The Chemical Coaters Association International, Cincinnati, has honored members for service and dedication, and installed its officers and national board members. During its annual awards luncheon in Scottsdale, Ariz., CCAI presented Phil Ruggerio, retired and current chapter coordinator for the Twin Cities Chapter, with its highest honor, the James F. Wright Lifetime Achievement award for his service to both his CCAI chapter and the national board.Newly installed directors are:
  • President, Bruce Bryan, Wagner Systems, Elgin, Ill., Northern Illinois Chapter.
  • Vice president, Sherrill Stoenner, Pneu-Mech Systems Manufacturing, Statesville, N.C., Central States Chapter.
  • Secretary/Treasurer,  Sam Woehler, George Koch Sons LLC, Evansville, Ind., unaffiliated with a chapter.
CCAI is a non-profit technical and professional association that provides information and education on surface coating technologies.