CoatingsPro Contractor Awards



CoatingsPro Magazine recognized industry excellence in the application of commercial and industrial high-performance coatings with a special ceremony for its third annual Contractor Awards Program.

The ceremony took place on Wednesday, March 27, in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Corrosive Chronicles theater in the Music City Center, where the CORROSION 2019 conference took place. CoatingsPro Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Chizik formally announced the winners and present trophies and plaques to recipients in attendance.

Awards Program Details

The annual program is for commercial and industrial coatings contractors with projects awarded in the categories of commercial concrete, commercial roof, industrial concrete, industrial steel, specialty project, and contractor/crew MVP (most valuable player). The MVP award is for a team or crew member deserving of special recognition for any outstanding accomplishment on the jobsite, such as an exemplary team contribution, safety performance, or communication practices.

For a list of previous Contractor Award winners, please click here for 2017 and here for 2018. Nominated projects for the 2019 awards were completed between November 2017 and November 2018 and were judged by the CoatingsPro Editorial Advisory Group, comprised of industry experts.

The program is for commercial and industrial coatings contractors, with projects awarded in the categories of commercial concrete, commercial roof, industrial concrete, industrial steel, specialty project, and contractor/crew MVP (most valuable player). The MVP award is for a team or crew member deserving of special recognition for any outstanding accomplishment on the jobsite, such as an exemplary team contribution, safety performance, or communication practices.

By category, award winners include:

·         Commercial Concrete:

1st place: Decorative Concrete of Virginia for “Charlottesville Flooded Basement”

·         Commercial Roof:

1st place: Gardner Roof for “Gothic Barn Roof”

2nd place: Wedge Roofing for “Birkenstock USA Headquarters”

3rd place: RoofCARE for “Elida Elementary Renovation”

·         Industrial Concrete:

1st place: Chamberlin Waterproofing for “Methodist TNI Parking Garage”

2nd place: O3 for “SGUSCHENKA”

·         Industrial Steel:

1st place: Certified Coatings for "Jibboom Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project"

2nd place: Lakehead Painting for "Rail Tanker Cars and Dumpster Dry Ice Blasting"

3rd place: Blastco for “US Army Corps of Engineers-Repair Tainter Gates, Hulah Dam, Hulah Lake, OK”

·         Specialty Project:

1st place: Prime Time Coatings for "USS Omaha LCS-12 Jetavator, Shaft, Tunnel Propulsion Preserve"

2nd place: Howell & Howell for "University of Louisville Cardinal Stadium North End Zone"

3rd place: Capital Painting for “Raspberry Island Light House Painting”

·         Contractor/Crew MVP:

Winner: Sage Ray of Certified Coatings

Information on how to submit nominations for the next Contractor Awards program, to be awarded at CORROSION 2020 in Houston, Texas, will soon be available soon on the CoatingsPro website.