Top 10 Manufacturing Coating Consulting/Service Companies - 2020
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Top 10 Manufacturing Coating Consulting/Service Companies - 2020

According to a recent report by, the global paints and coatings market is set to experience extensive growth in the next five years. The market is projected to reach 223.89 billion by the end of 2023, growing at a CAGR of 4.46 percent during the forecast period 2018-2023. This growth will largely be fuelled by factors such as increasing demand in the building and construction markets, widespread urbanization, rising household expenditure, and surging economic growth. To keep up, paints and coatings manufacturers will need to invest in innovative technologies that improve not only their manufacturing processes by using digital tools but also enhance the R&D and communications with suppliers and customers.

As a multitude of these changes is set to catalyze the evolution of the manufacturing coating space, Manufacturing Technology Insights has compiled a list of the leading manufacturing coating solution providers and services companies that are at the top of their game. These firms are transforming the coating landscape with innovative technological capabilities around smart and sustainable coatings. They are providing a safer alternative to the toxic coatings and paints for semiconductor equipment to advanced biomedical devices. We hope this edition helps you build the partnership you and your firm needs to enhance the manufacturing capabilities.

We present to you Manufacturing Technology Insights’ “Top 10 Manufacturing Coating Consulting/Services Companies – 2020.”

    Top Manufacturing Coating Consulting/Service Companies

  • Excalibur Paint & Coatings is a protective coatings development and manufacturing company that specializes in the production of numerous unique, special and environmentally friendly products. The company was founded based on America’s ever-increasing need for such coatings. Their Research & Development lab is dedicated to providing the very latest in coatings technology to help the customers comply with Federal and State regulations surrounding the environmental issues of today. Excalibur has developed products with no VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds), minimal VOC, or no HAPS (Hazardous Air Pollutants) which meet or exceed the performance properties of traditional solvent-borne coatings

  • FM Industries was founded in 1989 and is based in Fremont, California. The company engages in designing, testing, and manufacturing components and systems used in critical applications for the semiconductor medical, aerospace, and government markets. The company offers print, precision, machined components, and electro-mechanical assemblies. It provides prototyping, assembly, and engineering services, as well as production manufacturing services, including component machining, module assembly, and integration of vacuum chambers, load-locks, electrostatic chucks, RF and DC cathode assemblies, gas dispersion plates, bonded electrode assemblies, laser fusion components, and medical device components

  • Formacoat is an innovative biomedical, contract manufacturing company specializing in hydrophilic and custom medical device coating services. Formacoat LLC partners with customers who lack the in-house expertise or want to minimize the internal expense, associated with lubricious, hydrophilic coating operations. Formacoat can coat the product with hydrophilic, hydrophobic or other custom coatings as a contract manufacturing service. We offer coatings from the full range of different brands, chemistries, and types of coatings. Incorporated in 2002, Formacoat is a privately held medical device contract manufacturing company located in Savage, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis

  • Headquartered in Branchburg, NJ, Hydromer Branchburg is a global surface modification and coatings solutions provider. Hydromer collaborates extensively with clients to deliver superior, customized polymer-based solutions. They create or modify coating formulations that adhere to a multitude of substrates and match the unique requirements and geometries of any device. The company also offers custom industrial and medical device coatings, contract coating services, customized coating equipment, contract manufacturing, and turnkey operations backed by outstanding teams of research and development, customer service, and tech support. Hydromer’s technologies enhance the value of the clients’ products by delivering lubricity, thromboresistance, anti-fogging, antimicrobial, and other properties

  • Industrial Finishing Services has spent two decades providing world-class coatings and enhancing the appearance and wear of products for industry leaders around the world. The unique value proposition of IFS is that as per client requirements, they can be a tier-one supplier and provide paint and raw materials directly to their clients or be a tier two supplier and deliver quality painted components for their clients that in turn get shipped to their end customers. The company's product portfolio spans from protective finishing to highly cosmetic coatings

  • ABC Aluminum Solutions

    ABC Aluminum Solutions

    ABC Aluminum Solutions, also known as Aluminio de Baja California, is a provider of beautiful, bespoke, high quality and economical aluminum manufacturing solutions with Global Headquarters in San Diego County, California. ABC Aluminum is ideally placed for delivery not just to Mexico, but also the United States, Canada and overseas. 85% of manufacture is exported, and that is heading towards 90%. ABC’s global H.Q. is in Chula Vista, San Diego County. ABC Aluminum Solutions offers a ‘one-stop shop’ for all aluminum extrusion, fabrication, anodizing and painting, and coating finishing needs. They also specialize in consulting for bespoke applications as well as the management of high volume, high-quality commodity orders

  • Champion Specialty Services

    Champion Specialty Services

    Champion Painting Specialty Services is a provider of highly specialized coating and fireproofing services. Champion has a wide range of experiences, including terminals, power, pharmaceuticals, chemical/petrochemical, water, and waste water, food, and beverage, theme parks, pulp and paper, commercial construction, DOT, cranes, cruise ships, universities, and stadiums. Champion holds a multitude of certifications, including Veteran Owned Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Services provided by the company are Industrial Coating, Fire Proofing, Sandblasting, Roofing, Military, Highway, Street, Bridges, and Metalizing

  • Colonial Coatings

    Colonial Coatings

    Colonial Coatings’ extensive knowledge of standard practices and solid dedication to quality results has contributed significantly to its role as a leader in the industry for anodizing, surface sealing, sacrificial and thermal spray coatings. Colonial Coatings Corporation was established in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1982 to provide specialty coating services to the aerospace industry. In the1990’s, the company grew to be a pivotal supplier to Textron Lycoming, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky Aircraft, and other global sub-tiers. In order to accommodate their expansion, the company was relocated to a larger facility in nearby Milford, Connecticut. Today, they have developed into a company that serves most prime aerospace contractors and the commercial sector, a trusted applicator for OEM parts, and overhaul repair work

  • Crest Coating

    Crest Coating

    Established in 1967, Crest Coating has the unsurpassed experience and knowledge in both powder and exotic liquid coatings. For over 40 years, they have retained the status of Dupont Licensed Industrial Applicator, as well as Approved Applicator for Whitford Xylan, Halar, BCS Technologies, and other exotic coatings. Crest Coating is contained in two modern buildings totaling over 50,000 square feet. They have large-capacity conveyorized and batch coating lines, and they also provide silk screening, light assembly, and packaging services for many of their customers. With modern equipment and over 80 skilled personnel, Crest is at the forefront of the coating industry

  • US Chrome

    US Chrome

    Since 1940, U.S. Chrome has been defining quality, precision, and innovation in the plating industry. They built their reputation on hard chrome plating with regional production plants throughout the U.S. U.S. Chrome has expanded their capabilities exponentially by investing in a state-of-the-art research and development laboratory where they have developed everything from special-purpose coatings to environmentally-friendly replacements for chromium. Hard Chrome Plating, Flash Chrome Plating, NiCom, TriCom, Electroless nickel, Chrome alternative coatings, High-performance coatings, Electroplating are some of the services provided by the company. U.S. Chrome is a privately held company based in Stratford, Connecticut