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The Future of Paint Coatings: Autonomous Vehicles

Technology speeds along at a breakneck pace.  The internet was invented a relatively short time ago, and it’s now infiltrated every aspect of modern life.  We fact check, communicate, and use it for leisure from the palm of our hand or even the flick of a wrist.  When technology burgeons in one place, it’s sure […]

Powder Coating Companies: Environmental Impact

The process of powder coating a surface to beautify, protect, and ensure it’s longevity is an excellent alternative to various coating and painting methods.  Powder coating is durable, versatile, and chemically resistant.  One of the many reasons powder coating companies thrive is that they offer an environmentally friendly method of coating numerous surfaces.  This is […]

3 Advantages of Waterborne Paint

With new legislations consistently being pumped out to protect the environment and regulate the use of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), it’s no surprise that many companies are making the switch to waterborne paint rather than the traditional solvent based coatings of the past.  While solvent based paints still have their place, due to the health […]

Industrial Paint Coatings

Stay Operational You have equipment that’s vital to the success and smooth operation of your business.  Without it, you’d run into down time, revenue loss, and potential loss of clientele.  You don’t want that, and we don’t want that for you.  At Midwest Industrial Coatings, Inc., we take our service to you and the longevity […]

Waterborne Protective Paint

Waterborne Protective Paint has enjoyed a popularity surge over the past few years. This is due to a variety of reasons, not least of which is the fact that these types of coatings tend to produce very low volatile organic compound (VOC). As governmental regulations have tightened with regards to VOC, waterborne protective paints have […]

A History of Paint

For more than thirty-thousand years, man has been using paint. In the earliest times, man used to paint images on cave walls. This provided us a glimpse of what their daily life was like. Some of those ancient cave paintings still exist today.  It wasn’t until the Industrial Revolution that industrial coatings became a regular feature […]

Agricultural Coatings

“Agricultural coatings? You mean like paint?” We know what you’re thinking. Farming is dirty and dusty and gritty. Why would anyone in their right mind concern themselves with how the paint looks on their farm machinery? The answer is simple: protection. If you want your tractor or harvester to last, you have to take care […]

3 Reasons Powder Coating is King

Powder coating is a relatively new but incredibly fast growing technology formulated with both the consumer and industry in mind.  This finishing technique is used to apply decorative and protective finishes to many types of metal and produces a final product nearly unmatched in durability, uniformity, quality, and attractiveness.  There are many reasons companies like […]

Machinery Coatings

As most farmers will tell you, agricultural machinery and equipment is extremely expensive. The cost of a combine in 2014 ranged anywhere from $330,000 to $500,000. Obviously, with prices like those, it behooves you to use the best available protective machinery coatings. Choosing the right paint can add years to your equipment’s lifespan.

4 Advantages of Waterborne Paint

New laws and regulations for the use of volatile organic compounds or VOCs in spray paints are quickly changing the way that vehicle-coating companies operate.  These new rules are causing a transition from various solvent-based paints to a greater use of waterborne coatings.  These changes are a result of studies showing benefits for the use […]

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