ASTM International Honors Laurence Howard with Distinguished Service Award

ASTM International presented the 2020 John N. Balough Distinguished Service Award to Laurence Howard for his contributions to ASTM’s committee on vacuum cleaners (F11).

The award is the most prestigious honor offered by the committee, given as a token of appreciation for leadership, guidance and significant contributions to ASTM standards in the floor care industry. Howard was recognized for his distinguished service, high moral integrity and unselfish devotion to the work of the committee.

Howard had been previously honored by the committee with the Outgoing Chair Award (2021), Outstanding Leadership Award (2017) and Standards Excellence Award (2007).

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June 29, 2022