Pevely, Missouri-based Thomas Industrial Coatings, an industrial painting company with a focus on bridge painting, power and utilities coatings, gas pipeline painting and marine coatings, is excited to announce that they now have 55 NACE Certified Inspectors on staff, 41 of which are Level 3 NACE Certified Coating Inspectors.

Level 3 NACE Certification is the top certification in the industry and common industry standard is to have one or two such designations on staff. The Thomas Industrial Coatings team of Level 3 NACE Certified Coating Inspectors now include the following employees: Andy Hamersen, Steve Kuehler, Mike Higgins, Jeff Rae, Eric Nenninger, Wayne Long, Al Jackson, Charlie Sanders, Josh Teddleton, Ryan Selsor, Darren Kingston, Steve Farrow, Tony Wheelock, Derek Aubuchon, Jon Lewis, Rick Simpson, Mike Reed, John Bohmer, Jason Reineke, Rick Simpson Jr., Derek Goff, Jim Breen, Shawn Murray, Kevin Sparks, John Coon, Shane Dudley, Greg Perry, Carl Thomas, Jonah Ashby, Calvin Booth Jr., Calvin Booth Sr., Scott Cawvey, Timothy Duda, Les Gibson, Richard Hale, John Lyons, Joel Matthew, Bruce Neal, Jason Runyon, Shawn Stark and Rich Todd. Learn more about the Thomas team of industrial painters.

As described on the NACE International website, Level 3 certification is a quality assurance program for the coatings industry that sets easy-to-measure standards for knowledge and skill expectations of employees. The certification improves the overall credibility and stature of the coatings industry worldwide.

Employees who receive such designation with this level of industrial painting and coating certification are recognized for having demonstrated experience to a peer panel when challenged with various coatings-related scenarios. Those who achieve Level 3 certification obtain the knowledge and can perform the tasks of those certified at Levels 1 and 2, as well as supervise those individuals.

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