Washington, D.C., April 30, 2024 — The American Coatings Association (ACA) recognized industry members with awards presented during its Awards Dinner, held prior to the American Coatings Show in Indianapolis.

The following recipients were honored at the Awards Dinner.

Industry Statesman Award

The Industry Statesman Award is an honor given to individuals in recognition of their career-long devotion and service to the industry.

Jeff Filley

Laurel Jamison 

Doug Mattscheck 

Michael McGarry 

John Morikis 

Thierry Vanlancker

Industry Achievement Award

The Industry Achievement Award recognizes individuals for their specific contributions to an industry project or association effort.

Adriana Hemman

Industry Excellence Award

The Industry Excellence Award recognizes individuals with numerous years of service to the industry, specifically for technical contributions or participation on ACA’s Issue Management Committees.

Kurt Wood 

Distinguished  Partner Award

The Distinguished Partner Award recognizes longstanding partners who have distinguished themselves through profound commitment and support of industry that has proven vital to the success of the association.

Juergen Nowak

More information and photos of the award recipients is available here. Photos will be provided upon request. Please send photo inquiries to communications@paint.org

The American Coatings Association (ACA) is a voluntary, nonprofit trade association working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. ACA serves as an advocate and ally for members on legislative, regulatory, and judicial issues, and provides forums for the advancement and promotion of the industry through educational and professional development services.