NRMCA Seeks Submissions for New Award

NRMCA is seeking submissions for its newest award, the Shydlowski-Turner Materials Leadership Award, established by the Materials Division to recognize and honor an individual that is a materials supplier to the ready mixed concrete industry and supports the initiatives and activities of the NRMCA. The award is named in honor of L. Michael Shydlowski and Robert P. Turner, who both served as past chairman of the Materials Division. L. Michael Shydlowski spent 35 years in the concrete industry and retired in 2007 after serving as president of Master Builders/BASF Admixtures for over 11 years. Robert P. Turner spent his 34-year career with W.R. Grace and retired as vice president/general manager of W.R. Grace’s Global Construction Chemicals business in 1999. Both were very supportive of NRMCA, the RMC 2000 initiative and the RMC Research & Education Foundation.

Candidates for the award must be a current or former employee of a NRMCA Materials Division member company. Click here for submission guidelines and nomination form. Completed nominations should be forwarded to Brett Ruffing, senior vice president, membership, by e-mail at or mail to 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 250, Alexandria, VA 22314. The deadline for submittal is Friday, January 17, 2020.

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