AWCI's Excellence Awards

Awards Year: 2017

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AWCI's Pinnacle Award 2017

The AWCI Pinnacle Award is given to an individual who most merits the industry's highest recognition. The individual who receives this award has given time and energy unselfishly for the benefit of AWCI and the industry, and who exhibits family dedication and commitment to community.

2017 Recipient: Mike Heering

AWCI's Excellence in Construction Quality Award 2017

AWCI's award recognizes excellence in construction quality in the face of complicated and challenging projects, and is awarded to a team of AWCI members.

Category: Small Projects

Winning Project: Restoration Hardware at Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Denver, Colorado
Contractor: South Valley Drywall
Project Team: CEMCO, Colorado Drywall Supply, Grabber, Hilti, NeverMiss International, Owens Corning, Phillips Manufacturing, USG
Architect: Nelsen Partners
General Contractor: W.E. O’Neil Construction

Category: Interior Plaster

Winning Project: Santa Rosa Chapel at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Contractor: MK Marlow Company
Project Team: BASWA Acoustic North America, ClarkDietrich Building Systems, Fry Reglet Corporation, L&W Supply, Radius Track Corporation, Rew Materials, Trim-Tex and USG Interiors
Architect: Stanley Beaman and Sears
General Contractor: Bartlett Cocke General Contractors

Category: Stucco

Winning Project: Westfield Village at Topanga, Woodland Hills, California
Contractor: Performance Contracting
Project Team: 3M Construction, CEMCO, Clinch-On Cornerbead, GCP Applied Technologies, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, Hilti, Johns Manville, LaHabra, Larsen Products Corporation, Pecora Corporation, USG, Westpac Materials
Architect: Westfield Design
General Contractor: Westfield Construction

Category: Ceilings

Winning Project: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Contractor: RFJ Meiswinkel Company
Project Team: GC Products, Hilti
Architect: Snohetta
General Contractor: Webcor Builders

Category: EIFS

Winning Project: Marriott Residence Inn University District, Seattle, Washington
Contractor: Applied Restoration
Project Team: ClarkDietrich Building Systems, Demand Products, Dryvit Systems, Insulfoam of Florida, L&W Supply, Vinyl Corp
Architect: Johnson Braund
General Contractor: Halvorson Construction Group

Category: Steel Framing

Winning Project: SECU Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC Health Care, Pittsboro, North Carolina
Contractor: Precision Walls
Project Team: Delta Gypsum, Hilti, Johns Manville’s Building Insulation Division, L&W Supply, Marino\WARE, National Gypsum Company, Phillips Manufacturing Company, USG Corporation
Architect: MHAworks Architecture
General Contractor: LeChase Construction

Category: Drywall

Winning Project: Old Parkland West, Dallas, Texas
Contractor: Baker Drywall Dallas
Project Team: Armstrong World Industries, Foundation Building Materials, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, Grabber, Hilti, L&W Supply, Radius Track Corporation, USG
Architect: Beck Architecture
General Contractor: The Beck Group

AWCI's Construction Quality Awards – Montage of all submissions
AWCI's Excellence in Construction Safety Award 2017

AWCI's safety award gives national recognition to members who manage an effective safety program in a given year.

Category: More Than One Million Annual Man-Hours in 2016
Winner: Precision Walls, Cary, North Carolina

Category: Fewer Than One 1 Million Annual Man-Hours in 2016
Winner: T.J. Wies Contracting, Lake St. Louis, Missouri

AWCI's Excellence in Construction Innovation Award 2017

Introduced in 2013, AWCI’s Excellence in Construction Innovation Award recognizes products, services, materials, technologies or systems that improve the means and methods utilized in the wall and ceiling industry.

Winner: ClarkDietrich Building Systems for their TRACKLOC 20EQ 24 mil product

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