SPE: Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Named
With more than 45 year’ experience in automotive design and development on iconic vehicles such as the Chevrolet Corvette and Dodge Viper sports cars, Roy Sjöberg, P.E. has been named the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award winner by the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Troy, (Detroit) Mich., USA.
He will be honored for his role leading automotive plastics and composites innovations at the 43rd-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala on November 6, 2013 at Burton Manor in Livonia, Mich.
First given in the year 2000, the award recognizes the technical achievements of individuals whose work – in research, design, and/or engineering – has led to significant integration of polymeric materials on passenger vehicles. Sjöberg is shown above at the 1996 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit where the Dodge Viper coupé was introduced for the first time.
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