Process and Product Quality

April 30 - May 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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Congratulations to TAPPI's 
2021 Process and Product Quality Division Award Winners


Division Leadership and Service Award
Steven Berg
Steven J. Berg

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Thwing Albert Instrument Company

Steve Berg is Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Thwing-Albert Instrument Company. Berg has over 45 years of experience in the physical testing industry starting with Thwing-Albert as a machinist in 1974.

In 1985, Berg transferred into the sales department as an inside salesman and then moved on to be a regional account manager. In 2009 he was promoted to Vice President of Sales & Marketing. The same year he also joined TAPPI and has been active in the Process &Product Quality Division committees. He was chairman of the Division from 2015 to 2020 and has also served as the chair of the Tissue subcommittee.

Division Technical Award and Richard S. Hunter Prize
Jeff Lundeen
Jeff T. Lundeen, Ph.D.

Senior Research Director of R&D

Dr. Jeff Lundeen is a Sr. Research Director of R&D for Georgia-Pacific at their Neenah Technical Center.  He has worked in the pulp and paper industry for 39 years and has a wide range of experience in pulping, bleaching and many grades of paper, paperboard, and nonwovens. Lundeen has been a member of TAPPI since 1989. During that time, he has been an active member of the Chemical Properties, Physical Properties, and Optical Properties committees as well as the Tissue subcommittee. He was awarded the Division Leadership & Service Award by the Process and Product Quality Division in 2018. In addition to his membership on TAPPI technical committees, he is also a member of the INDA Flushability committee and one of the US representatives on the ISO TC6 committee.