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NEMA Mourns the Passing of Bernard H. Falk

09/18/2013 10:00AMSign-up to receive press releases.

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 nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers that make safe, reliable, and efficient products and systems. Our combined industries account for 360,000 American jobs in more than 7,000 facilities covering every state. Our industry produces $106 billion shipments of electrical equipment and medical imaging technologies per year with $36 billion exports.

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