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Rhino Linings Receives 2012 Best of PDA Award

The Polyurea Development Association recognizes the clever use of Rhino Linings Products® in a dam restoration project.

ORLANDO, FL (March 30, 2012) -- Rhino Linings Corporation, a leading manufacturer and distributor of spray-on protective linings and coatings, was awarded the Polyurea Development Association‘s (PDA) first ever People’s Choice Award for the “Best Use of a Polyurea Product on any Substrate” at the 2012 PDA Conference in Orlando, Florida.

McLeod Dam Renovation Project in Trenton, Ontario Canada

Out of the more than 250 PDA members, the PDA Awards Committee named the Rhino Linings®

application on the McLeod Dam Restoration Project in Trenton, Ontario Canada as the most creative, unique and best use of polyurea product. The McLeod Dam Restoration Project involves lining a shallow trench with fabric, and spraying with Rhino Linings polyurea for superior flood protection.

“Rhino Linings Corporation takes pride in developing protective coatings products that time and again dominate the spray on lining market,” said Pierre Gagnon, president and CEO of Rhino Linings Corporation. “It’s a great honor to have been selected by such a prestigious association.”

Other awards distributed at the 2012 PDA Conference included the Tom Davis Memorial Award for Most Creative in Chemistry Use. All PDA Member projects entered were reviewed by a committee consisting of past PDA Presidents in hopes of recognizing members dedicated to continuously improving and advancing the polyurea industry.

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About Rhino Linings Corporation
Rhino Linings Corporation, established in 1988 and headquartered in San Diego, California, is a privately-held corporation and world leader in sprayed and/or rolled urethane, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings and linings for industrial, municipal and residential applications. Business units include Rhino Vehicle Protection, Rhino Industrial, Rhino Epoxy, Rhino Flooring and Rhino Military. Rhino Linings Corporation has a global retail and industrial applicator network consisting of more than 2000 independently owned businesses and contractors in almost 80 countries and is the first ever spray-on bed liner company to achieve the ISO 9001 certification. For more information about Rhino Linings Corporation, visit

About the Polyurea Development Association
PDA is the trade association for the global thick-film high performance elastomer industry. The association was formed in 2000 by leading companies involved in all aspects of the business. The association strives to advance and promote the market for polyurea and polyurethane elastomeric technologies by leveraging the shared knowledge of the polyurea industry's applicators and custom formulators, specifying engineers, architects, consumers, and associated industry professionals. For more information about the PDA, visit


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Elaine Luttrell
Director of Marketing 

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Web Marketing Manager  

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