Shamrock VP receives NAPIM's TAM Service Award for outstanding service to the industry
David Savastano, Ink World Editor01.25.12
While pursuing his doctorate in polymer science and engineering at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst in 1983, Joon Choo went on a series of job interviews, one of which was at Shamrock Technologies. Mr. Choo met with Bill Neuberg, Shamrock Technologies’ owner, and ended up joining the company as a developmental chemist.
“In that interview, Bill asked me to describe for him the crystal structure of polyethylene, and when we were done, he hired me,” Mr. Choo said. “I liked his style of getting right to the root of things, and working for Shamrock was such a blast, that I never looked back.”
Now, 28 years later, Mr. Choo has built a tremendous career at Shamrock, rising through the ranks to vice president and earning the respect of the ink industry. As a result of his efforts, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) presented Mr. Choo with the prestigious Technical Associate Member Service Award during the
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