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CoatingsPro Magazine Announces Winners of 2021 Contractor Awards

CoatingsPro Magazine is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Contractor Awards Program. In its fifth year, the program showcases and recognizes projects and crews that demonstrate excellence in the field of high-performance commercial and industrial coatings.

Project and individual submissions were rated by CoatingsPro’s Editorial Advisory Group, composed of five experts from various areas of the coatings industry. For 2021, a new award was added to the program. The inaugural Work It Safe award was judged by a safety expert, scoring for contracting companies that demonstrated, recognized, and promoted safe practices in the field.

Winners of the 2021 Contractor Awards Program are:

1st place: Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing for “Winstar Parking Garage”

2nd place: T.W. Hicks for “Million Air Dallas”

3rd place: Chattanooga Floor Care & Sanitizing for “Hotel Indigo”

  • Commercial Roof

1st place: Wedge Roofing for “Mariners Landing”

2nd place: JR & Co. for “Steel Foundry”

3rd place: Smith and Company Painting for “Lebanon Roof Coating”


  • Industrial Concrete:

1st place: Mobile Enterprises Inc. for “Fountain Place Plaza Renovations”

2nd place: C.A. Reed Associates for “Manufacturing Facility Floor”

3rd place: R&H Painting for “Industrial H2S Biofilter Lining”


1st place: Protective Coatings Epoxy System for “2020 Chrysler Plant Shutdown”

2nd place: Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors for “HOLT Crane Painting”

3rd place: Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors for “Bear Swamp Industrial Steel Blasting & Painting”

  • Specialty Project:

1st place: Stuart Dean for “1 Rockwood”

2nd place: Capital Painting for “Historical Ellwood Mansion”

3rd place: Capital Painting for “First Ladies National Historic Site in Canton, Ohio”

  • Contractor/Crew MVP:
Winner: Eric Schlossenberg of JR & Co. for his work on the “Steel Foundry” project

  • New for 2021! Work It Safe:

Winner: RIC Red-Handsel (Beijing) International Construction Co., Ltd. for “Fire Retardant Coatings for 2nd Phase of China National Convention Center”

CoatingsPro celebrated the winners during a virtual presentation at the annual conference for the newly formed Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), the combined association of NACE International and SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings. The presentation took place Wednesday, April 28, 2021 during the annual CORROSION conference. Event proceedings will be available on CoatingsPro’s website and social media platforms, and winners will be highlighted in the July 2021 issue of CoatingsPro Magazine.


CoatingsPro Magazine is a bi-monthly publication read by more than 30,000 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: Stephanie Chizik.


The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) represents the largest global community of corrosion and protective coatings professionals. Our members are dedicated to advancing technical and practical expertise in corrosion prevention and control. AMPP provides members with the knowledge and resources to ensure high performance materials are used to build and maintain sustainable infrastructure.