Welcome to NIPHLE: The National Institute of Packaging, Handling, and Logistics Engineers

DUNS Number: 780740242

CAGE Code: 4HMK6

Achievement Awards

Recipients of NIPHLE's 2013 Awards

Lapidus Trophy Winners
Jack Lam, Joseph Granuzzo, and Hemant Yadav
U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Packaging Division, Picatinny Arsenal

Logistics Achievement Award
James D. Mott
MSSI, formerly SAIC contractor to USAMC LOGSA PSCC

Packaging Achievement Award
Jason Sheth, Lead Preservation Specialist, Redstone Arsenal
Kenneth Pell, Preservation Specialist, Redstone Arsenal


2014 NIPHLE Awards


All persons with an interest in packaging, handling or logistics are urged to nominate eligible persons to receive an Achievement Award. Nominations must state the field in which the nominee is to be judged and include the name, address, phone number, employer and position title of both the nominee and the nominator. Sufficient detailed information about the nominee's accomplishment must be provided to allow the judges to score the nominee without additional research to obtain information about the type and value of his or her accomplishments. An electronic package, including a copy of the nomination, complete with supporting documentation, should be sent to Mr. Michael Werneke at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Your nomination package must be received no later than 1 March 2015.

Eligibility Requirements

Any individual in the packaging, materials handling or logistics field may be nominated, whether or not he or she is a member of the Institute. There shall be no time limitation with respect to the contribution made by the individual. Anyone may nominate candidates, except members of the Awards Committee. Judging is based on the nominee's total contribution to the field rather than to a particular project or period of time.


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