Pewaukee, WI - Prime Coatings, a manufacturer of OEM industrial coatings, is building a 17,000-square-foot addition to its Pewaukee, WI, facility. The expansion will increase capacity of its waterborne, solventborne and UV coatings. The addition is slated for completion at the end of July 2011.

Prime Coatings has been manufacturing industrial coatings for metal, wood and plastic since 1969. It is a division of Prime Leather Finishes, which was founded in 1931. The company currently has offices and manufacturing plants in Milwaukee and Pewaukee, WI.