2017 Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Award

Glenn Hanson of Industrial Kiln & Dryer Group to Receive TAPPI Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Award

Achievement award recognizes remarkable leadership and service

ATLANTA, March 13, 2017 – TAPPI is pleased to announce that Glenn Hanson has been named winner of the distinguished Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Award. Mr. Hanson is currently in technical sales for the Industrial Kiln & Dryer Group, providing aftermarket services on rotary equipment in pyro and grinding applications across North America. He has been a member of TAPPI since 1991.

“Glenn’s commitment to TAPPI’s Local Sections is extraordinary,” said Larry N. Montague, TAPPI president and CEO. “His expertise and contributions to our regional membership have attracted participants from across the country and internationally.”  


Hanson has been a member of ten different TAPPI Local Sections since 1997, serving in a number of capacities such as Executive Member, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Chair, Chair, Past Chair and Local Sections Officers Team. An active membership advocate for more than two decades, his recent leadership of the 2015 Gulf Coast TAPPI meeting drew attendees from the southern U.S., Washington and Wisconsin, as well as the UK and Australia. His extraordinary efforts resulted in the largest number of attendees in several years.   

In addition, Hanson has developed and presented more than 50 Lime Recovery Kiln Process and Operations Seminars. He has also authored and co-authored numerous papers and presentations for TAPPI technical meetings and major conferences including the International Chemical Recovery Conference.   

The award will be officially presented April 25 at TAPPI’s annual PaperCon conference in Minneapolis.


About the Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Member Award:

The Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Member Award recognizes remarkable leadership and service to one or more TAPPI Local Sections. Recipients are individuals whose exceptional service has resulted in significant and measurable benefits to TAPPI Local Sections through a single activity or through longtime efforts.