NPES Presents Gegenheimer Awards to Gary Dolgins, Ulrik Nygaard and EFI
RESTON, VA—Nov. 19, 2012—NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies awarded its Harold W. Gegenheimer Individual and Corporate Awards for Industry Service to Gary H. Dolgins, Ulrik T. Nygaard and EFI, respectively. The awards, named for the former NPES president and Baldwin Technology chairman emeritus, recognize leadership and participation in NPES and industry activities, civic leadership and technical innovation. They were presented at the NPES 2012 Annual Conference, held Nov. 10–12, 2012, in Indian Wells, CA.
This year, the selection committee determined there were two worthy candidates for the Harold W. Gegenheimer Individual Award:
• Gary Dolgins is director of sales and marketing for Blanchard Systems.
Dolgins has been a longtime and dedicated supporter of NPES and our industry through his many years of volunteer contributions to the association. he is a past member of the NPES Executive Committee, the board of directors, and has served as chairman of the Program and Meetings Committee, Membership Committee, and Marketing Committee.
With a strong commitment to education in graphic arts, Dolgins has served on the advisory boards of the New York University Center for Graphic Communications and Management; Fairleigh Dickinson University; and the Graphic Arts Advisory Commission of the New York City Board of Education. He is a regular participant at the association’s Annual Conferences, the former Industry Summit and Print Outlook Conferences, and most recently the Vision 3 Summit.
• Ulrik T. Nygaard, is President/CEO of Baumfolder Corp.
Nygaard’s strong connection to the graphic arts industry has extended into three continents over 40 years of dedicated service. He has been a steadfast and enduring supporter of NPES for over a decade, having served on the board of directors for several terms.
Nygaard longtime chair of the Government Affairs Committee, and member of the Programs and Meetings Committee and Market Data Committee. He is a regular participant at the association’s Annual Conferences, the former Industry Summit and Print Outlook Conferences, and most recently the Vision 3 Summit.