Materials Performance

AUG 2018

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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21 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE: VOL. 57, NO. 8 AUGUST 2018 Steel Fabrication Group Presents Awards Sonny Underwood and Charlie Frey. Charles "Charlie" A. Frey Jr., vice president of Highland Tank and Manufacturing (Stoystown, Pennsylvania, USA), and Rich Horn, regional sales manager for Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. (CB&I) (The Woodlands, Texas, USA), were each presented with the Hall of Fame Award from the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Associa- tion (STI/SPFA) (Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA). The award, presented during the group's 2018 Annual Meeting in Chandler, Arizona, USA, honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the organization. Sonny Underwood, current chairman of the STI/SPFA board, presented the award to Frey, who has served on the STI/ SPFA board in various roles including vice president, president, and chairman. He remains an active association member who regularly contributes to committees and the industry. STI/SPFA board member Chip Stein presented Horn with his award. Horn has been an active speaker at steel water tank seminars and has presented to nearly 3,000 attendees since 1994. He has been instrumental in developing tools, advertising, and other materials promot- ing the industry and the association. Horn served on the STI/SPFA board and as chairman of the group's field-erected tank section. Cortec Appoints Distribution Partner Cortec Corp. (St. Paul, Minnesota, USA) signed an exclusive agreement with TAINO International (Miami, Florida, USA) to distribute Cortec's additives across Mex- ico, Central America, and South America. The products are used in many industries, including paints and coatings. "We are actively working with paint and coatings companies to improve their formulations and solve their problems," says Martin Coughlin, vice president of TAINO. "Cortec's corrosion inhibiting additives will support that effort."

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