James E. Cabak

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

Institute of Technology, April 25, 2001

James E. Cabak received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering (1960) from the University of Minnesota. He is described as a far-sighted entrepreneur who recognized a need and through organization skills and personal engineering expertise founded and built a dominant worldwide competitor (Bulk Molding Compounds Inc. of Chicago) in compounding polyester-based thermoset molding compounds. He has been active in supporting the University of Minnesota as well as numerous charitable organizations.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.