Innovates extensive lines of water-based and high-solids coatings, allowing customers in multiple industries to meet Federal VOC requirements well ahead of 1985 deadline. Develops water-based coating to meet EPA standards. Builds state-of-the-art industrial coating manufacturing plant in Cedartown, Georgia, to responsively fulfill orders throughout the southern U.S.
Adds leadership talent that further strengthens operational performance and customer service. Formulates innovative water-base dip solutions that perform to better-than-industry standards for the steel door industry. Introduces innovative DTM urethane technology. Develops new zinc-rich primer to fulfill the protection needs of heavy-duty trailer manufacturers. In 2021, celebrates 100th anniversary under the stewardship of the fifth generation of Brownrigg family ownership. Unveils innovative patent-pending technology for a catalyst designed to make environmentally friendly industrial coatings accessible to more industries. Granted U.S. trademark registration for Uraguard® brand polyurethane topcoat, which provides long-lasting protection and beautification of metal products and equipment