From the September 11, 2015 Plastic News article by Bill Bregar.
Jim Throne, left, won the SPE Thermoforming Division’s Lifetime Achievement Award while Barry Shepherd, right, was named Thermoformer of the Year.
ATLANTA — Barry Shepherd, who with his wife Denise, founded Shepherd Thermoforming and Packaging Inc. in Toronto 30 years ago, thinks he knows why he is the Thermoformer of the Year: Because his family’s story represents what countless other thermoformers have done since the early days.
“It’s been quite a journey, but it’s been a journey that so many of us here in the plastics industry have traveled,” Shepherd said in an acceptance speech during a Sept. 1 awards dinner at the Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Conference in Atlanta.
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