14. Tnemec Company, Inc.

Kansas City, MO


CEO/President: Chase Bean

2020 Coatings Sales: $ 134.7 million

A manufacturer of industrial and architectural protective coatings, Tnemec Company, Inc. supplies high-performance coatings and linings for water tanks, wastewater treatment plants, industrial facilities and specialty architectural structures. In operation since 1921, the company offers over 150 products, including the StrataShield line of resinous floor and wall coatings, and Chemprobe water repellents and stains for concrete, masonry and wood.

Notes: In October 2019, Tnemec purchased assets of Textured Coatings of America Inc. (Tex•Cote®). Established in 1961, Tex•Cote manufactures high-performance, water-based coatings for use on commercial, residential and Department of Transportation (DOT) projects. Tex•Cote manufactures a variety of products including COOLWALL® coatings for exterior vertical substrates, REFLECT-TEC® coatings for roofs, and COOL-TEC® coatings for horizontal concrete and decks, which incorporate specialty pigment technology that reflects infra-red heat to help keep exterior surfaces cooler compared to traditional paints. In May 2020, Tnemec announce the launch of three low-VOC polyurethane coatings: Series 1094, Series 1095 and Series 1096 Endura-Shield. These new products, like other Endura-Shield coatings before them, provide UV protection to a wide variety of structures across multiple environments and climates.

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