Getting to Know Hue: Butch Eley

Welcome to the second installment of our ‘Getting to Know Hue’ series where we highlight truly exceptional people that work at U.S. Paint. This employee spotlight features Butch Eley, a color specialist that has been working with our team since January 14th, 1985 (happy 38th work anniversary!). We asked Butch to give us an inside…

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A Thank You to Our Customers for Choosing U.S. Paint

As 2022 comes to an end, we’d like to extend a thank you to all of our customers this year. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with Original Equipment Manufacturers and industrial partners around the globe. U.S. Paint would not be what it is today without the partnerships we’ve established throughout the years.…

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High Performance Paint and Coatings

High performance paints and coatings are a premier choice for OEMs and industrial use. They are durable, extremely resilient, repellant, and easy to maintain. However, not every option is created equally. When it comes to choosing a high performance paint or coating for your company, quality matters. Extraordinary products take time, and our staff at…

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Quality OEM Paint for Plastic

paint for plastic

Quality OEM Paint for Plastic As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), you know the importance of choosing the correct paint for a specific type of surface. Not all paint is created equally. Paint products that work for metal elements aren’t always interchangeable for plastic surfaces. Even various plastics can interact with paints differently due to…

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Getting to Know Hue: James Moreland

In our series Getting to Know Hue, we invite you to learn more about the people that contribute to the success of our company and family. This employee spotlight highlights James Moreland, U.S. Paint Lab Manager and Chemist. James has been an invaluable part of our team for over 25 years and would like to…

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Adhesion Promoters, Primers, and Sealers

Adhesion promoters, primers, and sealers are often the foundation upon which a robust coating stack is built. Like all our development, these base layers are selected or developed collaboratively with our customers, the original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs. Each layer is often uniquely designed to fit its specific condition, substrate, and end-use. Adhesion promoters, sometimes…

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Methods We Use to Increase Yield

U.S. Paint works to find ways for OEMs to sensibly assess how their equipment will perform for their unique paint products. Our product must fit into their current process seamlessly while eliminating steps to enable leaner processes. Factors such as cost, space requirements, manpower, cleanability, ergonomics, safety, and reliability also have to be considered. It…

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Industrial Paint for Plastic

OEMs everywhere can attest that industrial paint for plastic surfaces can be very different from painting metal. Overall, plastics see some of the main problems you see with covering metal surfaces, but each plastic surface can be affected by paint differently. The problem with painting plastics is that there are so many different plastics in…

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The Role of Advanced Coatings in Integrated Design

Integrated design involves integrating existing, often different systems in a way that focuses on increasing value to the customer, like improved product quality and performance, while at the same time providing value to the company such as reducing operational costs and improving customer response time. At U.S. Paint we take all that into consideration when…

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Customized Coatings vs. Off-The-Shelf Products

Every painting environment is different. This means one-size-fits-all solutions like off-the-shelf paint are not the best choice for the average OEM. While they may be the easy choice, off-the-shelf products don’t take into account the unique needs of your paint department and clients.  That’s the main selling point of U.S. Paint. We are a big…

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