Jack Champaigne, president of Electronics Inc. and publisher of The Shot Peener, received an Outstanding Contribution Award from SAE International at the 2010 SAE World Congress in Detroit in April.
The annual award was established in 1953, and it recognizes outstanding service and leadership in the technical standard boards of the organization for engineering professionals in automotive, aerospace and commercial vehicle fields.
Champaigne has been a member of the SAE International Materials, Processes and Parts Council since 1986, and he currently serves as committee chairman of the SAE Surface Enhancement Committee, which is responsible for developing and revising surface treatment standards used in the manufacture of metal components. Under his leadership, the committee has updated and created metal surface treatment standards that address rapid advances in technology and special applications for the automotive industry.
Electronics Inc. (EI) manufactures and distributes products that improve the quality and control of shot peening.