At the last AWT General Meeting 2022 on October 11, Cologne, after a two-year break due to the pandemic, honors were again bestowed on deserving AWT members.
For his commitment in many AWT committees, Dr. Herwig Altena was awarded the AWT pin of honor. Mr. Altena has served on many technical committees and was a long-time member of the AWT Scientific Advisory Board.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Werner Zoch received a special award: For his extraordinary commitment to the AWT and the Leibniz Institute for Materials Oriented Technologies he was appointed honorary member of the AWT.
The Karl-Wilhelm-Burgdorf-Award worth 5,000 euros for merits in putting scientific findings into practice was awarded to Dipl.-Ing. Wolfram Schmid during the festive reception of the HärtereiKongress on October 12.