Coatings+ 2019 Award Winners

Lifetime Member and Keane Awards


Honorary Life Member Award

Bill Shoup

SSPC Executive Director, 2000-2015






John D. Keane Award of Merit

Mark Schultz, PCS

The Sherwin-Williams Company



Individual Awards



Kevin Keith

The Liro Group
President’s Lecture Series:
“Putting the Pieces Together; Integrating Steel Repairs with Bridge Painting Projects”





Judie Blakey

Women in Coatings Impact Award







Juan Caballero, PCS, MCI

Naval and Industrial Solutions S.A.

Richard W. Drisko Coatings Education Award






Dejin Feng

Rader Coating Technology Shanghai Co., LTD.

Richard W. Drisko Coatings Education Award






Brad Wilder, PCS

Intech Contracting, LLC.

Technical Achievement Award






Greg Roby


Technical Achievement Award






The Golf Coast Chapter

Outstanding North American Chapter






The Philippines Chapter

Outstanding International Chapter





Structure Awards


Eric S. Kline Award

EnBW Hohe See, North Sea, Germany

Facility Owner: EnBW
Contractor/Applicator: Smulders
Coating Manufacturer: AkzoNobel





William Johnson Award

Anaerobic Digesters & Storage Tank Coatings, Lincoln, NE

Facility Owner: City of Lincoln, Lincoln Wastewater System
Contractor/Applicator: TMI Coatings, Inc.
Coating Manufacturer: Tnemec Company Inc.
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: Olsson




George Campbell Award

Walt Whitman Bridge Painting Suspension Spans and Towers, spans the Delaware River from Philadelphia, PA to Gloucester, NJ

Facility Owner: Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Contractor/Applicator: Corcon, Inc.
Coating Manufacturer: The Sherwin-Williams Company
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Inc.
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: Ammann & Whitney



E. Crone Knoy Award

USS Essex (LHD 2), Home Port, San Diego, CA

Facility Owner: US Navy/NAVSEA Painting Center of Excellence (PCoE)
Contractor/Applicator: USS ESSEX Ship’s Force
Coating Manufacturer: NCP Coatings, Inc.
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: GK Consulting LLC
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: Naval Research Laboratory




The Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence

USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aircraft Carrier, Huntington InGalls Industries-Newport News Shipyard

Facility Owner: US Navy
Contractor: Mid-Atlantic Coatings (MAC)
Coating Manufacturer: Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings




SSPC Coatings Industry Spirit Award

Elevated Water Storage Tank, Oak Grove, KY

Facility Owner: Oak Grove Water Department
Contractor: Sam Estes Painting, Inc.
Coating Manufacturer: HPP Industrial, representing Rust-Oleum Corporation
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: Wet or Dry Tank Inspection




Charles G. Munger Award

Luza Street Elevated Storage Tank, Bryan, TX

Facility Owner: City of Bryan
Contractor: M.K. Painting, Inc.
Coating Manufacturer: Barry Group, LLC
Architect/Engineer/Consultant: Dunham Engineering, Inc.