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Tank of the Year Deadline Nears

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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The deadline is nearing for submissions to coating manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc.'s Tank of the Year contest, an annual competition honoring innovative and creative uses of the company's products on water tank projects.

Entries must be submitted by Monday, Oct. 2, for the annual contest, which has taken place since 2006.

Submission Qualifications and Voting

Submissions of all tank styles are welcome, including new construction and renovation projects, but the tank must be completed by the nomination deadline. The project must also be no more than two years old, and a high-quality photo of the tank must be included with the submission, which can be given to your local Tnemec representative.

Tnemec Company Inc.

The 2016 winner of the Tank of the Year award was a 500,000-gallon municipal water tank located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, painted with images of native birds and fish.

Online community votes garnered Oct. 9-20 will determine the People’s Choice winner. From there, an internal panel of “water tank enthusiasts” will evaluate 11 other finalists, along with the People’s Choice winner. The 12 finalists will receive calendar placement, and will each be eligible for the Tank of the Year Award, which will go to the tank coating job that's judged to be the best.

Last Year’s Winner

The 2016 winner of the Tank of the Year award was a 500,000-gallon municipal water tank located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, painted with images of native birds and fish. This particular tank was originally a submission for the “Art in the Sky” public art contest. The design used an exterior coatings system from the company, which included the fluoropolymer finish Series 700 HydroFlon. The tank beat out 246 other entries.

Important dates to remember with regard to the Tank of the Year 2017 contest are:

  • Oct. 2: Tank submissions due
  • Oct. 9: People's Choice voting opens at 9 a.m. CST
  • Oct. 20: Voting closes at 5 p.m. CST
  • Oct. 23: People’s Choice winner announced
  • Oct. 27: Tank of the Year winner announced

For more information: www.tnemec.com/tankoftheyear.

   

Tagged categories: AS; Asia Pacific; Coating Application; Competitions; Design; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); EU; Fluoropolymer; Latin America; NA; North America; Painting competitions; potable water; SA; Tanks; Tnemec

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