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CoatingsPro Magazine Announces Winners for Inaugural Contractor Award Program

Award winners to be announced at NACE International’s annual conference March 2017

SAN DIEGO – March 21, 2017 – On March 17, 2017, CoatingsPro Magazine announced the winners for the inaugural Contractor Awards Program, designed to showcase and recognize the projects and crews that demonstrate excellence in the field of high-performance coatings. 

Project and individual submissions were rated by the CoatingsPro Editorial Advisory Group, composed of industry experts, with help from the technical editor. It is our pleasure to announce the winners in each category:

Commercial Concrete:

First place: “CAM Business Offices” by Premier Veneers
Second place: “James E. Martin Aquatics Center Pools” by Vulcan Painters, Inc.
Third place: “Brondes Ford Delivery Area” by Michigan Specialty Coatings

Commercial Roof: 

First place: “Small Precision Tools” by Wedge Roofing
Second place: “Alamogordo High School Roof Renovation” by RoofCARE
Third place: “Doña Ana Elementary Reroof” by RoofCARE

Industrial Concrete:

First place:
“CMT Gives Back 2015: Town of Marshall Water Storage Tanks” by Carolina Management Team
Second place: “Adept Plastics—Containment Trench” by Michigan Specialty Coatings
Third place: “Titan Concrete Plant” by Southern Coatings, Inc.

• Industrial Steel:

First place: “Eads Bridge Renovation” by Thomas Industrial Coatings, Inc.
Second place: “Navy—USS Carl Vinson CVN-70” by South Bay Sand Blasting & Tank Cleaning
Third place: “Self-Anchored Suspension Span of New San Fran/Oakland Bay Bridge” by Certified Coatings Company

Specialty Project:

First place: “Parking Garage Restoration at Maggie Daley Park” by Western Specialty Contractors – Chicago Concrete Division
Second place: “New Britain Stadium Renovations and Finish Upgrades” by Scholar Painting
Third place: “Pencil Smoke Stack” by Base Group Inc.

Contractor/Crew MVP:

First place: Johnny M. Sanchez, South Bay Sand Blasting & Tank Cleaning

Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at NACE International’s CORROSION 2017 Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 

CoatingsPro Magazine is a bi-monthly publication read by more than 26,000 industrial and commercial contractors, engineers, and specifiers. The CoatingsPro Website brings the content of the magazine online with the addition of daily updates and additional details and interactive features. For more information, contact: Eliina Lizarraga, 

Founded in 1943, NACE International, The Corrosion Society, serves 36,000 members in 130 countries. Based in Houston, Texas, with offices in the U.S., China, Malaysia, India, Brazil and Saudi Arabia, and a training center in Dubai, the organization serves all industries impacted by corrosion and provides the most specified technical training, conferences, industry standards, and reports focused on corrosion prevention and mitigation. NACE International is the publisher of the world’s leading corrosion control publications including CoatingsPro, Materials Performance, CORROSION Journal, and three newsletters.