PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Special JPCL Issue To Showcase Top Thinkers

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

More items for Program/Project Management

Comment | More

The brightest and most influential minds in the protective and marine coatings industry will star in JPCL’s first-ever special 13th issue, coming in August.

The issue will feature the 24 winners of the venerable journal’s award, Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors, announced last fall.

The special issue will showcase contributions by coatings professionals of intellect, innovation and passion—“persons in love with their work and burning with ideas to improve the industry,” according to Harold Hower, CEO of Technology Publishing Co., the publisher of JPCL.

Thought Leader Profiles

The award winners were selected for their contributions to the coatings industry through publications, research, teaching, and leadership in standards development and coatings organizations.

 JPCL's Top Thinkers
From right: consultant Dudley Primeaux, International Paint’s Dr. Mike O’Donoghue, and Alison Kaelin of KTA-Tator Inc. are among JPCL’s Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors. Hare (left), the award’s namesake and first winner, is considered the dean of the protective coatings industry.

The honorees include Hare himself, dean of the coatings industry and a long-time JPCL contributing editor and author. His collected works were organized into two well-respected books, Protective Coatings: Fundamentals of Chemistry and Composition and Paint Film Degradation: Mechanisms and Control.

In addition to Hare, the Top Thinkers are:

• David Boyd, Vulcan Painters Inc.;

• Massimo Cornago, Consultant;

• David Deacon, Consultant;

• Johnny Eliasson, American Bureau of Shipping;

• Rob Francis, Aurecon;

• Brendan Fitzsimons, Pyeroy;

• Ben Fultz, Bechtel;

• Fred Goodwin, BASF;

• Gary Hall, Sauereisen;

• Alison Kaelin, KTA-Tator Inc.;

• Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion LLC;

• Robert Kogler, Rampart LLC;

• Philippe LeCalvé, DCNS;

• Andreas Momber, Muehlhan;

• Randy Nixon, Corrosion Probe;

• Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec;

• Mike O’Donoghue, International Paint LLC;

• Trevor Parry, Consultant;

• Dudley Primeaux, Primeaux Associates LLC;

• Tim Race, Kaked LLC (retired);

• Steven Reinstadtler, Bayer MaterialScience;

• Ken Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.; and

• Lee Wilson, Consultant.

While many of the Top Thinkers have contributed technical articles to JPCL, the special issue, to be published with the regular August JPCL, will focus on the winners themselves and their paths in the industry—their training and education, industry experience and credentials, significant projects, and how they came to lead the industry through their thinking and actions, said editor in chief Karen A. Kapsanis.

A Classic Returns

The issue will also include Hare’s October 1984 JPCL article, “’Specific Utility’ in the Design of Coating Systems for Steel Bridges”—“which, like the rest of Hare’s work, still speaks to industry needs,” said Kapsanis.

Published in JPCL’s very first year, Hare’s article helped lay the foundation for now-standard practices in lead paint management and coating maintenance on bridges and other industrial structures.

In addition to the Top Thinker honorees, the special issue will honor other industry leaders of past decades. These include many who have been recognized by SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings, for their distinctive and significant roles in strengthening the association and elevating the industry through committee work, development of consensus standards, educational roles, technical achievements, and dissemination of SSPC’s work through local chapter efforts.

   

Tagged categories: Awards and honors; International Paint; KTA-Tator

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches

Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES

(no needles to embed!)
Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

WATCH THE VIDEO


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    Graco Inc.
    Eco-friendly surface prep blasting equipment

    EcoQuip blast equipment adds a fine water mist during the spraying process for less dust. Less media consumption. Less cleanup. Easy to use. Call 877.326.7847


    Safway Services
    One Source. Every Solution.

    The Safway Group is your source for multiservices. Painting, coating, insulation and more – all from the most trusted name in the industry.


    US Minerals
    US Minerals -
    Black Magnum

    With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.


    Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
    Wasser Coatings Protect

    some of the most important bridges in the country; learn about our NEPCOAT-approved system and our entire range of MCU & Polyurea coatings. 1-800-627-2968 www.wassercoatings.com

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

    The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
    Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
     

    © Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com