TEX•COTE® Products Coat Control Tower
June 12, 2018
The nation’s second-tallest control tower is under construction at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina. Scheduled to open in 2020, the soaring state-of-the-art FAA tower is erected and now being protected for the ages with industry-leading architectural coatings manufactured by Textured Coatings of America, Inc.
Protecting the Structure
More than 700 gallons of TEX•COTE® products will cover the 370-foot-high structure. The TEX•COTE® products that are being applied to this structure include: XL 70® “W” PRIMER (a water-based primer), TEX•COTE® 600 Textured Coating in a smooth texture, TEX•COTE® COOLWALL® Classic Primer in a smooth texture, and TEX•COTE® COOLWALL® SUPER-COTE™ in a satin finish. All of these TEX•COTE® products are going into covering the facility’s 69,000 square feet of exterior wall space.
Featured in Coatings World
The North Carolina Control Tower story was featured in Coatings World and various publications have released stories about TEX•COTE® products, describing their quality, durability, and sustainability. Publications worldwide have highlighted our brand to inform architects, engineers, contractors, and homeowners about our green products.
Textured Coatings of America, Inc.’s own Mr. Dick Barnes was also mentioned in the article discussing the control tower project. He reveals, “It’s an extraordinary structure and a huge project ─ which is pretty much what we do.” Across the country and around the world, our family-owned and operated company continues to be an industry leader in researching, developing, and manufacturing technologically advanced sustainable architectural coatings.
At Charlotte International, the TEX•COTE® team is in the process of final inspections on the project. Mr. Dick Barnes added, “It’s looking great. Everything is being done right, as we’d expect, to keep the tower and the administration building well-protected for decades.” Textured Coatings of America, Inc. is excited to see the completed control tower and we look forward to seeing its vibrancy throughout the years.
Textured Coatings of America, Inc. has protected some of the world’s most prestigious buildings and landmarks ─ everything from the iconic Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles to 7 of the top 10 bridges in America, college campus buildings, major retail centers, and homes from coast to coast. We have also previously coated control towers at international airports including Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, Orlando, Palm Beach and Memphis. Our next control tower project is scheduled in Tennessee.
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