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ASTM International Concrete Committee grants Award of Merit

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ASTM International’s Committee on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates (C09) has presented its top annual award, the Award of Merit, to Fred Goodwin of BASF Construction Chemicals in Beachwood, Ohio, US. The award includes the accompanying title of fellow and is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.

The committee honoured Goodwin for his dedicated work towards developing standards in areas such as hydraulic cement grouts, packaged dry combines materials and polymer modified concrete and mortars. He has been a member of ASTM since 1991 and has previously received the Award of Appreciation.

Goodwin is head of the BASF Construction Chemicals Global Corrosion Competency Center, providing technical expertise and driving research and development on grouts, adhesives, concrete materials, and more. He previously served as a principal scientist with Degussa Construction Chemicals, a technology manager with ChemRex, a plant chemist with Mapei Corporation, and a chief chemist for River Cement Company.

In addition to ASTM, Goodwin is a fellow of the International Concrete Repair Institute, and the Strategic Development Council of ACI Foundation, a corrosion technologist with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, a member of the American Concrete Institute, and the Coatings Society SSPC.

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