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Food Processing

TMI Coatings has assisted many of our customers in solving problems throughout the food processing industry, such as: mitigating germ, virus, bacterial growth harbor points and peeling paint issues among other problems that are not tolerated within the food processing industry; not only could they be hazards to their customers but they will also not pass audits.  TMI’s projects and scope of work that have been completed within the food processing industry are:

Specialty Coatings:

Floor Coatings:

Tank Linings:

Industrial Painting:

Learn More About How TMI Coatings Can Serve Your Industry

American Crystal Sugar Company Storage Bin

TMI Coatings, Inc. was contracted by a large commodities holding company in Northern Minnesota to prepare and coat the roof surfaces of a 185′ diameter storage bin.  The crew cleaned and prepared the surfaces by water blasting and using stiff…

Urethane Floor Topping at Surly Brewing Company

TMI Coatings, Inc. recently installed a floor topping at Surly Brewing Company’s Brooklyn Center location. TMI used vacuum steel shotblasting to abrade floors for the new floor adhesion. TMI then applied a cementitious urethane topping to protect the concrete from chemical…

Prepping Surly Brewery Floors for Cementitious Urethane Floor Topping

TMI Coatings crew member preparing Surly Brewery floor for new cementitious urethane floor topping. Mikael B., the owner representative said, “TMI Coatings did excellent work and they finished with a day to spare!”

Tank Lining Repair

Tank lining repairs completed by TMI Coatings to a fuel oil tank after testing and welding completed. TMI Coatings has been repairing tanks for over 30 years. As of April 1, 2018 TMI Coatings EMR is .89. We are a…

TMI Coatings FIBERLIFE application to food processing walls

“Everything looks great.  Guys easy to work with and did a good job.  It was great, everything I expected.  TMI Coatings was easy to work with.  They were really good with working with our timelines.  Got everything done we wanted. …

Industrial Floor Coatings

What floor product is right for my environment? There are many products to choose from.  Here is a brief description of some of the resinous (liquid applied) floor coating systems commonly used in the industry: Cementitious Urethane – A heavy-duty industrial floor topping,…

Containment Dikes

TMI Coatings was hired to line interior of 3 containment dikes to contain petroleum products in the event of a spill or tank rupture. TMI FIBERLIFE vinyl ester resin with fiberglass mat reinforcement was applied to the interior of the…

Warehouse roofs in Guymon, OK

TMI Coatings completed roofing on sloped warehouse roofs for a large agricultural company in Guymon, OK. Half of the sloped roof sections were made of metal; the other half was a composite material. TMI completed repairs on the metal roof…

Floor and Wall Coating

A 6,000 square-foot floor repaired, coated, and walls painted to lighten and brighten a mechanic shop for repairs and for the customer experience. The owner said, “The floor looks exceptional. It’s holding up real good and I can’t say enough…

Montana Energy Facility

A Montana energy facility requested TMI Coatings to sandblast, prime, and coat steel screens at River Station.  TMI first contained the large screen to reduce the risk of abrasive and coating material drifting.  The screen was then SSPC-SP10 Near White…

FIBERLIFE Applied at Cheese Plant in Southern Wisconsin

TMI Coatings recently applied FIBERLIFE, a fiberglass reinforced coating in a large cheese plant expansion in southern Wisconsin.  FIBERLIFE was applied to concrete precast wall panels prior to equipment being placed in the area.  FIBERLIFE is ideal for wet and…

FIBERLIFE for Caustic Storage Containment Dike

A zinc plating facility hired TMI Coatings to repair and line the floor and walls of their caustic storage containment dike. TMI mechanically abraded the area, but due to the extensive erosion on the concrete floor, TMI restored various areas…

TMI Installs Sloped Flooring at Fortune 500 Company

A Fortune 500 Company was renovating their (5) air handler units in one of their corporate buildings.  The company hired TMI Coatings to install liquid applied flooring sloping toward the existing drain in each of the air handler units; if…

Flour Silo Lining

TMI Coatings has lined the interior of flour silos in Dallas-Fort Worth to eliminate chipping and flaking paint which can contaminate the flour and disrupt production. Great care was taken to prepare the silos’ surfaces to ensure good coating adhesion.…

Large Industrial Interior Wall/Ceiling Cleaning and Recoating

Due to owner’s repurposing of a large existing production area, TMI was contracted to thoroughly clean to remove many different types of contaminates, i.e., oils, exhaust residue, grease, etc. prior to applying protective coating material.  Concrete and metal surfaces were…

FIBERLIFE For Coating Concrete Block Walls

TMI Coatings coated the floors and concrete block walls around the perimeter of a production room at a cheese plant in Wisconsin.  TMI applied a cementitious urethane floor topping.  For the walls, TMI applied FIBERLIFE, a fiberglass reinforced coating system. …

Lining Installed in Clarifier for Food Production Plant

TMI Coatings’ construction crews lined the interior of a large clarifier during a critical plant shutdown.  Due to the time constraints, TMI’s crew immediately began blasting after the tank was drained to prepare the steel for the new coating adhesion. …

Corrosion Problem in Paper Mill Solved by TMI

A large paper manufacturer recently hired TMI Coatings to solve a peeling paint and corrosion problem within a large turbine room.  TMI’s crew dry ice blasted and hand and power tool cleaned walls, ceilings, piping and other equipment to prepare…

TMI Seals Silo Base/Wall Juncture

TMI Coatings was contracted to seal the silo base/wall juncture around the circumference of silos.  Each silo was thoroughly pressure washed with 4,000 psi pressure washers to remove dirt, debris and contaminants from the area. TMI then installed new sprayed-in-place…

Protective Coating For High Humidity Environments

Peeling paint and rust had been occurring on carbon steel structures of the can and bottle filler units at a Rocky Mountain region beverage company.  TMI Coatings mechanically abraded surfaces and then TMI’s crew applied two full coats quality protective…

Office Renovation With TMI CHEM-RESIST Flake Floor

How can an epoxy flooring system help increase light reflectivity and at the same time create a decorative look for a professional office space?  TMI Coatings recently showed a food production facility that epoxy floor coatings are not only suitable…

Ceiling of Food Production Plant Gets Elastomeric Coating

TMI Coatings pressure washed the ceiling to remove all dust, dirt and other contaminants in the food preparation area.  Then TMI hand sanded to abrade the metal for new coating adhesion.  TMI then applied an elastomeric coating material that is USDA…

Great Accomplishments From Our TMI Staff!

I want to thank Jason Jelinek, Alex Buetow and Jared Wiese for their attentiveness to TMI’s safety resulting in an EMR .91.  What a great accomplishment!  Thank you for working with all TMI employees; communicating, rewarding and ensuring safety of…

Flat Roof Waterproofing

TMI Coatings completed roof coating of a large multiple silo, gantry, head house and gallery for a large sugar manufacturing company. TMI crew members first prepared the existing sprayed-in-place urethane foam substrate and then applied a urethane elastomer waterproof coating…

Tank Lining of Beer Storage Tanks for Canadian Brewer

TMI Coatings recently lined beer storage tanks for a Canadian craft brewer, the second oldest brewery in the nation.  TMI sandblasted to remove existing thick lining from the interior of tanks, welded holes, ground welds smooth and applied a food…

Concrete Silo in Northwestern Minnesota

TMI Coatings, Inc. crew recently installed a large, intricate multi-colored logo to the area as directed by the owner on the side of a large concrete silo in northwestern Minnesota.  Work was done safely.  And it looks great!  

Silo Roof Waterproofing In Crookston, MN

TMI Coatings waterproofed the roofs of six large silos, a head house, and upper and lower gantries.  TMI’s crew prepared the surface and then applied a waterproof coating to thoroughly seal and waterproof the roof and all penetrations.  Aggregate was…

Concrete Silo Restoration and Coating in Crookston, Minnesota

TMI Coatings is currently completing a large concrete silo restoration and coating project in northwest Minnesota.  TMI’s crew safely rigged scaffolding from the silo roofs to access the silo walls to remove all loose and/or spalling concrete.  TMI then prepared…

Epoxy Sealer/Dustproofer Floor Coating

TMI Coatings removed existing peeling and flaking paint from the floor of a power generation plant in Fridley, Minnesota. TMI then applied an epoxy sealer/dustproofer to keep the dust to a minimum and help keep the floor clean. TMI was…

Containment Dike Lining & Repairs

A natural gas company in Kansas contracted TMI Coatings to repair cracks and line the interior of a concrete containment dike. The containment dike was 55’ long x 20’ wide including up the walls 3’. TMI mechanically abraded the walls…

Floor Sloping Eliminates Concerns

A Midwestern cheese plant had standing water on the floor of their production entryway and packaging area. The plant employees were standing in the water in order to cut the cheese. There were sanitary concerns due to splashing of standing…

New Concrete Floor Coated 7 Days After Poured

TMI Coatings applied a cementitious urethane floor topping for a booming salsa manufacture that first sold its goods at farmers markets in the Midwest. A new production facility used for creating salsa required floors to be protected from the acidic…

Floor Topping Applied by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings installed cementitious urethane floor topping with a smooth, sanitary finish as requested by the customer. Upon completion, the customer stated “job complete, everything looks great!”

Flooring Job Completed in a Timely Manner

A Midwest seafood retail and wholesale company requested TMI Coatings install protective flooring as part of their renovation. The company installed two new coolers and expanded the warehouse and production area. TMI prepared the surface by steel shotblasting with vacuum…

TMI Prepares and Coats Ceiling

A large poultry processor in Wisconsin hired TMI Coatings to paint their bar joist ceiling in a production area. High moisture and rigorous wash downs had caused the old ceiling paint to flake and rust. TMI crew members prepared the…

TMI Coats Interior of Steel Silo

A large manufacturer of industrial sanitation and food safety products hired TMI Coatings to coat the interior of a steel silo at their facility in southeast Wisconsin.  The manufacturer stored raw materials in the silo; Moisture was getting into the…

Corrosion Protection Tank Lining

A food processing and manufacturing plant in central Iowa requested TMI Coatings line the interior of their DAF (dissolved air flotation) tank. The DAF tank is used in their water treatment process to break down wastewater by the removal of…

CO² Blasting

Dry ice blasting, commonly referred to as CO² blasting, is an effective way to clean equipment so as to not damage sensitive equipment i.e. controls, electrical boxes, lights or similar that may exist in the area. One of the advantages…

One of the world’s largest food companies hired TMI Coatings to waterproof the floor and walls of two electrical vaults.

One of the world’s largest food companies hired TMI Coatings to waterproof the floor and walls of two electrical vaults located outdoors. Each vault was approximately 10’ long x 10’ wide x 10’ deep. TMI removed standing water and performed…

TMI Coatings Applies Food Grade Coating at Food Plant

A large food plant near Minneapolis, Minnesota requested a coating be applied to the Meat Test Lab and the Fruit Room ceilings.  In the Meat Test Lab, the ceilings, I-beams, sprinkler piping and condenser pans were properly cleaned and prepared…

CO2 Blasting Removes Peeling and Flaking Paint in Food Manufacturer’s Facility

A food manufacturer in Minnesota recently hired TMI Coatings to remove the existing paint from the ceiling of their plant.  They wanted to remove the existing paint, which was chipping, peeling and flaking.  The first step was to protect the…

TMI Coatings is Experienced in Lead Based Paint Removal

TMI Coatings received a contract to remove all the loose and flaking paint and encapsulate the remaining existing lead based paint on block walls and a wooden ceiling inside of a food plant.  Our crews receive specific training for lead removal and…

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