Meet Our Experts:

William J. (Chuck) Fite

William J. (Chuck) Fite

Corrosion Specification Specialist

Protective & Marine Coatings Experience:

25 years in the industry and with Sherwin-Williams

Educational Background:

  • BS, Polymer-Science, University of Southern Mississippi
  • NACE Certified Coating Inspector

Professional Memberships:

  • NACE International, Chairman of Central Florida Section
  • International Standards Organization (ISO) Chairman of SC14 Group on Coatings
  • International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)
  • Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC)
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • ASTM International

Markets Served:

  • Bridge & Highway, Power, Food & Beverage, General Industrial, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Rail, Steel Fabrication, Water/Wastewater, Industrial Flooring


  •  Florida, Gulf Coast to Alabama and Mississippi, Caribbean-Bahamas south to Trinidad

Published Papers or Presentations:

  • “Surface Preparation of Steel,” Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Engineers and Architects, Presenter