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Food Processing

Specialty Coating Services for the Food Industry

For over 35 years, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) has successfully helped the food and beverage industry with problems such as corrosion prevention, safe food storage, and consistent peeling paint issues on structural steel, walls, ceilings, and tanks. Furthermore, TMI mitigates germs, viruses, bacterial growth, and safety hazards on all concrete or metal substrates.

TMI employs its own highly trained field crews; our services include wall and ceiling coatings, restoration to spalling concrete or block, installing food-grade approved tank linings, floor topping installation, structural steel coatings, waterproof coatings, spray foam insulation, welding repairs, and more.

TMI has completed work for Kerry Ingredients, Hormel, Tyson Foods, Cargill, ADM, and JBS USA, among many others. Our reputation is built on safety, quality, and timely completion of projects.

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Rehabilitation of Dryer 1 Ceiling for Anderson Custom Processing

Client Information: Client Name: Anderson Custom Processing, Inc. Address: 220 Serv-Us Street, Belleville, WI 53508 Primary Contact: Kenny Eggestein Alternate Contact: Kyle Jacobs Description of Work: Anderson Custom Processing, Inc. contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to undertake a comprehensive rehabilitation project for Dryer 1 Ceiling. The scope of work included demolition, repairs, and coating to…

Silo Coating Removal in Texas

Food safety is a priority for all food manufacturers. A PepsiCo company called TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to assist with the peeling and flaking paint issues in their corn meal silos because the linings had failed. TMI was to complete paint removal so they could get back up and running with as little downtime as…

TMI Coatings Flooring Solutions

  With over 35 years of experience and a commitment to doing work safely, on time, and in a quality manner, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) has become synonymous with reliability and customer satisfaction. That’s why we are excited to share our recent project in WI where we successfully revitalized the floors in a food processing…

Floor Resurfacing Project for Snack Food Company

A protein snack food manufacturer recently hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore and recoat the floors in several areas at their distribution center in Iowa. The old coating was worn and slick, becoming a safety hazard. Procedure The owner relocated all movable equipment, degreased, washed, and thoroughly rinsed the floors, and allowed them to…

Floor Repairs for Ready-to-Eat Facility

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) protects the food production industry with floor repairs, protective wall and ceiling coatings, and other services and has completed numerous projects for a ready-to-eat frozen food manufacturer in the Midwest. The food manufacturer had over ten separate rooms requiring restoration and floor coating. TMI was scheduled to complete this work during…

Critical Structural Steel Restoration

One of the US’s largest fruit and vegetable processors called on TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore critical structural steel in one of its facilities. The structural steel was vital as it supported a mezzanine area with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of essential equipment. With help from the owner, TMI devised a plan…

Corn Meal Tank Relining Project

Food safety is a priority for food manufacturers. A PepsiCo company called TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to assist one of the largest food manufacturers in the world because they were having problems with their corn meal tanks. The existing lining failed due to poor surface preparation by another contractor before installing the original tank lining.…

Lead Encapsulation for a Malting Company

Lead is detrimental to our health if exposed for long periods or if ingested. TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) is an SSPC QP2 certified contractor, which allows us to safely remove and properly manage hazardous coating material in the field. The representative from the malting company requested that TMI encapsulate the lead paint on their bolted…

Mechanical Room Piping Painted for Cheese Manufacturer

A prominent cheese manufacturer contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to paint several hundred linear feet of piping in their mechanical room. The room was congested and had piping everywhere. With help from the cheese manufacturer owner, TMI identified the different piping with six various colors for easy identification for the owner. Procedure: The owner and…

Lining a Fructose Tank for Food Safety in Texas

Food safety is a high priority for food companies; Best Maid hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to line the interior of their fructose tank. Over time, the existing coating in the tank had started to fail, which put the fructose at risk of contamination. After receiving the order, TMI assembled a team, acquired the recommended…

Water Room Wall Rehab Project for Pepsi

Pepsi Beverage Company hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to overhaul the walls in their water room at their Burnsville, MN facility. The current coating was cracking and flaking due to the high humidity in the water room. TMI installed low-odor FIBERLIFE because it is approved by the USDA and safe to use in facilities that…

Concrete Wall Coating for Cheese Cooperative

A large cheese cooperative contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to perform concrete wall coating. It was essential to the cooperative to continue producing while TMI was working on the wall. The concrete wall had eroded from daily use of harsh chemicals, and the sealant previously had not held up as the customer thought it would.…

Production Floor Refurbishment over a Holiday Weekend

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) completed a production floor coating project over a holiday weekend for a premium food production facility in Nebraska. At the conclusion of the production floor coating project, the maintenance manager said, “the floor looks great!” Due to corrosive chemicals, the floors were severely deteriorated. With the help of the owner, we…

Meat Production Facility Ceiling Restoration Project

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted to repair, restore, and coat the ceiling of a meat production facility for one of the largest meat suppliers in the U.S. The ceiling had experienced significant deterioration to dozens of areas on the concrete ceiling. As a result of the deterioration, the structural integrity of the ceiling was…

Restoration Project Completed Over Memorial Day Weekend

A large agri-food company contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to complete a restoration project on their crane rails and a severely eroded floor in their production area. The flooring was in poor shape due to the years of hard abuse. The crane rails were in rough shape due to the grease, high moisture, and low…

IMP Panels Receive Restoration at a Meat Plant

HEB, one of the largest food chain grocer companies in the United States contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to coat their IMP panels on their ceilings and walls in a meat production facility hallway in San Antonio, Texas. The IMP panels on the walls were coated with a fiber-filled elastomeric coating that is a USDA…

FIBERLIFE at 17 Years Old by TMI Coatings

Over 17 years later, TMI Coatings wall coating material FIBERLIFE, is still not chipping, peeling, or flaking in a wash bay area for a baking company in eastern Nebraska. Are you looking for a long-term solution like FIBERLIFE that lasts 15+ years? Do you have a constant wet/humid environment? Do you have to repaint on…

Floor Restoration in a Short Period of Time

Recently, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted by a milk processing company to complete a floor restoration project in a chemical storage area, however TMI could only access the area for 48 hours. TMI devised a plan to not only complete surface preparation, but also coating to completion. The Maintenance Manager stated, “The floor restoration…

Restoring Structural Steel Beams

A food production company contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore six structural steel beams safely and effectively in one of their facilities. Prior to TMI’s arrival, the steel beams were heavily corroded due to harsh environments inside the facility. These beams were responsible for holding up the entire building – meaning failure to restore…

Wall Restoration by TMI Coatings

A food and beverage company contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to complete a wall restoration project by applying new coatings to the walls in one of their production facilities. After years of use, these walls had developed holes, and the existing coating was flaking off. Numerous paint jobs did not resolve the issue – the…

Food Processing Plant Floor Rehabilitation

Over a holiday weekend, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted by a food processing plant in Iowa to complete restoration on their floors in three separate areas with different flooring systems.  After the job was completed, the Lead Maintenance Manager of the food processing plant stated, “Everything looks great. We are extremely impressed with the…

Restoring Steel Structures to Meet USDA Guidelines

A Fortune 100 beverage company contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to coat various steel structures at one of their facilities in Texas. This project included restoring and re-coating steel beams, channels, connections, various hardware, and supporting steel of a storage tank; corrosion had set in on these components. Rust was becoming increasingly visible. TMI removed…

Meat Production Facility: Corrosion Solution

Are you experiencing excessive corrosion to your metal ceiling, walls, or structural supports? Do you think it is because of the new chemicals put in place at various facilities to combat COVID outbreak? Recently a large meat production facility hired TMI Coatings to solve that exact issue. This meat production company was experiencing exponential corrosion…

Canola Oil Tank Lining by TMI Coatings

The engineering manager said, “I thought they did great,” after the tank canola oil lining project was complete. A billion-dollar food manufacturing company contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to line a high-temperature canola oil tank by installing a protective tank lining. With over 35 years of experience, TMI are experts at installation all types of…

Floor Restoration at Food Processing Plant

This is the third project TMI Coatings has completed for this wholesale food company using the same floor restoration material. The customer is happy with TMI’s workmanship and our product offerings.  The floors of this production area were battered, damaged, and had aggregate showing.  The floors were very hard to clean, and something needed to…

Structural Beams Receive a Coating Correction

After discovering failed manufacturer’s coatings in their steel stairwell stringers and associated structural beams, a large manufacturing company asked TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to help correct coating failures. TMI was asked to apply epoxy coatings to protect the existing substrates and provide an aesthetic finish for the facility. Procedure:  Prepared surfaces by solvent wiping, abrading,…

Cooler Room Walls at Hormel Facility Receives FIBERLIFE

Hormel, the company most known for packaging SPAM, was experiencing deterioration at one of its many food processing plants – specifically in one of their cooler rooms. TMI Coatings was hired to resolve their issue of continuous peeling paint issues on their cooler room walls. Prior to our work, the walls could not withstand constantly…

Flour Mill Restoration at a 100 Year Old Facility

Over 100 years later, a flour company was in need of major restoration in its flour mill. The facility was showing major signs of aging and degradation on its floors, walls, and ceilings. Their floors displayed numerous areas of eroded concrete, and their walls/ceilings were dull and showing signs of settling with cracking and spalling…

Exterior Silo Painting by TMI Coatings

After hearing of our broad experience restoring and protecting tanks and silos, a fresh meat supplier hired TMI Coatings Inc. (TMI) to complete exterior silo painting on five tall silos. The tanks were very dirty and had faded overtime due to the harsh UV rays from the sun. Even with a project of this magnitude,…

Safeguards for Protecting Concrete Floors

“Attractive…and hardworking,” that is what a customer said after the project was completed at a cheese company. The cheese company contracted TMI Coatings Inc. (TMI) to repair damaged concrete floors and apply a protective floor coating to four rooms and a hallway. Due to the hard abuse that accompanies food processing, TMI selected a product…

Restoring Rusting Ceiling Beams at a Cheese Plant

A farmer owned co-op has been making award winning cheese products for over a century, however, they were facing deterioration of their ceiling beams over a production area.  All metal structures eventually become subjected to deterioration and this facility was no different. Their ceiling beams were rusty and unattractive; plus food safety was a concern.…

Tank Repairs on Three Fermenter Tanks

Lallemand products, a producer of yeasts and bacteria with locations in Milwaukee, WI; Wahpeton, ND; Memphis, TN; and several other locations, hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to complete tank repairs on three of their fermenter tanks. Due to its many benefits, we chose a liquid applied urethane coating that cures quickly to form a durable…

Clarifier Tank Coating by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) makes old tanks new again with a variety of tank coating systems available for both interior and exterior applications. When a large dairy cooperative in South Dakota heard that we had experience with protecting tanks from interior as well as exterior corrosion, TMI was asked to improve the life expectancy of…

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association

Providing solutions for the food manufacturing industry since 1985. Every spring, over 4,000 industry leaders gather at the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association’s Annual Cheese Expo. Although the Coronavirus interrupted this year’s expo, various national cheese makers could enter and have their cheeses judged in over 20 categories.  TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) congratulates this year’s winners!…

Leaking Issue at an Ingredient Manufacturer

A global ingredient manufacturer recently had water leaking through the walls of the big house which leaked into office and production areas below. The manufacturer contacted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to complete restoration and fix the leaking issue. Wind driven rain would leak through both concrete blocks and the juncture between the metal paneling and…

Sucrose Tank Lining by TMI Coatings

Whether it’s the consumption by humans or animals, food-grade tank lining installation follows strict guidelines. With these projects, TMI Coatings always takes extra precautions for health and safety. ADM Corn Processing, a food production plant, needed to ensure their 14’ x 50’ high tank was suitable for storing sucrose. Without the proper lining, their sucrose…

Tank Lining for Dog Food Manufacturer

Food-grade tank lining follows strict guidelines, per FDA and USDA, whether it’s for consumption by humans or animals. With these projects, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) always takes extra precautions for health and safety. TMI was recently hired by a dog food company to complete tank lining on the interior of their dog food tanks. The…

Easy-to-Clean Epoxy Coating System

Great Lake Cheese, a food manufacturer, had existing coatings fail due to moisture accumulation on their ceiling beams resulting in severe corrosion. The company asked TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore their deteriorating ceiling beams and install a rust-inhibitive epoxy coating system that would prevent similar issues in the future. Procedure: Removed all plaster and…

Food Processing Plant Receives New Epoxy Coating

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted by Zummo Meat, a food processing plant located in Texas. In one of their facilities, the company was experiencing flaking paint, damaged bricks, and missing mortar that needed to be replaced. TMI had a solution, restore the brick and mortar, plus install a new epoxy coating system. Upon completion,…

Food Manufacturing Facility Receives Floor Coating

One of the largest food manufacturing facilities that produces pizza products for convenience stores hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to protect 20,000 square feet of concrete floor in a new addition to their manufacturing facility. It was essential that the coatings adhere to strict guidelines in food/beverage industry as well as protect their staff from…

Flour Silo Lining at Large Tortilla Production Facility

A flour silo lining project was completed by TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) at a large tortilla production facility in Fayetteville, AR. TMI has extensive experience with silo lining projects, completing them safely and on time. Procedure: TMI sandblasted all surfaces inside of the two silos  to SSPC-SP10 Near White Metal Blast as needed for new…

Exterior Silo Restoration for a Whey and Milk Manufacturer

Similar Goals, Different Firms work together to complete a silo restoration project. Milk Specialties, a protein manufacturer in Norfolk, Nebraska, is dedicated to ensuring their customers receive consistent, quality products. They focus on creating ingredients to fully optimize the health and nutrition of animals and people. Through independent third-party audits, they can be sure these…

New Floor Topping for Meat Cutting and Packaging Facility

Floor Topping Installation for a Meat Cutting and Packaging Facility TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) protects concrete floors in the meat processing industry from the destructive results of freeze and thaw cycles, wet areas, and chemicals. We use systems that meet USDA, FDA, and CFIA standards while guarding against corrosion, impact, and thermal shock. A bison…

Dairy Floor Restoration and Floor Topping

A dairy processing plant in central Minnesota hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to prepare and restore the eroded flooring throughout several areas to ensure safe and slip-resistant surfaces with a new floor topping. TMI was able to complete this project in a timely manner and safely, which is important to a safety-conscientious company. Procedure: The…

TMI Coatings Project of the Year 2018 announced!

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) Project of the Year 2018 was awarded to American Crystal Sugar in Moorhead! TMI completed a large-scale project on the 8-pack of silos at American Crystal Sugar. Each silo is 45’ in diameter by 108’ high. Over the last couple of years, TMI has completed protective coatings on the silo exteriors,…

Corrosion Protection on Structural Steel by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) received a contract to sandblast and coat structural steel supports at a salt ingredient supplier. Salty environments can cause steel to corrode more quickly if not protected properly. TMI crews applied a robust three-coat protective coating system to the steel and prepared the surface in additional ways. First, TMI power washed…

Freezer Floor Repair at Food Manufacturing Plant

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was hired to repair a freezer floor at a food manufacturer in Tulsa, OK. The customer said that the job went smoothly and that TMI was very professional. He appreciated how the TMI crew operated-—TMI was conscious of the workers in the plant and did a great job ventilating the area.…

FIBERLIFE Installation at Rendering Facility

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) has completed numerous FIBERLIFE projects at rendering facilities. Because rendering plants process dead animal carcasses, their environment is gross. One such project was in the cook rooms of a rendering facility in Wisconsin. TMI prepared and coated the walls up to 7’ high with FIBERLIFE because it is a highly durable,…

Cyclone/Floor Juncture Repair at Kerry Ingredients

Kerry Ingredients in Rochester, MN expanded their production and requested TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to seal the cyclone/floor juncture to reduce the risk of water seeping into the rooms below. When the general contractor installed the cyclones, there was a noticeable gap at the concrete floor/cyclone juncture. TMI was up to the task to eliminate…

Molasses Pipe Bridge Coating

A molasses pipe bridge was experiencing excessive corrosion; TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) received a contract to prepare the surface, prime, and topcoat the pipe bridge at a yeast facility in Tennessee. The structural steel components over the years had corrosion present due to the harsh environments of proximity to the Mississippi River. With the help…

Concrete Floor Protection at Food Plant

Reduce Downtime While Increasing Cement Flooring Protection From commercial kitchens to food plants, TMI Coatings has many methods for concrete floor protection, from the wear and tear of freeze and thaw cycles, wet processing areas and chemicals. We use systems that meet USDA, FDA and CFIA standards while guarding against corrosion, impact and thermal shock.…

FIBERLIFE for Multimillion-Dollar Expansion

Protecting a Multimillion-dollar Investment with FIBERLIFE TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) works with general contractor on a new construction project. A fourth-generation cheesemaker in Monroe, Wisconsin, added a multimillion-dollar state-of-the-art “make room” and additional coolers to its facility. Commercial contractor Kraemer Brothers hired us to install FIBERLIFE, a food-grade approved, fiberglass-reinforced, protective coating to four separate…

Trench Restoration with FIBERLIFE by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was contracted by a microbrewery to coat their production floor and complete trench restoration over the severely eroded areas. The production area’s floor was also heavily damaged from years of abuse. The concrete was showing serious signs of deterioration, and its appearance was becoming quite unappealing. The existing coatings were cracked…

Kraft Heinz – FIBERLIFE Ceiling

Ceiling and Wall Cleanings Call for FIBERLIFE Protection especially at Kraft Heinz Constant humid and wet environments can wreak havoc with ceilings and walls. After completing a prior project for world-renown food manufacturer Kraft Heinz, TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) returned to their facility and applied FIBERLIFE to another large area. FIBERLIFE, a fiberglass-reinforced coating, is…

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 bristle brooms to clean and remove dust or debris contaminants.  All seams received a stripe…

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.  Very accommodating.” -Dustin Sutherland, Dean Foods, Decatur, IN

Industrial Floor Coatings

What floor product is right for your environment?  TMI Coatings offers a variety of floor coating systems to ensure it will last. Some of the most common coatings we provide include:  Cementitious Urethane A heavy-duty industrial floor topping that is extremely resistant to impact, heat, and thermal shock. It can be applied at ¼” –…

Containment Dikes Lined by TMI Coatings

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was hired to line three containment dikes to contain liquids in the event of a petroleum spill or tank rupture. Safety is of utmost importance to gas companies. This gas company has some of the highest standards of safety of assets. Procedure: The containment dikes were rinsed clean and dry. TMI…

Guymon, OK Warehouse Roof Coating Project

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) completed a roof coating project on a sloped warehouse roof for a large agricultural company in Guymon, OK. One half of the warehouse roof was built with metal and the other half with a composite material. Both types of construction materials were leaking, and TMI had a solution for them. Procedure:…

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 humid environments because it will not chip, peel or flake like paint. TMI’s FIBERLIFE coating…

TMI Installs Sloped Flooring at a Fortune 500 Company

A Fortune 500 Company was renovating their (5) air handler units in one of their corporate buildings due to corrosion issues. TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was hired to install a liquid applied coating system that would slope the floor of the air handler units towards the existing drains. The Fortune 500 Company needed the water…

Bin Painting at a Fortune 500 Company

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was awarded a contract to complete a bin painting project on an 11’ diameter x 62’ high seed dryer bin that was experiencing excessive corrosion.  TMI was not only contracted for the bin painting, but also the painting of handrails, kick plates surrounding the grating, vertical I-beam supports, and connecting steel.…

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. The silos were first solvent cleaned to remove contaminants and oils per SSPC-SP 1, then…

Large Industrial Interior Wall/Ceiling Cleaning and Recoating

Due to the owner’s repurposing of a large existing production area, TMI was contracted to thoroughly clean to remove many different types of contaminants, i.e., oils, exhaust residue, grease, etc., before applying protective coating material.  Concrete and metal surfaces were cleaned by dry ice blasting (CO2), solvent wiping, and corn cob blasting.  Two full coats…

Clarifier Lining Installed for Food Production Plant

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was recently contracted to install a lining in a large clarifier tank for a food production plant. This project was not only difficult due to the size of the tank, but also because it needed to be completed during a short period – a critical plant shutdown. TMI’s crews worked diligently…

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 the substrates for new coating adhesion.  A high temperature coating material was needed for application…

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 foam insulation to create a cant at the silo base to shed rainwater away from…

TMI Coated Carbon Steel Tanks In Texas

TMI Coatings recently coated 16 carbon steel tanks and 1 fiberglass tank for a large oil company in Texas.  Not only are the tanks protected from corrosion but now they are aesthetically pleasing—a clean, clear advertisement for the company. TMI applied a three-coat system to thoroughly protect the weld seams and areas of corrosion using…

Office Renovations 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, Inc. (TMI) recently showed a food production facility that epoxy floor coatings are suitable in constant wear areas and can transform a dark stained concrete floor in an office…

Elastomeric Coating for Food Production Plant

A food processing plant contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to install new coatings on the ceiling of one of their facilities. Because of the proximity to food products, peeling paint was not acceptable in the plant. TMI recommended our fiber-reinforced elastomeric ceiling coating. It is commonly used in food processing plants because it does not…

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 and broadcast in aggregate for a non-slip finish texture. This protective coating material works very…

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 grade tank lining to the carbon steel tanks.  All this work was completed utilizing temporary…

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

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) was hired to complete a silo roof waterproofing project for a large sugar company in Crookston, MN. The different areas of the silos included: six large silos, a head house, as well as the upper and lower gantries. TMI identified the issues at the sugar companies’ facility. Devised a plan, and…

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 all exposed rebar by mechanically abrading to remove rust prior to priming.  TMI’s crew then…

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 able to complete this project on short notice and during weekend hours. The site contact…

Coating Provides Watertight Seal for Silo Roof

TMI Coatings completed a silo roof waterproofing project for a large grain dealer in North Dakota. TMI removed all loose and flaking/delaminating material and prepared surfaces for new coating adhesion. TMI applied two full coats of urethane elastomer to all roof surfaces and embedded scrim cloth around penetrations to provide a watertight seal. Aggregate was…

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 water into the cheese carts where the blocks of cheese are temporarily stored before slicing.…

New Concrete Floor Coated 7 Days After Poured

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) applied a cementitious urethane floor topping for a booming salsa manufacturer that first sold its goods at farmers’ markets in the Midwest 7 days after new concrete was poured. A new production facility used for creating salsa required floors to be protected from the constantly wet acidic environment. TMI’s fieldmen applied…

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!”

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 silo. This caused the stored raw materials to curdle and coagulate, making the material unusable.…

TMI Completes Concrete Restoration and Stucco Repair

TMI Coatings completed tuckpointing, concrete restoration and stucco repair to the exterior of a meat processing facility in Humboldt, Iowa that produces sausage and Italian meat products. TMI prepared the surface by water blasting and further hand/tool cleaning.  We removed all loose, disbonding mortar to sound substrate and installed new masonry where required. Under the…

Corrosion-Protective Tank Lining

A food processing and manufacturing plant requested TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to line the interior of their dissolved air flotation (DAF) tank. The DAF tank is used in their water treatment process to break down wastewater by the removal of suspended matter such as oil and solids. The wastewater is corrosive and thus the steel…

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 of dry ice blasting is it cleans and removes contaminants while leaving adjacent surfaces undamaged.…

Waterproofing of Electrical Vaults by Epoxy Injection

One of the world’s largest food production companies contracted TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to safely restore and waterproof two underground vaults. These vaults contain valuable electrical equipment that is vital to the day-to-day operation of the food production facilities. Obviously, subjecting electronics to water is quite dangerous, however, TMI’s commitment to working with owners to…

TMI Coatings Applies Food Grade Coating at Food Plant

A large food plant requested TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to coat the ceilings, walls, beams, and piping with a food-grade coating in two separate production rooms – a Testing Lab and a Fruit Room. The existing coatings were poorly bonded. Any peeling or flaking paint could potentially come into contact with the food. TMI consulted…

CO2 Blasting in Food Manufacturing Facility

A food manufacturer recently hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to restore one of their facilities and create a safe, sanitary food preparation area with CO2 blasting. The existing coating was peeling and flaking – creating a safety hazard for the plant. TMI took a unique approach to this project. To ensure the safety of everyone…

Food Plant: Lead-Based Paint Removal by TMI Coatings

A food plant was experiencing chipping and peeling lead-based paint, which was causing a safety hazard. As a result, the food plant hired TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) to remove the lead-based paint safely. For over 35 years, TMI Coatings has safely removed or encapsulated lead-based paint. Lead is a highly toxic substance that causes serious…

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