Justin Price honored with FPS Distinguished Service Award
FPS honors Justin Price with Distinguished Service Award
The Forest Products Society, a global network for forest products professionals, announced the winners of its 2023 Annual Excellence Awards. The awards were presented during the International Conference held June 6 through 8 in Morgantown, WV.
According to FPS, the Distinguished Service Award is presented to the individual who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the Forest Products Society and biomaterials industry as a whole. The award recipient will have contributed to the society and the industry throughout their career through research, society leadership positions, and service.
Price is a licensed Professional Engineer and Co-CEO of Evergreen Engineering®, Inc. He has specialized in engineering for the wood products, renewable power generation, and chemical industries for more than 25 years. His responsibilities include construction management; developing new and modified plant layouts, designing conveying systems, process equipment, and piping layouts; and preparing equipment specifications. He also patented the design for a unique screening machine with a stepped deck.
Before joining Evergreen, Justin was the Northwest Regional Engineering Manager for a privately held wood products company where he evaluated, designed, and executed manufacturing process upgrades at multiple operating facilities. He was involved in corporate-wide campaigns to incorporate new technologies. In his current role, Justin is active on the boards of wood-to-energy publications, and is a sought-after speaker for conferences and symposiums within the industry.