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MAY 2017

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Commercial Concrete Premier Veneers COATINGSPRO MAY 2017 15 First place in the Commercial Concrete Category was awarded to Premier Veneers. T heir project, titled C A M Business Offices, covered 2,450 square feet (227.6 m²) of new and old concrete in Detroit, Michigan. T he submission included details on how the crew overcame a variety of challenges on this project. "Decorative concrete f loor- ing is usually among the last work in a building to be done and requires exclusive control of project space. Well in advance, I had 15 days scheduled for this work, but other trades missed deadlines, postponing the opening of the building and move-in of tenants. T his delayed the start of my work and cost the ow ner 'tens of thousands of dollars per day.' As a result, I was forced to condense my work, move back and forth from room to room so that other trades could continue their work, and repeatedly repair damage done to my work by the other trades (e.g., footprints and spilling of tar). I worked 18 -hour days so as to do so, including nights, weekends, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve, most of the time w ith limited lighting and heat in the middle of w inter. But I was able to do so in a construc- tive manner w ith the ow ner and project manager, and I finished the decorative concrete f looring work in just 11 days." PHOTOS COURTESY CAROLINA MANAGEMENT TEAM, CERTIFIED COATINGS COMPANY, PREMIER VENEERS, SCHOLAR PAINTING, SOUTH BAY SAND BLASTING, THOMAS INDUSTRIAL COATINGS, WEDGE ROOFING, LLC., AND WESTERN SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS T he winners for CoatingsPro's inaugural Contractor Awards Program, designed to showcase and recognize the projects and crews that demonstrate excellence in the field of high-performance coatings, were announced at NACE International's annual conference and expo in New Orleans, Louisiana. Project and individual submissions were rated by the CoatingsPro Editorial Advisory Group, which is composed of industry experts, along with our technical editor. It is our pleasure to announce the winners in each of the six categories: Commercial Concrete, Commercial Roof, Industrial Concrete, Industrial Roof, Specialty Project, and Contractor/Crew MVP. And the Winners Are… CoatingsPro Magazine's 2017 Contractor Awards Program Winners CoatingsPro's 2017 Contractor Awards

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