Ohio headquarters in October 2014; the acquisition of Recklinghausen, Germany-based Ecronova Polymer  in 2013; a joint venture with Maruyoshi Chemical in Japan in 2013; and the acquisition of Supack International in India earlier this year.