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Founder and CEO of Structural Group Receives ACI's Innovation in Concrete Award

HANOVER, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/14 -- Structural Group today announced that Peter Emmons, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Structural Group, Inc., is the winner of ACI Foundation's 2014 Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award. This award was established in 2010 by ACI's Strategic Development Council (SDC). The award will be presented on October 26, 2014, in connection with ACI's Fall Convention in Washington, DC.

The Strategic Development Council's citation on the award is "For your far-sighted and continuing leadership in the concrete repair industry, and your outstanding dedication to facilitating implementation of new research and development initiatives in the field, advancing the science and standards in concrete repair."

Over the years Emmons has been recognized by American Concrete Institute (ACI) with numerous awards. In 1996 Emmons was awarded the ACI Wason Medal for Most Meritorious Paper. In 2000 Emmons received ACI's Arthur R. Anderson Award for contributions to the development and dissemination of knowledge regarding the repair, rehabilitation, and maintenance of concrete. In the same year, Emmons was the co-recipient of the ACI Construction Practice Award. In 2009 Emmons was recognized with ACI's Roger H. Corbetta Concrete Constructor Award.

Emmons is the author of the book, Concrete Repair and Maintenance Illustrated, first published in 1993. He has also since 1996 been an annual lecturer at World of Concrete on concrete materials and repair methods. He holds multiple patents related to repair of concrete structures.

About Structural Group
With member companies dating back to 1902, Structural Group is firmly committed to its ongoing mission of sustaining and enhancing its customers' infrastructure. As a recognized leader in the specialty construction industry, Structural Group delivers turnkey solutions that integrate technology, engineering, and construction. Structural Group provides specialty contracting services through its construction companies, STRUCTURAL and PULLMAN, and state-of-the-art proprietary products and engineering support services through STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES, its technology company.

Structural Group member companies meet the needs of owners and managers of infrastructure, as well as designers and general contractors, by providing innovative and value-added solutions to the infrastructure challenges these customers face in the marketplace. For more information, visit www.structuralgroup.com

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