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Food Processing

For over 35 years TMI Coatings, a Painting and Restoration Contractor, has successfully helped the Food Processing Industry throughout the United States with problems such as corrosion prevention, consistent peeling paint issues on structural steel, walls, ceilings, and tanks. Furthermore, TMI mitigates germs, viruses, bacterial growth, safety hazards on all types of 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, we also install food grade approved tank linings, floor topping installation, structural steel coatings, waterproof coatings, spray foam insulation, welding repairs and more.

TMI has successfully completed work for Kerry Ingredients, Hormel, Tyson Foods, Cargill, ADM, JBS USA, among many other companies for the last 35 years. TMI’s reputation is built on safety, quality and completing projects on time.

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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…

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…

Corrosion Prevention by TMI Coatings

“The coating looks good. The crew members did a great job and they were very respectful.” – Jay Kruel of Meister Cheese after the completion of the corrosion prevention project. Deterioration had set in at the base of a food processing plant’s silos after failed attempts with corrosion prevention methods. This is troublesome as corrosion…

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 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 tank linings.…

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…

Pet Food Plant Ceiling Repaired by TMI Coatings

A pet food manufacturer requested assistance with their kitchen ceilings. Years of processing pet food had done serious damage to their ceilings. TMI Coatings was asked to not only coat the 60’ by 52’ area, but to remove the existing corrosion and fully restore their kitchens, all while safely working around existing mixers and processing…

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…

TMI Coatings’ 2019 Project of the Year

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) is happy to announce the winner of the 2019 Project of the Year: New Cooperative! The project that wins this award demonstrates excellent performance from every staff member involved with no safety incidents, no warranty issues, and completed within the estimated cost.  This project was led by Dan Jacob, a TMI…

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 facilities 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…

Concrete Floor Restoration at Food Manufacturer

Concrete floor restoration is one of TMI Coatings’ (TMI) specialties. For over 35 years, TMI has restored old, broken down, deteriorated floors back into the surfaces they once were. TMI is an industrial painting and restoration contractor. Our field men are skilled at installing a variety of coatings and linings at manufacturing plants. A large…

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 CheeseExpo. Although this years expo was interrupted by the Coronavirus, national cheese makers were able to enter and have their cheeses judged in over 20 categories.  TMI Coatings congratulates this years 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…

Concrete Floor Restoration for Food Packaging Facility

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) completed a major concrete floor restoration project at a food packaging facility. TMI has completed many concrete floor restoration projects successfully time and time again for food processing, manufacturing, and chemical companies throughout the United States. A representative from TMI met with the customer to view damaged floor areas and provide…

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 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 work, which…

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 coating that would prevent similar issues in the future. Procedure: Removed all plaster and metal lath…

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 Protection for a Meat Cutting and Packaging Facility TMI Coatings 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 meat cutting and…

Dairy Floor Restoration and Floor Topping

TMI Coatings prepared and installed floor toppings in multiple rooms throughout a large dairy processing plant.  An epoxy system was installed in areas of the plant which remain dry and a cementitious urethane floor topping system was installed in a different room in the facility which encounters more traffic, constant moisture and a more rigorous…

TMI Coatings Project of the Year 2018 announced!

TMI Coatings 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’ diameter by 108’ high. Over the last couple years TMI has completed protective coatings on the silo exteriors, silo roofs, lower gantry…

TMI Coatings protects salty steel

TMI Coatings sandblasted and coated structural steel supports at a salt ingredient supplier. Salty environments can cause steel to corrode more quickly if not properly protected; so TMI crews applied a more robust three-coat protective coating system to the steel and prepared the surface in additional ways. First TMI power washed the structural steel with…

TMI Coatings fixes food manufacturer’s Freezer floor fast

TMI Coatings repaired the floors in the Freezer of 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. The project needed…

TMI Coatings protects new concrete floors in food plant

Reduce Downtime While Increasing Cement Flooring Protection From commercial kitchens to food plants, TMI Coatings protects concrete floors 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. After hearing the numerous…

Multi-million dollar expansion specifies TMI FIBERLIFE

Protecting a Multimillion-dollar Investment with FIBERLIFE TMI Coatings 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 areas. FIBERLIFE…

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…

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 attacks, corrosion, impact and thermal shock. These toppings are seamless, durable and suitable for industrial…

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 35 years. As of April 1, 2018 TMI Coatings EMR is .89. We are a safety conscious construction company.

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

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 three dikes. Per the facility engineer, Amanda Clark, it “looks really good and we may…

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 by tightening all fasteners and replacing missing screw heads. On the composite roof, TMI patched…

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…

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 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 cleaned by dry ice blasting (CO2), solvent wiping and corn cob blasting.  Two full coats…

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.  The area is a wet, humid environment so both the FIBERLIFE and cementitious urethane floor…

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 of a time – a critical plant shutdown. TMI’s…

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…

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 coating material suitable for high humidity environments.  The coating material used is a patented hybrid…

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 for extreme durability in constant wear areas but can also transform a dark stained concrete…

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…

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 all TMI workmen.  

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…

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 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 constantly wet environment. The cementitious urethane floor topping was applied within 7 days after the…

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 attachments. TMI then installed  cementitious urethane floor topping  at 1/4” thick. The cementitious flooring  has…

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 surface to remove all of the loose and flaking paint. All surfaces were then coated…

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.…

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 of 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 with the customer to…

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. 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 involved, and to…

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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