15. Hentzen Coatings Inc.

Milwaukee, WI


Chairman and CEO: Albert Hentzen

2021 Coatings Sales: $125-$135 million


Founded in 1923, Hentzen Coatings Inc. specializes in the development, engineering and manufacturing of liquid and powder coatings, primarily for aerospace, defense, architectural and general industrial applications. It has five U.S. manufacturing plants plus a powder manufacturing plant in Nanjing, China. Hentzen provides coatings to over 60 foreign countries throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Products include a wide variety of waterborne, solventborne and powder coatings.
 For the last 99 years, Hentzen has been privately owned and operated by the Hentzen family. The fourth generation is actively involved in the management.
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