Tnemec Company, Inc. Acquires Trusted Coatings and Linings Manufacturer

ProPolymer Coatings Become Part of the Tnemec Line

ProPolymer Coatings by Tnemec Company, Inc.

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 25, 2019) – Tnemec Company, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of industrial and architectural protective coatings, announced it has acquired St. Louis-based coatings company, ProPolymer Coatings. ProPolymer Coatings provides tank linings, exterior coatings and containment products for various plants, from food and chemical processing plants to power generation facilities.

“Tnemec and the ProPolymer team are both excited about this endeavor,” explained Chase Bean, President, Tnemec. “We believe in the quality of ProPolymer Coatings and we look forward to offering their innovative technology to new and current customers.” 

ProPolymer coatings are formulated to withstand chemical attack on steel and concrete substrates, especially in industry-specific types of plants around the U.S. Their offerings include high-performance vinyl ester linings, secondary containment products for industrial processing; polymer concrete materials, manufactured for thermal shock and chemical resistance; and high-build, surface-tolerant epoxy coatings. 

“These products will certainly help strengthen Tnemec’s existing line of protective coatings and linings,” stated Bean. “We look forward to servicing the ProPolymer customer network and cultivating new long-term relationships. We feel like our knowledgeable, reliable technical and customer service teams will add even more value to the ProPolymer experience.” 

The products will be manufactured and packaged at Tnemec’s main manufacturing facilities located in North Kansas City, Missouri, and offered through Tnemec independent sales representatives throughout North America and abroad. 

“We offer long-lasting, unique solutions to protect processing facilities,” added Bean. “From decorative flooring systems to insulating coatings for condensation control and thermal protection, and now ProPolymer products, every coating in Tnemec’s lineup is designed to help our customers feel confident in their coatings choice.” 

For more information about Tnemec's new ProPolymer products, contact your local Tnemec representative or visit

ABOUT TNEMEC (pronounced/tuh-knee-mick) 

Established in 1921, Tnemec Company, Inc., manufactures more than 120 architectural and industrial coating products at facilities in Kansas City, Baltimore, Dallas, and Shanghai, China. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Tnemec also operates distribution facilities in Atlanta, Dallas, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Seattle and Compton, Calif. In addition to the company’s American network of technical representatives, Tnemec has technical representatives in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and China. For more information about Tnemec, or any of its products, call +1-816-483-3400; write to 6800 Corporate Drive, Kansas City, Mo., 64120-1372; or visit  

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