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ASTM International Committee on Fasteners Honors Charles J. Wilson with Frank W. Reinhart Award


Charles J. Wilson, independent consultant in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA, has received the Frank W. Reinhart Award from ASTM International Committee on Fasteners (F16).

A member of ASTM since 1984, Wilson was specifically recognized for his outstanding contributions to the standardization of terminology for the fastener industry. In 2001, the committee honored Wilson with the Fred F. Weingruber Award for contributions to fastener standardization.

Wilson, an independent consultant and registered professional engineer in the state of Ohio, previously served as director of engineering and treasurer with Industrial Fasteners Institute, and an instructor of mechanical engineering at Fenn College (now part of Cleveland State University). Wilson holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Case Western Reserve University (then Case Institute of Technology), and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University.

Wilson, a fellow of ASTM International, is also a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and an American Society of Mechanical Engineering fellow.

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Release #10234

January 6, 2017

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