The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) recognized two longtime members with a pair of awards.
John G. Nackley, CFSP, president, InterMetro Industries Corporation, received the 2011 William W. Carpenter Award. Peter G. Nordell, president, The Edlund Company, received the 2011 NAFEM President's Award.
NAFEM's highest honor, the William W. Carpenter Award is given to a foodservice industry professional who has continually contributed to the association's success and to the enrichment of the foodservice industry at-large. A 26-year veteran of the foodservice industry, Nackley served for 15 years on the NAFEM Board of Directors. He was NAFEM president in 2000-2001.
The NAFEM President's Award recognizes a non-elected NAFEM volunteer who has donated their time and expertise for the betterment of the association. Nordell's contributions to NAFEM include numerous committee assignments such as the Sales & Marketing Conference Planning Committee, the Annual Meeting & Management Workshop, Membership Screening Committee, Trade Show Advisory Council and a number of ad hoc assignments. He served on the board of directors from 1997-2004.