Part of the Tnemec family since 2002
Director of Sales - Water & Wastewater
When it comes to coatings and linings for water and waste systems, Vaughn O’Dea offers unmatched expertise. Vaughn has authored numerous technical reports and articles on the subject for publications such as the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings (JPCL), Materials Performance, Public Works Magazine, Concrete Repair Bulletin, Inspect This!, Concrete Surface and WaterWorld.
Vaughn is a SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist, a NACE-Certified Coatings Inspector and a NACE Certified Corrosion Technician. Since 2009, Vaughn has been a contributing editor for the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings (JPCL). He was the recipient of the JPCL Editors’ Award in 2009, 2011 and 2012, JPCL’s The Clive Hare Honor: Top ThinkersAward in 2012, and SSPC’s 2013 Outstanding Publication Award.
Prior to his current position, Vaughn served as a senior technical service representative at Tnemec specializing in epoxy technology development, failure analyses, specification review and internal and external technical development. Before joining Tnemec, Vaughn worked for an engineering firm as a construction manager and protective coatings specialist for the water division.
"Tnemec continues to innovate products based on the needs of the market. From developing zinc-rich coatings to helping create the S.W.A.T. protocols, our company has been, and always will be, committed to improving the performance of our products and our industry."