Industry Awards

Hall of Fame

The NCMA Hall of Fame was established in 2018 in celebration of NCMA’s 100th Anniversary. Those enshrined are recognized as individuals that have demonstrated exemplary leadership and service to the association throughout a distinguished career. Inductees into the Hall of Fame are also considered Honorary Members of the association for their lifetime.

In 2018, all previous recipients of the NCMA Honorary Member Award and Lifetime Achievement Award were inducted into the NCMA Hall of Fame.

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Award Criteria

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  • Nominees shall have provided significant leadership through NCMA through offices held or through other service. The duration of the service of the individual as well as the magnitude of contributions will be considered.
  • Nominees should no longer be active on a daily basis of employment within the industry. (Waivers to this criterion can be considered in special circumstances)
  • Recipients should be associated with or retired from a member company in good standing or from the association

Nominations

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NCMA members may submit nominations for individuals at any time. Nominations must include the information required on the Hall of Fame Nomination Form, available on the right side of this page.

Deadlines for nominations are June 1 and Dec. 1. Nominations are reviewed by the Awards Committee, recommended by the Council of Past Chairs, and approved by the Board of Directors.

Recognitions

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  • Recipients will be publicly presented with an award of recognition.
  • A brass nameplate with the recipient’s name will be added to a perpetual plaque at the NCMA headquarters.
  • A list of past winners will be maintained on the NCMA website.
  • A press-release will be distributed celebrating the award.
  • Recipients are considered honorary members of NCMA for their lifetime.

Recipients

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Previous Recipients - By Date of Award

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2019 – Charles Newsome, Johnson Concrete
2019 – Don Gordon, Atlas Block Company
2019 – Karl Watson, Sr., Rinker Materials
2018 – Scott Weber, Basalite Concrete Products
2018 – Billy Wauhop, Billy Wauhop and Associates
2018 – Glenn Bolles, Anchor Wall Systems
2016 – Eugene M. Chubb, Honorary Member, RCP Block & Brick, Inc.
2016 – Paul Croushore, LANXESS Corporation
2014 – Donald C. Sheffield, Mathis-Akins Concrete Block Company
2014 – Donald H. Foster, Oldcastle Architectural/Foster Masonry Associates
2014 – William R. Oberfield, Oberfields LLC
2014 – David L. Nickerson, Concrete Block Insulating Systems, Inc.*
2014 – Jeffrey J. Wallace, Pathfinder Systems/Tiger
2013 – Donald L. Lampus, Sr., R. I. Lampus Company
2013 – Harry E. Horn, Devening Block, Inc
2012 – Danny W. Marshall, III, Chandler Concrete Company
2012 – Philip N. Potvin, Consumers Concrete
2012 – Paul LaVene, Carolinas Concrete Masonry Association
2012 – H. A. Hardy, Adams Products Company, Oldcastle*
2012 – Jeff Mattox, OldcastleCoastal
2011 – James C. Park, Besser Company
2010 – James Gulde, Masonry Information Technologists*
2010 – Jerry R. Findley, Columbia Machine Inc.
2009 – James L. Weber, Honorary Member, Oldcastle Architectural, Inc
2008 – James E. Anderegg, Mutual Materials Company*
2008 – Mark B. Hogan, Natl Concrete Masonry Association
2007 – Max L. Hunt, Northfield Block Company*
2007 – Bruce W. Baumann, Anchor Block Company
2007 – Anthony A. Fizzano, Fizzano Brothers Concrete Products Inc*
2007 – Stuart R. Beavers, Concrete Masonry Assn of CA & NV
2007 – David Miller, M-TEC Corporation*
2007 – Richard H. Walter, Wisconsin Concrete Masonry Assn*
2006 – Dale F. Kirchner, Kirchner Block & Brick
2005 – Ben Fry, Blocklite*
2004 – Norman A. Nelson, Grand Blanc Cement Products*
2004 – Donald C. Emich, Binkley & Ober, Inc.
2002 – Frederick H. Yahr, Bend Industries*
2002 – Dave Lower, Southdown
2001 – Peter G. Muth, Orco Block Company*
2001 – Ron W. Ohmes, Kirchner Block & Brick, Inc.
2001 – H. V. ‘Corky’ Moss, Featherlite Building Products*
2001 – Peter B. Hoyt, Oldcastle Architectural
2001 – Norbert J. Rappl, Comac Builders Supply Corporation
2001 – Louis M. Riedmann, Sr., Watkins Concrete Products Company
2000 – Paul V. Childress, Solomon Colors*
2000 – Harold ‘Pat'” Patterson”, CSR Rinker Materials, Inc. *
1998 – Ray A. Browning, Capitol Concrete Products Company*
1998 – Marvin H. Finch, RCP Block & Brick, Inc.*
1997 – J. D ‘Jack'” Sitzler”, R. I. Lampus Company*
1997 – Fred C. Woitscheck, Hi-Way Concrete Products Corp
1996 – Milton J. Lee, Domine Builders Supply Corporation*
1996 – John T. Fizzano, Sr., Fizzano Brothers Concrete Products*
1996 – William A. Grindle, Blocklite*
1996 – Jerry L. Lusk, Korfil, Inc.*
1995 – Lawrence Dagostino, Sr., Dagostino Building Blocks, Inc*
1995 – Fred H. Adams, Sr., Adams Products Company, Inc.
1995 – Kenneth A. Dagostino, Sr., Dagostino Building Blocks, Inc.*
1995 – William D. Green, Solite Corporation  1995*
1995 – John A. Heslip, National Concrete Masonry Assn
1994 – Kevin D. Callahan, National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1994 – Curtis L. Laughlin, Carolina Quality Block Company
1991 – Joseph F. Mazza, Plasticrete Boston Corporation*
1990 – Lincoln B. Frazier, Campbell Supply Company*
1990 – Donald O. Johnson, Chas M. Freidheim Company
1989 – M. E ‘Doc'” Rinker”, Rinker Materials Corporatio*
1989 – Rod Adams, Adams Products Company, Inc*
1989 – J. Darwin Ross, Balcon, Inc.*
1988 – Clarence Buehner, Buehner Block Company*
1988 – John W. Kingery, Kingery Block Company*
1988 – Robert H. Hopkins, Layrite Products Company
1988 – Owen G McKinney, McKinney Concrete Prods, Inc.*
1988 – Loren E. Santo, Pumice Products Company*
1988 – Clyde L. Stewart, Colorado Concrete Manufacturing*
1988 – D. B. Anderson, Clalite Concrete Products, Inc.*
1988 – Wayne P. Howard, Marquart Concrete Block Co*
1988 – Karl E. Kelley, Jewell Concrete Products, Inc*
1988 – Rudy Valore, Valore Associates*
1988 – Charles W. Watkins, Watkins Concrete Block Co., Inc.*
1986 – James D. Adams, Adams Products Company, Inc.*
1986 – Paul Lenchuk, National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1986 – Clyde Upchurch, Jr, Hoke Concrete Work*
1985 – Charles Burgess, Richmond Block, Inc*
1985 – Arnold Caputo, Plasticrete/National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1985 – Leonard Hinds, Monnah Park Block Company, Inc.*
1985 – Henry Toennies, National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1985 – Walter Underwood, National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1984 – Howard O. Woltz, Jr., Dixie Concrete Products *
1984 – Robert M. Bonus, The Haycon Corporation*
1984 – Elbert L. Bradshaw, Linaburry Brick & Block Company, Inc.*
1982 – Sam Paturzo, V Paturzo Brothers & Son*
1982 – Philip Paolella, Plasticrete Corporation*
1982 – Henry C. Quaritius, Building Products Company*
1982 – Phil Park, Besser Company*
1982 – Joseph Pitha, Bergen Machine & Tool Compan*
1981 – Ralph W. Walb, Masolite Concrete Products*
1981 – George S. Sinnicks, Superior Block Company, Inc*
1980 – Richard J. Slabaugh, Omaha Concrete Stone Company *
1980 – Leonard Jones, Chandler Materials Company*
1980 – Bill Oliver, Louisiana Concrete Products, Inc.*
1979 – Frank Spangler, Smithwick Concrete Block Company *
1977 – Samuel W. Hairston, Lightweight Block Company*
1977 – Frank Kirchner, Kirchner Industries, Inc. *
1977 – Salvatore Picone, Sal Picone & Son*
1977 – Edward P. Ripley, General Concrete Products, Inc.*
1976 – Donald T. Papineau, Modern Concrete Magazine*
1976 – Rudy A. Utiger, Clalite Concrete Products, Inc*
1975 – L. R ‘Les'” Kennedy”, Dakota Lime & Brick Company*
1974 – Harve E. Kilmer, Iowa Concrete Block & Material Co*
1974 – John L. Strandberg, Sr, Concrete Building Units Co*
1974 – Glenn C. Barnes, Barnes & Cone, Inc.*
1974 – S. Carl Smithwick, Smithwick Concrete Block Company*
1974 – Carroll Strohm, Jr, Breeko Industries*
1974 – Max H. Miller, United Cement Products Company*
1974 – Paul M. Thomas, Superlite Builders Supply, Inc.*
1974 – Harvey H. Black, Domine Builders Supply Corporation*
1972 – Earl W. Peterson, Ideal Cement Stone Company*
1971 – Frederick W. Reinhold, Anchor Concrete Products*
1971 – Benjamin Wilk, Standard Building Products*
1970 – C. A ‘Tom'” Sirrine”, Concrete Products Association of Michigan*
1963 – Jesse H. Besser, Besser Company*
1963 – Eugene F. Olsen, Sr., The Gene Olsen Corporation*
1962 – Deane R. Lynde, Cinder Concrete Products*
1962 – George Katterjohn, Katterjohn Concrete Products*
1962 – Horace W. Bush, Bergen Building Block, Inc*
1962 – Ronald E. Copeland, National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1962 – Carl Menzel, Portland Cement Association*
1960 – Victor Paturzo, V Paturzo Brothers & Son*
1959 – Elmer W. Dienhart, National Concrete Masonry Assn*
1958 – Paul M. Woodworth, The Waylite Company*
1955 – Henry Buchholz, The Illinois Brick Company*
1955 – A. G ‘Al'” Streblow”, Basalt Rock Company*
1953 – Arthur B. Mays, Stearns Manufacturing Company*
1950 – Harold L. Spaight, Cedar Rapids Block Company*
1949 – John S. Chase, Chase Building Products*
1947 – Roy Peck, Pit & Quarry Magazine*
1946 – Clarence E. Ehle, Cleveland Builders Supply Company *
1944 – Walter Manhardt, Best Block Company*
1944 – Francis J. Straub, Crozier-Straub, Inc.*
1944 – L. B. Weatherbee, Cinder Block Inc. of Roanoke*
1943 – Dan F. Servey, Haydite Corporation*
1941 – Roy N. McCandless, Cinder Block, Inc.*
1939 – George H. Krier, Nailable Cinder Block Corporation*

*deceased

Previous Recipients - By Last Name

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Adams, Fred, Adams Products Company, Inc. – 1995
Adams, James, Adams Products Company, Inc. – 1986*
Adams, Rod, Adams Products Company, Inc – 1989*
Anderegg, James, Mutual Materials Company – 2008*
Anderson, D., Clalite Concrete Products, Inc. – 1988*
Barnes, Glenn, Barnes & Cone, Inc. – 1974*
Baumann, Bruce, Anchor Block Company – 2007
Beavers, Stuart, Concrete Masonry Assn of CA & NV – 2007
Besser, Jesse, Besser Company – 1963*
Black, Harvey, Domine Builders Supply Corporation – 1974*
Bolles, , Anchor Wall Systems – 2018
Bonus, Robert, The Haycon Corporation – 1984*
Bradshaw, Elbert, Linaburry Brick & Block Company, Inc. – 1984*
Browning, Ray, Capitol Concrete Products Company – 1998*
Buchholz, Henry, The Illinois Brick Company – 1955*
Buehner, Clarence, Buehner Block Company – 1988*
Burgess, Charles, Richmond Block, Inc – 1985*
Bush, Horace, Bergen Building Block, Inc – 1962*
Callahan, Kevin, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1994*
Caputo, Arnold, Plasticrete/National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1985*
Chase, John, Chase Building Products – 1949*
Childress, Paul, Solomon Colors – 2000*
Chubb, Eugene, RCP Block & Brick, Inc. – 2016
Copeland, Ronald, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1962*
Croushore, , LANXESS Corporation – 2016
Dagostino, Kenneth, Dagostino Building Blocks, Inc. – 1995*
Dagostino, Lawrence, Dagostino Building Blocks, Inc – 1995*
Dienhart, Elmer, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1959*
Ehle, Clarence, Cleveland Builders Supply Company – 1946*
Emich, Donald, Binkley & Ober, Inc. – 2004
Finch, Marvin, RCP Block & Brick, Inc. – 1998*
Findley, Jerry, Columbia Machine Inc. – 2010
Fizzano, Anthony, Fizzano Brothers Concrete Products Inc – 2007*
Fizzano, John, Fizzano Brothers Concrete Products – 1996*
Foster, Donald, Oldcastle Architectural/Foster Masonry Associates – 2014
Frazier, Lincoln, Campbell Supply Company – 1990*
Fry, Ben, Blocklite – 2005*
Gordon, Don, Atlas Block Company – 2019
Green, William, Solite Corporation  1995 – 1995*
Grindle, William, Blocklite – 1996*
Gulde, James, Masonry Information Technologists – 2010*
Hairston, Samuel, Lightweight Block Company – 1977*
Hardy, H., Adams Products Company, Oldcastle – 2012*
Heslip, John, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1995
Hinds, Leonard, Monnah Park Block Company, Inc. – 1985*
Hogan, Mark, Natl Concrete Masonry Association – 2008
Hopkins, Robert, Layrite Products Company – 1988
Horn, Harry, Devening Block, Inc – 2013
Howard, Wayne, Marquart Concrete Block Co – 1988*
Hoyt, Peter, Oldcastle Architectural – 2001
Hunt, Max, Northfield Block Company – 2007*
Johnson, Donald, Chas M. Freidheim Company – 1990
Jones, Leonard, Chandler Materials Company – 1980*
Katterjohn, George, Katterjohn Concrete Products – 1962*
Kelley, Karl, Jewell Concrete Products, Inc – 1988*
Kennedy, L., Dakota Lime & Brick Company – 1975*
Kilmer, Harve, Iowa Concrete Block & Material Co – 1974*
Kingery, John, Kingery Block Company – 1988*
Kirchner, Dale, Kirchner Block & Brick – 2006
Kirchner, Frank, Kirchner Industries, Inc. – 1977*
Krier, George, Nailable Cinder Block Corporation – 1939*
Lampus, Donald, R. I. Lampus Company – 2013
Laughlin, Curtis, Carolina Quality Block Company – 1994
LaVene, Paul, Carolinas Concrete Masonry Association – 2012
Lee, Milton, Domine Builders Supply Corporation – 1996*
Lenchuk, Paul, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1986*
Lower, Dave, Southdown – 2002
Lusk, Jerry, Korfil, Inc. – 1996*
Lynde, Deane, Cinder Concrete Products – 1962*
Manhardt, Walter, Best Block Company – 1944*
Marshall, Danny, Chandler Concrete Company – 2012
Mattox, Jeff, OldcastleCoastal – 2012
Mays, Arthur, Stearns Manufacturing Company – 1953*
Mazza, Joseph, Plasticrete Boston Corporation – 1991*
McCandless, Roy, Cinder Block, Inc. – 1941*
McKinney, , McKinney Concrete Prods, Inc. – 1988*
Menzel, Carl, Portland Cement Association – 1962*
Miller, David, M-TEC Corporation – 2007*
Miller, Max, United Cement Products Company – 1974*
Moss, H., Featherlite Building Products – 2001*
Muth, Peter, Orco Block Company – 2001*
Nelson, Norman, Grand Blanc Cement Products – 2004*
Newsome, Charles, Johnson Concrete – 2019
Nickerson, David, Concrete Block Insulating Systems, Inc. – 2014*
Oberfield, William, Columbia Machine, Inc. – 2014
Ohmes, Ron, Kirchner Block & Brick, Inc. – 2001
Oliver, Bill, Louisiana Concrete Products, Inc. – 1980*
Olsen, Eugene, The Gene Olsen Corporation – 1963*
Paolella, Philip, Plasticrete Corporation – 1982*
Papineau, Donald, Modern Concrete Magazine – 1976*
Park, James, Besser Company – 2011
Park, Phil, Besser Company – 1982*
Patterson, Harold, CSR Rinker Materials, Inc. – 2000*
Paturzo, Sam, V Paturzo Brothers & Son – 1982*
Paturzo, Victor, V Paturzo Brothers & Son – 1960*
Peck, Roy, Pit & Quarry Magazine – 1947*
Peterson, Earl, Ideal Cement Stone Company – 1972*
Picone, Salvatore, Sal Picone & Son – 1977*
Pitha, Joseph, Bergen Machine & Tool Compan – 1982*
Potvin, Philip, Consumers Concrete – 2012
Quaritius, Henry, Building Products Company – 1982*
Rappl, Norbert, Comac Builders Supply Corporation – 2001
Reinhold, Frederick, Anchor Concrete Products – 1971*
Riedmann, Louis, Watkins Concrete Products Company – 2001
Rinker, M., Rinker Materials Corporatio – 1989*
Ripley, Edward, General Concrete Products, Inc. – 1977*
Ross, J., Balcon, Inc. – 1989*
Santo, Loren, Pumice Products Company – 1988*
Servey, Dan, Haydite Corporation – 1943*
Sheffield, Donald, Mathis-Akins Concrete Block Company – 2014
Sinnicks, George, Superior Block Company, Inc – 1981*
Sirrine, C., Concrete Products Association of Michigan – 1970*
Sitzler, J., R. I. Lampus Company – 1997*
Slabaugh, Richard, Omaha Concrete Stone Company – 1980*
Smithwick, S., Smithwick Concrete Block Company – 1974*
Spaight, Harold, Cedar Rapids Block Company – 1950*
Spangler, Frank, Smithwick Concrete Block Company – 1979*
Stewart, Clyde, Colorado Concrete Manufacturing – 1988*
Strandberg, John, Concrete Building Units Co – 1974*
Straub, Francis, Crozier-Straub, Inc. – 1944*
Streblow, A., Basalt Rock Company – 1955*
Strohm, Carroll, Breeko Industries – 1974*
Thomas, Paul, Superlite Builders Supply, Inc. – 1974*
Toennies, Henry, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1985*
Underwood, Walter, National Concrete Masonry Assn – 1985*
Upchurch, Clyde, Hoke Concrete Work – 1986*
Utiger, Rudy, Clalite Concrete Products, Inc – 1976*
Valore, Rudy, Valore Associates – 1988*
Walb, Ralph, Masolite Concrete Products – 1981*
Wallace, Jeffrey, Pathfinder Systems/Tiger – 2014
Walter, Richard, Wisconsin Concrete Masonry Assn – 2007*
Watkins, Charles, Watkins Concrete Block Co., Inc. – 1988*
Watson, Sr., Karl, Rinker Materials – 2019
Wauhop, , Billy Wauhop and Associates – 2018
Weatherbee, L., Cinder Block Inc. of Roanoke – 1944*
Weber, James, Oldcastle Architectural, Inc – 2009
Weber, Scott, Basalite Concrete Products – 2018
Wilk, Benjamin, Standard Building Products – 1971*
Woitscheck, Fred, Hi-Way Concrete Products Corp – 1997
Woltz, Howard, Dixie Concrete Products – 1984*
Woodworth, Paul, The Waylite Company – 1958*
Yahr, Frederick, Bend Industries – 2002*

*deceased

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