2016 Awards

2016 Awards

The James Barron Apprentice of the Year Award

2016 James Barron Apprentice of the Year Mike Baty is presented his award by PDF Chairman Mark Borgmann.

2016 James Barron Apprentice of the Year Mike Baty is presented his award by PDF Chairman Mark Borgmann.

PDF awards a cash prize, known as the James Barron award, to the best apprentice in each class of the Apprenticeship/Journeyman Training School. A scholarship program funded by PDF also encourages apprentices to supplement their trade skills with business training at local colleges.

Wall and Ceiling Industry Advancement Fund Interior Finish Carpenter Apprentice of the Year

2016 Interior Finish Carpenter Apprentice of the Year Ryan Eiford is presented his award by WCIAF Chairman Ed Gittemeier.

2016 Interior Finish Carpenter Apprentice of the Year Ryan Eiford is presented his award by WCIAF Chairman Ed Gittemeier.

WCIAF awards a cash prize, known as the Interior Finish Carpenter Apprentice of the Year award, to the best apprentice in each class of the Apprenticeship/Journeyman Training School. A scholarship program funded by PDF also encourages apprentices to supplement their trade skills with business training at local colleges.

2016 Finishing Touch Awards

2016 Finishing Touch Award Winners

Drywall Taping – Commercial

1st Place – TJ Wies Contracting, Inc – Danforth Plant Science Center Expansion

2nd Place – Wies Drywall and Construction – St. Louis County Library Renovations (Samuel C. Sachs, Natural Bridge, Cliff Cave, Oak Bend, and Prairie Commons branches)

Drywall Framing and Installation – Commercial

1st Place – TJ Wies Contracting, Inc – Danforth Plant Science Center Expansion

2nd Place – TJ Wies Contracting, Inc – Stonecrest at Claytonview

Drywall Taping – Residential

1st Place – Laramie Drywall – Haupt Residence

Drywall Framing and Installation – Residential

1st Place – Laramie Drywall – Haupt Residence

Painting – Exterior – Commercial

1st Place – Paintsmiths of St. Louis – The Parking Spot

Honorable Mention – Bazan Painting – Forest Park Steinberg Prairie Boardwalk

Painting – Interior – Commerical

1st Place – Paintsmiths of Missouri – Union Station Grand Headhouse Hotel Renovation

2nd Place – Paintsmiths of St. Louis – Washington University Fitness, Recreation, and Athletic Facility

Honorable Mention – Leach Painting – IBEW Henry Miller Museum

Industrial Structures

1st Place – Thomas Industrial Coatings – Eads Bridge

2nd Place – Thomas Industrial Coatings – Hoan Bridge

3rd Place – Coatings Unlimited – Montrose Bridge

Honorable Mention – Bazan Painting – Ameren Osage Power Plant (Bagnell Dam)

Honorable Mention – Thomas Industrial Coatings – ACBL Vessel Conversion

Industrial Buildings

Honorable Mention (Secret Award?) – Jos. Ward Painting Co. – Boeing Building 245

Commercial Wallcovering

1st Place – Paintsmiths of St. Louis – Lambert – St. Louis International Airport Terminal Two

2nd Place – Paintsmiths of Missouri – Union Station Grand Headhouse Hotel Renovation

Special Effects – Commercial

1st Place – Paintsmiths of St. Louis – Market & Jefferson Stairwell

Innovative Exterior Finish

1st Place Niehaus Building Services LLC – WUMC Campus Renewal

Honorable Mention – TJ Wies Contracting, Inc – American Optometric Association Headquarters