Member of the Year




The Association of Women in the Metal Industries Announces 2015 Member of the Year – Mary Pollen


June 13, 2016 – The Association of Women in the Metals Industry (AWMI) is pleased to announce Mary Pollen as 2015 Member of the Year!

“It’s really an honor just to be nominated.” said Ms. Pollen. “I know most of the women nominated for this award well. They are all very deserving nominees and have all done so much to grow AWMI as an organization. Being nominated is special because it validates the work you have been doing. I’m over the moon about receiving this award.”

Ms. Pollen has been a member of AWMI team for 22 years. In that time, she has held the position of Detroit Chapter Membership Chair, Treasurer and President and currently serves as the International Marketing Chair. She is employed by Michigan Seamless Tube & Pipe as General Manager of Tube & Pipe Sales for MST – Seamless Tube & Pipe.

“The support of my boss as well as my company has been fantastic. I really enjoy serving as our Marketing Chair, which would be difficult to do without the continued support of my MST family with whom I have worked for over 32 years.” She continued, “I love talking to people about AWMI. It’s incredibly rewarding and enjoyable to volunteer for an organization you believe in so strongly.”

Ms. Pollen will receive her award November 10th, 2016 at AWMI’s Annual Conference at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida. More information can be found at



The Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) is an organization of professionals, founded in California in 1981, to promote and develop the growth of women in the metal industries. AWMI believes that women in similar industries can benefit themselves and their companies through relationships, education and shared knowledge. The programs and activities of AWMI are intended to enhance members' skills and experience, address challenges confronting the industry, and promote members' career growth with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of women employed in the metal industries. Membership is open to both women and men who are seeking to develop all aspects of their professional development and career advancement. For more information, visit



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