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TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) is a safety-conscious industrial painting and concrete coating contractor. We are a woman-owned small business and have been in business for over 35 years. As an AMPP QP1 and QP2 certified contractor, you know you’re getting a contractor with proven experience, knowledge, and equipment that produces high-quality work within safety guidelines and with strict health and environmental standards.

TMI’s NAICS codes include but are not limited to:

  • 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
  • 332812 Metal Coating Contractors
  • 237110 Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures
  • 238990 All Other Special Trade Contractors

TMI Coatings Replaces Seals On Draft Tube Gates At Yellowtail Power Plant

structural steel water gates sitting in a building

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation in Billings, Montana contracted with TMI Coatings to sandblast, paint and replace seals on 12 draft tube gates at the Yellowtail Power Plant.

The scope of work included removing and replacing bolts, nuts and washers as well as furnishing and installing gate seals and draft tube gate valve seals. The entire gates were also sandblasted and recoated.

NM DOT letter of recommendation for TMI Coatings

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Municipality Lift Station Maintenance Painting

Infrastructure maintenance painting reduces corrosion. TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) recently repainted a lift station, focusing on surface preparation and coating application of critical steel piping and enclosures. Project Details: Medium Lift Station Tunnel: 3’ diameter x 18’ high Bottom Chamber: 8’ diameter x 8’ high, including walls, ceiling, and a 10” diameter piping Scope of…

Filtration Plant Interior Painting Project

Overview: Filtration Plant, 90 W Tyrone St. Le Center, MN Contact: Pat Kaderlik Scope: Interior Wall & Structural Painting TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) undertook a comprehensive interior painting project at the Le Center WTP Filtration Plant in many rooms simultaneously. The project involved meticulous preparation, the use of quality coatings, and adherence to safety measures. …

Fort Loudon Lock and Dam Restoration

Originally constructed in 1940, Fort Loudon was the last dam built on the Tennessee River and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) recently completed coating maintenance on approximately 3,525 square feet of wall armor, including the lock approach, downstream wall, chamber corner, mooring bit recess, and fifty check…

City of Fremont Splash Station Upgrade

The colors of summer are popping up just in time for the pool to open. TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) recently painted the exterior of one open flume slide, one enclosed tube slide, and one mushroom feature at the City of Fremont Splash Station, restoring the vibrant colors and protecting them from the continuous outside elements.…

Pool Restoration Services by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) specializes in pool restoration services throughout the United States. Recently, TMI restored a lazy river for a city entity in near Kansas City, Missouri. TMI participated in the public bidding process and arranged a site visit to determine the condition of the pool. The lazy river was in desperate need of…

Indoor Pipe Painting Project with Tnemec

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted to coat several hundred linear feet of large-diameter piping with a Tnemec coating system. The water pipes hadn’t been painted for over 20 years and desperately needed a new protective coating system due to extensive corrosion. TMI suggested several coats of a high-build, surface-tolerant epoxy mastic ideal for water…

School District Building Repairs

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was hired to perform repairs to a school district in the Midwest. We met with the Facility Manager and surveyed the repairs needed. After submitting a thorough proposal, TMI was hired to complete tuckpointing; removal and reinstallation of sealant along window sills, expansion joints, and complete other necessary repairs to the…

North Dakota Pool Restoration Project

A park district in North Dakota hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore a 6,740 sq. ft. park pool. TMI opted to use a special pool coating that would not only protect the concrete from the chemicals used in treating the water but make sure that it’s aesthetically pleasing and lasts through the busy seasons.…

Pressure Tanks in Burkburnett, Texas Receive New Paint Job

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) recently completed a project for a city in Northwest Texas to prepare and paint four (4) rusty pressure tanks at their water treatment plant. The old coating was beginning to fail, and corrosion was starting to form on the exterior of the pressure tanks. Based on the application and environment, TMI…

Waterproofing Concrete Ground Storage Tank Roof

Evergreen Water and Sewer District contracts with TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to coat the roof and perform miscellaneous repairs to a concrete ground storage tank, making it watertight. The concrete surface preparation is critical on the storage tank. Compared to other surfaces, it is irregular in its composition and structure. Ensuring the proper surface preparation…

Boiler Tank Receives Radiant Barrier Insulation

TMI Coatings Inc, (TMI) was contracted to complete restoration on a boiler tank for a regional treatment plant. TMI applied a fluid-applied insulative coating to the exterior of the tank and a cement lining material to the interior of the tank. The tank was severely corroded due to the operating temperature and the tank would…

Pool Restoration Project for City of Fargo

The City of Fargo Park District hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to complete a pool restoration project on an outdoor pool.  The city wanted the project done right away so it would be ready before Memorial Day weekend opening. Due to the cool temperatures in North Dakota during May, TMI used an accelerator that allowed…

Installing CHEM-RESIST at a Water Treatment Plant

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted by a Water Treatment Plant to restore flooring throughout their facility with CHEM-RESIST. Years of heavy traffic, machinery, and chemical exposure had caused erosion to the concrete floors. Deterioration was visible and the owner was looking for a solution. TMI recommended our CHEM-RESIST flooring product. Our goal for this…

Pipe Rehabilitation of Government Reservoir

After pipe rehabilitation project was complete, Virginia Regorrah, Area Engineer for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) said, “During the course of a difficult negotiation, they (TMI Coatings) were very forthcoming with information and data needed to reach an agreement. Their commitment to safety, warranty response, and the quality of workmanship demonstrate why…

Hangar Floor Restoration for US Air Force

Three semi-truck loads of flooring materials later, this 40,000 square foot decades-old hangar floor was restored to new by TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI).  TMI completed installation weeks before the project deadline allowing for occupancy much earlier than scheduled. Safety. Quality. On-Time. For one of our largest projects completed this year, TMI installed a hybrid resinous…

Storage Reservoir Rehabilitation Project of a 4,000,000 Gallon Tank

TMI Coatings, Inc. is currently in the final phase of restoring a 4,000,000-gallon ground storage reservoir for the City of Apple Valley and KLM Engineering who are the structural engineers managing this project. This reservoir is one of the more visible tanks in Apple Valley as it resides on a major road within the City…

Clarifier Restoration and Painting by TMI Coatings

The City of Temple, TX contracted TMI Coatings Inc. (TMI) to perform clarifier restoration and painting on a clarifier; it was the 3rd clarifier they hired TMI to complete in 3 years. Before work began TMI completed a Job Hazard Analysis for the City. Some of the many items that were analyzed to ensure safety…

Waterproof Membrane at a Government Facility

Recently, a large state government building had leaking water into office areas. As a result, the Department of Administration contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to install a waterproof membrane to contain any liquids coming off of the air handler units. The leaking water was ruining numerous ceiling tiles and causing damage to contents in the…

Swimming Pool Painting & Restoration

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was asked to complete a swimming pool painting and restoration project on a 150′ long by 63′ wide pool and a smaller wading pool. The Public Works Director of a municipal pool in Colorado understood that delaying concrete repairs could eventually lead to more costly and time-consuming problems. While it was…

Interior Walls Repainted on a 50-Year-Old Arena

Are your facilities’ walls cracking, deteriorating, or simply looking old? Interior walls can be subjected to just as much deterioration as exterior walls. Keeping your structure maintained and up to date allows it to last substantially longer – and look much better! TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) has over 35 years of experience with restoring interior…

Tank Inspection by TMI Coatings, Inc.

Corrosion may set in slowly, but it requires knowledge and maintenance to keep a structure standing, which is why a tank inspection is necessary. A historic, 100-year-old water tower in Elk River, Minnesota is a perfect example of this. This century old water tower built up a considerable amount of corrosion in its four legs…

Pensacola Naval Air Station Water Tower Restoration

Full containment is up on TMI Coatings, Inc.’s (TMI) first water tower at Pensacola Naval Air Station (NAS). TMI was contracted to do weld repairs and fully abrasive blast the interior and exterior of two (2) checker boarded elevated water towers. The exteriors will be repainted with the same aviation checkerboard pattern as currently shown.…

Toro-Spherical Water Storage Tank

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) specializes in the rehabilitation and repainting of elevated water storage tanks throughout the United States. With construction of elevated tanks being built to a wide variety of styles and sizes, the one recurring challenge is rigging to allow full access to all tank surfaces.  TMI utilizes specially designed rigging and platforms…

Methane Gas Spherical Tank Recoating

The Sanitary District of Gary, Indiana, hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to coat the interior and exterior of a 50’ ASME methane gas pressure vessel. Before accessing the sphere’s interior, the tank was purged of its methane gas. The interior’s coating included a two-component high-solids epoxy novolac amine designed for use in immersion services of…

Water Reservoir Rehabilitation Project

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) recently completed a project rehabilitating two (2) water reservoir tanks for Muscatine Power & Water in Muscatine, Iowa. The project included cleaning and recoating the exterior and interior of two (2) 1.5 million-gallon round concrete water reservoir tanks, installing elastomeric liners on floor joints, repairing cracks, and recoating the domes. The…

White Sands National Monument Tower Rehabilitation

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) completed metal repair work and repainting of a drinking water tank at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.  The work consisted of wet abrasive blasting and repainting the exterior of a 100,000-gallon elevated legged tank.  The exterior of the tank contained traces of lead in the old paint, TMI followed…

Eau Galle Reservoir Pipe Rehab

Despite the recent polar vortex in the Midwest with subzero wind chills, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) continues its’ work refurbishing the Eau Galle Dam outlet and morning glory structure near Spring Valley, Wisconsin. The work involves paint removal and repainting the interior of a 9ft diameter 300ft steel horseshoe-shaped conduit and the steel structure of…

TMI wins SSPC William S Johnson award!

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) recent project for the City of Lincoln, Nebraska has been selected by the Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC) to receive the William S Johnson Award 2018-2019! The William S Johnson Award is awarded to a project that displays outstanding achievement demonstrating aesthetic merit in industrial or commercial coatings work. TMI re-coated…

Tnemec Stranlok for Jails and Prisons

Correctional facilities are not immune to deterioration and corrosion. Countless inmates, officers, and visitors put pressure on these structures over the years. For this specific prison, their showers were heavily corroded due to the constant weathering down of the floors and walls from water. The floors and walls developed considerable cracks and irregularities. The drains…

Sandblast and Coating Fans

A Montana power plant contracted with TMI Coating to sandblast and coat several ID fans.  TMI sandblasted removing old thick film tank lining and preparing metal to a Near White Metal Blast.  TMI then applied Dudick Primer 27 and vinyl ester flake filled top coat Protecto-Coat 800AR to restore the structure and protect from further…

Logo Installation

TMI Coatings installing logo on elevated water tank in Bartonville, IL. TMI has a .90 EMR. Nice job TMI Team working safely!  

Restoring Fiberglass Domes

Weathering and ultraviolet rays can cause fiberglass to deteriorate over time.  TMI Coatings’ crews high pressure washed to clean the domes’ structure prior to repairing voids and holes with fiberglass patch. A final gel coat was applied to all surfaces to improve longevity of the domes.  TMI Coatings’ EMR is .90. We use our own field…

Salt Storage Dome

A Fortune 1000 company requested TMI Coatings to insulate and install protective coating on their salt storage dome. TMI prepared the surfaces by pressure washing, then applied sprayed-in-place foam insulation at an average of 2” thick. Also, a top coat of an elastomeric waterproof coating was applied. This coating expands and contracts, therefore will not…

Fort Worth, TX Tank Painting

TMI Coatings installed a high-solids tank lining at a large oil and gas terminal in Fort Worth, TX.  Prior to work beginning, TMI completed a safety plan which included providing our own confined space rescue team.  The interior of the tank was sandblasted, stripe coated and two coats of coating were applied to the full…

TMI Painted Steel Structure of Aircraft Hangars

TMI Coatings was contracted by the Air National Guard to abrasive blast and paint the exterior steel structure of aircraft hangars at their facility.  The existing paint was lead based paint requiring strict worker protections and environmental controls.  Additionally, the continuous occupation and use of the surrounding hangar and office areas were maintained throughout the…

Temporary Suspended Platform Used to Paint Bridge

TMI Coatings’ employees completed installation of a temporary suspended platform for access to sandblast and paint the underside of a bridge.  When the set-up was complete, the sides were enclosed with tarps to ensure all dust was contained and the lead based paint could be safely removed from the site without polluting the water below.…

Bridge in Colorado Painted by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings is refurbishing and painting all steel members of the Westminster Bridge in Denver, Colorado over US-36 including implementing traffic control, pedestrian control, concrete restoration and traffic deck coating.  

TMI Coatings Submitted For SSPC Structure Award

TMI Coatings refurbished the City of Richfield, Minnesota water tower.  SEH and TMI Coatings submitted this project for the SSPC 2016/2017 Structure Award.  The water tower refurbishing project was complex as it was necessary to maintain the City telecommunication operations.  The project was further impacted by the proximity to Penn Avenue, a major thoroughfare.  Finally,…

Large Ground Storage Tank

TMI Coatings refurbishing a large ground storage tank.  

Lead Paint Removal In The Winter

How can a company plan an outdoor painting project for a shutdown in the middle of the winter?  TMI Coatings’ personnel worked with multiple coating manufacturers in choosing a suitable coating for steel and concrete substrates that can cure down to 0°F.  The project in question was an unheated building around a large conveyor structure. …

Scaffold Erection for Sandblasting on Military Hangar

TMI Coatings Inc. (TMI) has begun scaffold erection for sandblasting and removing lead paint from a military airplane hangar.  The structure is over 120′ long and 75′ high.  Prior to sandblasting, TMI will surround the entire structure with scaffolding, including poly wrapping, to contain the debris as well as to safely work from, while adhering…

Maintenance Shop Flooring in City Bus Terminal

TMI Coatings flooring crew apply sealer/dustproofer and epoxy flooring to multiple rooms in a city bus terminal after TMI painting crew completes wall painting.  Aggregate is used to reduce slipping to protect employees safety.  Epoxy line striping is added to the floors.  TMI applies approximately 65,000 square feet of maintenance shop flooring.  The crews work…

Corrosion Under Insulation

TMI Coatings removed existing sprayed in place foam insulation, sandblasted, and painted three (3) 170’ diameter ground storage tanks.  During removal of the old insulation and lead-based paint, an aging wood framed base on the concrete foundation was discovered.  To extend the life of the wood and the concrete and protect the integrity of the…

City Bus Terminal

TMI Coatings coated approximately 80,000 square feet of walls in multiple drive through, storage and maintenance rooms in a city bus terminal.  Two colors were chosen to help hide future grime from tires and exhaust on the lower portion of the walls while keeping the upper areas white to brighten the area.  TMI crews have…

Elevated Tank in Crane, IN

TMI Coatings’ crews completed spot lead abatement and overcoating of a 100,000 gallon lattice legged elevated tank.  The crew was on a military installation requiring employees to complete RAPIDGate background checks for access to the base.   TMI was asked to complete this tank after completing a previous elevated water tank on the same facility last…

Painting Fuel Oil Tanks in LA

TMI Coatings was selected to prepare the surface and coat the exterior of (14) horizontal storage tanks including ancillary piping, valves, pumps, fuel skid equipment, etc. The tanks sizes were from 12,000 to 30,000 gallon capacity. The scope of work consisted of SSPC-SP2 hand tool cleaning, SSPC-SP3 power tool clean, SSPC-SP12/NACE 5 surface preparation by…

TMI Performs Tube Sheet and Water Box Coating

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was awarded a contract with Colorado Springs Utilities to perform repairs, surface preparation, and coating application to two large condensers at the Martin Drake Power Plant located in Colorado. The tube sheet ends were heavily corroded due to the chemicals used in treating the water. Before surface preparation and coating application,…

Royce Construction Services Endorses TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) repainted the exterior of a water tower for a VA Medical Center in West Virginia and received an endorsement and recommendation for our work. Royce Construction Services endorses TMI.

TMI Coatings Wins The “William Johnson Award”.

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) wins the “William Johnson Award” for outstanding achievement in demonstrating aesthetic merit for an industrial coating project. The repainting of the historic water tower in the City of Ft. Atkinson, WI, was selected as the project complements the environment while enhancing the structure itself. TMI received the award at the Society…

TMI Coatings Dismantles and Demolishes a 1,500,000 Gallon Steel Tank

The City of Cedar Park, Texas awarded TMI Coatings a contract to dismantle and demolish their standpipe that contained lead paint. TMI removed lead containing paint prior to dismantling the tank.  Paint removal was performed with a vacuum shrouded power tool.  After removal of the lead paint, the tank was cut, dismantled and disposed of. …

TMI Coatings re-certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise

TMI Coatings, Inc., received national re-certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBDC is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification…

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