Bernard H. Falk, a former president and CEO of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), passed away earlier this week.
“Bernie was an innovator and a pioneer who laid much of the groundwork for what NEMA is able to accomplish today,” said NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis. “Our highest award is named in his honor. Senator John Danforth, Astronaut Neil Armstrong, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff are all past winners of the Falk Award.”
A service and burial will take place Friday, September 20, 2013, in New York City.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents 350 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $114 billion per year and exports top $50 billion.