Winner of Tnemec Tank of the Year and Peoples Choice Award

Wamego Watertank (34 Of 39)

With over 20 years’ experience, Classic Protective Coatings has had the opportunity to work on a wide range of tanks from 50,000 to 10 million gallons. Regardless of the size of the tank, time constraints or site conditions we have always had one goal in mind which is to provide industry-leading protective coatings and drive quality execution while operating the safest possible manner one community at a time.

This year Classic Protective Coatings had the opportunity to work with a wonderful community in Wamego, Kanas rehabilitating a 500,000-gallon single pedestal water storage tank. The tank was painted in various shades of red, yellow, green and orange using Tnemec HydroFlon fluoropolymer coatings. The colorful logo was selected to represent Wamego’s connection to the Wizard of Oz. Wamego holds the largest collection of Oz memorabilia and artifacts.

This year’s winner for Tnemec-Tank of the Year and People’s Choice award went to Classic Protective Coatings for the work in Wamego, Kansas. Since 2006, Tnemec has been honoring tank painters across the United States and Canada with Tank of the Year and People’s Choice Award. This is the first year one tank has been selected for both honors. Tank of the Year is selected by a panel of Tnemec water tank enthusiasts. Criteria for judging Tank of the Year includes artistic value, significance of the tank to the community, and challenges encountered during the project. Over 300 water tanks were nominated for this year’s contest and nearly 20,000 votes were cast across the US and Canada for the People Choice Award.
At Classic Protective Coatings we sincerely appreciate the hard work and dedication from all employees not only on the Wamego KS project but all projects we have completed over the past 23 years. Employees are the foundation to any successful company, and we are proud to say most of our employee have been with us with us from day one.

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