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Tnemec Company Inc. Acquires Assets of Textured Coatings Of America, Inc.

Updated: Dec 20, 2022

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 24, 2019) – Tnemec Company, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of industrial and architectural protective coatings, has purchased assets of Textured Coatings of America, Inc. (Tex•Cote®). Established in 1961, Tex•Cote manufactures high-performance, water-based coatings for use on commercial, residential and Department of Transportation (DOT) projects, according to Terry Wallace, Vice President – Business Development at Tnemec.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tex•Cote into the Tnemec family and feel there are great synergies between the two companies,” Wallace explained. “Tex•Cote has great products, excellent production facilities and outstanding personnel. Our plan is to provide Tex•Cote with operational and managerial support for growth within its current markets and customer base.”

Textured Coatings of America, Inc. was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1961 and quickly established a reputation for high-quality coatings that extend repainting cycles for homeowners and commercial property owners. Under the leadership of Stuart Haines, the company expanded its sales throughout North America and internationally to more than 23 countries.

“Our company has been involved in countless landmark and high-profile projects, from bridges to airports, from college campuses to massive commercial projects, over the last 58 years,” noted Stuart Haines, Chairman and President /CEO of Textured Coatings of America, Inc. “I am very proud to know that Tnemec will continue the family-owned legacy for the employees and customers of Tex•Cote.”

“We feel a real kinship with Tex•Cote,” commented Chase Bean, President/CEO, Tnemec. “Both companies share a common history of private ownership, multi-generational family management and an entrepreneurial spirit that is deeply-rooted in the company culture.”

Tex•Cote manufactures a variety of products including COOLWALL® coatings for exterior vertical substrates, REFLECT-TEC® coatings for roofs, and COOL-TEC® coatings for horizontal concrete and decks. The COOLWALL, REFLECT-TEC and COOL-TEC lines incorporate specialty pigment technology that reflects infra-red heat to help keep exterior surfaces cooler compared to traditional paints.

Tex•Cote’s extensive product line also offers water repellents and stains, anti-graffiti coatings, dry-erase coatings and interior coatings, as well as a variety of primers, block-fillers and patching compounds.

“We are so pleased to add Tex•Cote’s coating technology to the range of specialty products at Tnemec Company and even more excited about what the future holds for the company,” added Bean.

ABOUT TNEMEC (pronounced tuh-knee-mick)

Established in 1921, Tnemec Company, Inc., manufactures more than 120 architectural and industrial coating products at facilities in Kansas City, Baltimore, Dallas, and Shanghai, China. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Tnemec also operates distribution facilities in Atlanta, Dallas, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Seattle and Compton, Calif. In addition to the company’s American network of technical representatives, Tnemec has technical representatives in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and China. For more information about Tnemec, or any of its products, call +1-816-483-3400; write to 6800 Corporate Drive, Kansas City, Mo., 64120-1372; or visit


Established in 1961, Tex•Cote (formerly Textured Coatings of America) manufactures a wide range of coatings and specializes in the development of heat-reflective technology designed to keep exterior surfaces cooler than traditional paints. Tex•Cote is headquartered in Panama City, Fla., and operates a second manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, Calif. Tex•Cote products are offered through an independent network of dealers and approved applicators. For more information about Tex•Cote solutions, call 800-454-0340 or visit

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