24.9.2018 Corporate

Caroline Larsson receives the Höganäs Ulf Engström Award 2018

This year’s Ulf Engström Award was given to Caroline Larsson, who works with product management at Höganäs. The award is given to an individual working at Höganäs who has laid ground for a commercially successful development of the PM industry.
The jury cited Caroline’s outstanding technical market support work and her successful development and qualification of PM powders in their motivation.


Caroline Larsson at the World PM show receiving the Ulf Engström Award. Here together with Hans Söderhjelm, Fredrik Emilson and Ulf Engström.

Caroline Larsson received the Ulf Engström Award 2018 for her successful development and qualification of Astaloy® PMo, Distaloy® DC, Distaloy® DH, Distaloy® HP, Distaloy® AQ, Distaloy® ACu and the high precision toolbox for Fe+Cu+C mixes. Furthermore, she has contributed to development, qualification and launch of other PM powders, such as Starmix® 500i, Intralube® S and Intralube® HD. All of these products have played vital roles in Höganäs’ growth on the PM market and for increasing the volume of mixes sold.

Caroline received the award at the gathering dinner for the World PM 2018 exhibition in Beijing.

‘I feel surprised, moved and honored to win the prize in Ulf Engström’s name, our true powder pioneer. And that makes me feel proud’, Caroline says.

Caroline has been with the company for 30 years, starting with product development followed by sales and technical marketing. ‘I have also been in production and global supply so product management is really a way to wrap it up all together’, says Caroline.

‘During her many years at Höganäs, Caroline has given outstanding technical market support to Japan, USA during the time of Höganäs’ start-up in North America, and Europe’, the jury wrote. ‘With her deep knowledge and customer focus, she has contributed to many customers’ success.’

All the gathering dinner participants joined the award ceremony, and applauded Caroline’s achievement.

     
 

Facts about the Ulf Engström Award

Höganäs established the Ulf Engström Award in 2016 to encourage and recognize co-workers’ contributions to technical advancements and expanded commercial use of PM technology.