In 1977, Steve Pinney founded the S. G. Pinney and Associates, Inc. An engineering firm, the company provided specification preparation and review, training, inspection—both above and below water—and laboratory services, solely in the field of protective coatings. Eventually this company was sold in 1997 and Steve remained as the CEO until 1999. At that time, he formed theStephen G. Pinney, PE, Inc., which provides independent consulting services to users of industrial and marine protective coatings. Today, services provided include:


  •  Surface Failure Analysis
  •  Dispute Resolution
  •  Expert Testimony
  •  Contract Arbitration and Mediation
  •  Training
  •  Specification Review
  •  Material Recommendations
  •  Laboratory Analysis

Over 30 Years Practical Experience in Protective Coatings

Steve Pinney’s reputable career as a civil engineer has evolved primarily from industrial and marine protective coatings. Today, his expertise of specification preparations and testing programs is highly acclaimed in the industry. As the former owner and CEO of an international corporation, his company provided clients—both industrial and marine—with services in field coating application services. He has also served as an instructor for the prestigious organizations: SSPC (the Society for Protective Coatings) and NACE International (National Association of Corrosion Engineers International). Inspection procedures, protective coating formulation and selection, specification preparation, coating program management and lead paint abatement—were among the topics that Steve taught.


Protecting Coatings Worldwide