4766 Grantswood Rd, Irondale AL 35210
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About Sprayroq

A Little About Our History, Purpose and Team

Sprayroq’s Pioneering History – Evolution and Technology

1990
Sprayroq, Inc. is founded in Jacksonville, Florida as an extension of the innovative rehabilitation technique known as cured-in-place pipe (CIPP). Using plural-component spray technology, Sprayroq develops a fast-curing structural and chemical resistant formula capable of excellent adhesion, for the rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. This trenchless technologies solution provides long life, corrosion control, abrasion resistance and NSF Certification for use in potable water applications.
1990
1996
1996
Sprayroq moves operations to Birmingham, Alabama, due to consent decree opportunity with Jefferson County, Alabama
2004
Jerry Gordon hired as President of Sprayroq, in order to broaden Sprayroq customer base
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2006
2006
Sprayroq completes rehabilitation of more than 14,000 manholes in Jefferson County, Alabama, with zero warranty claims.
2008
Sprayroq featured on the cover of Trenchless Technology magazine
2008
2012
2012
Sprayroq Participates at IFAT, the world's premier trade show for innovations and services in water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. Due to a growing interest in our trenchless technology solutions from entities outside of North America and the Pacific Rim, Sprayroq exhibited at the IFAT show in Munich, Germany as part of the Water Environment Federation's U.S. Pavilion.
2013
Sprayroq launches infrastructure rehabilitation blog
2013
2015
2015
Sprayroq celebrates 25th Anniversary
2016
Sprayroq Inc. relocates to new facility in Irondale, Alabama
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Our Mission

Sprayroq, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets the highest quality protective coating and lining systems designed for long life, corrosion resistance and structural support, installed through our alliances with Sprayroq Certified Partners throughout the world. We work every day to be the premier producer of polyurethane coating and lining systems through our commitment to teamwork, innovation and superior technological leadership.

Our Philosphy

We strive for excellence and provide leadership in:

  • Listening to the Voice of the Customer (VOC)
  • Commitment to continually improving Sprayroq’s products and services for our partners and the markets they serve
  • Identifying, training and continually supporting an industry-leading team of Sprayroq Certified Partners (SCP), licensed to develop their domestic and international markets
  • Full utilization of all of our suppliers and partners resources in order to develop superior products and services
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Marketing environmentally safe and user-friendly products
  • Promoting value-based, long-term rehabilitation solutions for our clients
We Are
  • A company with a positive work environment that promotes entrepreneurial spirit, empowerment and innovation, encouraging employees to realize their full potential
  • The leading integrated supplier of resin-based materials, spray-applied equipment systems, and support services in the protective coatings marketplace
  • A well-respected, socially conscious corporate citizen, promoting honesty and integrity among customers, suppliers and ourselves
Jerry Gordon
President

Areas of Responsibility:
Responsible for establishing the company’s goals, strategies and market development while presiding over the entire workforce for North American and Australasian operations

Education:
Rider College, Lawrenceville, NJ

Professional History:
BOC Gases, Insituform Technologies, Eutectic Corporation

Chip Johnson
Director of Technical Services

Area of Responsibility:
Engineering Support, Sprayroq Certified Partner (SCP) network technical resource, Corporate Lead on Large Initiatives such as DOT, Corp of Engineers and DOD markets.

Education:
BS Civil Engineering, Auburn University, AL

Professional History:
Over 34 years in the Trenchless Industry with focus on structural rehabilitation of above and below ground infrastructure.

Jeremy Huckaby
Director of Business Development

Areas of Responsibility:
Developing Sprayroq Certified Partner (SCP) network; help supply an expanding list of applications for the company’s products.

Education:
Unversity of Alabama, Birmingham

Professional History:
12 years with Sherwin-Williams; expertise in surface preparation, commercial/industrial coatings

Kyle Warren
Operations Manager

Areas of Responsibility:
Equipment and parts sales and service; assisting with new and existing SCPs (Sprayroq Certified Partners) training and equipment troubleshooting support. Manages parts inventory at Sprayroq facility for distribution to SCPs.

Education:
BS & MS, Auburn University
Welding Certificate

Professional History:
He has worked for two Alabama-based companies, where his business skills and mechanical aptitude were utilized to improve the operations of both companies.

Zack Zhao, Ph.D, P.E.
Director of Business Development, Sprayroq of Asia

Area of Responsibility:
Responsible for business development and management in Asia.

Education:
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
B.S., Chongqing Jianzhu Univeristy, Chongqing, PR China

Professional History:
Ultraliner Inc.

Scott Eicher
Director of Contractor Development

Area of Responsibility:
Responsible for supporting our Sprayroq Certified Partner team in the areas of training and equipment technical support.

Professional History:
1998 Assistant Technical Manager at Dow Chemical
2002-2016 founded and operated Chemical Fusion and Foam Fusion
2016 he sold his interests in his firms to join Rhino Linings to become the Southeast Technical Sales Manager before joining Sprayroq in 2017

Art Nilsen
Southeastern Business Development Manager

Area of Responsibility:
Responsible for working with current Sprayroq Certified Partners (SCPs) in the Southeastern U.S. and developing new business

Education:
BS Auburn University

Professional History:
Sherwin-Williams Corporation, bringing with him 14 years in the coatings industry.