Mica Corporation's founder, Daniel "Dan" Siegel, was a trailblazer. His innovations in water-based adhesive technology were game changers in their
When Dan passed away in 2010, Mica Corporation and the Siegel family established "The Daniel Siegel Memorial Scholarship," to honor the memory of an incredible innovator, husband, father,
The scholarship is presented and awarded by the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) to qualified undergraduate candidates in flexible packaging programs. Every two years, one winning candidate is awarded the scholarship at the USA TAPPI Polymers, Laminations, Adhesives, Coatings, and Extrusions (PLACE) Conference.
2012: Natalie Quin; Clemson University
2014: Kanishka Bhunia; Washington State University
2016: Hongchao Zhang; Washington State University
About Mica Corporation:
Mica Corporation manufactures and supplies water-based, environmentally responsible products that offer adhesion or other properties to plastic, metal, and paper surfaces in continuous web applications.
TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging and converting industries and publisher of Paper 360° and TAPPI JOURNAL. Through information exchange,