Awards & Scholarships

John T. Williamson

AIME Robert Earll McConnell Award* in 1996

"For continuing key contributions to evolution of industrial minerals technology in Georgia resulting in world dominance in kaolin; and for his educational activities within and outside industry."

John T Williamson is president of Impex Corporation.

He received his B.S. in industrial engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. After serving in various technical positions, he joined Freeport Kaoline and retired as president after 22 years of service. During this period he developed numerous key process equipment patents and was instrumental in the development of numerous new products and product patents for the paint, rubber, plastic, and paper industries. He also served for two years as a consultant for Engelhard Corporation. After retiring, he founded lmpex Corporation, which performs engineering, consulting, and sales services.

He is listed in Two Thousand Notable Men in America and other honorary organizations and has served on numerous advisory boards in Georgia.