KYNAR 500® PVDF Resin-Based Coatings

USGBC Member

Linetec has earned a long-standing reputation as a leader in environmentally-conscious practices and finishing options.

As a USGBC member, Linetec supports green building finishing through ongoing research and environmentally-friendly business practices.

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PPG Certified Applicator

By teaming with a PPG Certified Applicator, architects and clients are given the highest level of quality customer service.

The electronically integrated Kaleidoscope Color Management Program is designed to assure that the colors, glosses and sheens applied to architectural coatings match the color specified as well as the various building components on the project.

AAMA Member

American Architectural Manufacturers Association

Linetec is a longstanding AAMA member. AAMA, a material-neutral organization, is the source of performance standards, product certification and educational programs for the fenestration professionals of window, door, skylight, curtain wall and storefront manufacturing companies.

Company History

Linetec was founded in 1983, by its parent company Apogee Enterprises Inc. Apogee's companies specialize in glass, coatings and architectural products, so establishing a finishing company focused on architectural products was a natural fit.

The increasing demand by architects for windows of different colors spawned Linetec. As hardly anyone was specializing in coating architectural products, this was a niche waiting to be filled.

Linetec started in Wausau, Wisconsin in June of 1983 with a small facility and a single paint line. Scott Platta managed Linetec with 20 employees and a 40,000 square foot building capable of applying enamel, acrylic and Kynar paint finishes.

Linetec was only the second paint line in the U.S. to paint Kynar coatings in a single pass

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