Call for Entries for the 2013 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards Competition
The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) is seeking the best hot-dip galvanized steel projects of 2012. The 2013 Call for Entries is extended to any party involved with an after-fabrication hot-dip galvanized steel project completed in 2012. Each year, the Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards recognizes the special skill and efforts of galvanizers, fabricators, architects, engineers, contractors, and all other parties in their use of hot-dip galvanizing in an innovative, ideal, creative, monumental, or otherwise impressive fashion.
Hot-dip galvanized steel is used in myriad applications throughout various industries. Thus, Excellence Awards are presented in twelve sectors and three special categories. The twelve sectors are: Artistic, Bridge & Highway, Building & Architecture, Civic Contribution, Duplex Systems, Electrical, Utility & Communication, Food & Agriculture, Industrial, Original Equipment Manufacturing, Recreation & Entertainment, Transportation, and Water and Marine, while the three special categories are: International, Most Distinguished, and lastly Lifetime Achievement, in which submissions which must have at least 15 years in service showcasing the longevity of the coating.
Although anyone who was involved with a project is welcome to submit it to the Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards, collaborating with all parties involved providing the most complete and descriptive entry as possible is highly recommended. All projects must be submitted using the online form at galvanizeit.org/project-gallery/submit; please review the Submission Requirements for further information. Projects must be submitted by December 31, 2012, and winners will be announced at the AGA's Annual Conference in April 2013.