9th International Specialist Conference in Düsseldorf

Dr.-Ing. Klaus Stoeckhert was born in Karlsruhe on 22 March 1913. He studied chemistry and mechanical engineering at the University of Heidelberg and the Technical University of Karlsruhe from 1931 to 1937. He received his doctorate in 1937. After working in the German plastics industry between 1937 and 1947 and as an independent consultant from 1947 to 1952, he worked in the Swedish plastics industry until 1956. Afterwards he was again active in the German plastics industry in a leading position until 1964, before he settled down again as an independent consultant and expert. Stoeckhert is an active member of several national and international technical and scientific associations and has distinguished himself through numerous publications in domestic and foreign trade journals. In addition, several technical books have been written by Stoeckhert.

The achievement of the award-winner is that he contributed to a better understanding of foam plastics both verbally and in writing.

The awardee has rendered outstanding services to the foam plastics association.