At an awards ceremony held during the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) in San Antonio, Texas, the IFI Soaring Eagle Service Award was presented to Richard P. Delawder, retired from SWD, Inc.; and the IFI Soaring Eagle Technology Award was presented to David C. Goss, P.E., of Acument Global Technologies.
The 2019 IFI Soaring Eagle Service Award Recipient is Richard P. Delawder The IFI Soaring Eagle Service Award recognizes individuals who have contributed outstanding time and effort in the leadership of the Industrial Fasteners Institute and/or contributed to the health and well-being of the entire industrial fastener industry.
The 2019 Soaring Eagle Technology Award Recipient is David C. Goss, P.E.
The IFI Soaring Eagle Technology Award recognizes individuals who have extensive experience in the industrial fastener industry and who have made significant contributions to the technological advancement of the industry. Contributions may be through extensive work on fastener standards committees; the publication of widely acclaimed principles or documents; and/or through the development of fastener-related equipment, products or processes which have been widely acknowledged as advancements in fastener technology.