Powder Coating

Powder coat

High Performance and Kynar Powder Coatings

The powder coat industry has made steady advances in technology to reach architectural performance requirements.

Many powders are available that meet AAMA 2604 and AAMA 2605 requirements, there are also Kynar 500 based powders that have excellent performance.

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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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On-line / On demand and In-House AIA/CES Presentation

As an AIA / CES registered provider, Linetec offers Introduction to Coatings: Field Performance and the Application Process on-line, on demand or as an in-house presentation.

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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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