Distinguished alumni

Warren Langstraat ’69 Distinguished Professional Achievement

One of Northwestern College’s first chemistry graduates, Warren Langstraat spent his career in laboratory positions in research and development. Upon graduation, he joined the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minn., as a laboratory chemist. Over the course of his 35-year career, he held positions in both laboratory and corporate management. He served as a laboratory technical director and spent more than four years in the Netherlands, where he was the managing director for the 3M Netherlands subsidiary.

Award year: 2018