• Commercial
  • Commercial flooring
  • Commercial painting
  • Food and beverage
  • Food safety audit compliance
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Industrial flooring
  • Industrial painting
  • National accounts
  • Worker safety and environmental health

Thriving since 1982, learn about Painters USA’s people, culture, mission, and values.

As a certified female business company, Painters USA is a Tier 1 and 2 business provider that supports diversity goals.

Proud of the highly trained and committed workforce we call family.

Regional and national coverage and national account support from offices in Illinois and Texas.

Read what some of our clients have said about working with Painters USA.

The latest about our company, people, events and other announcements.

Delve into commercial / industrial cleaning, painting, coating, and flooring topics.

Causes we support through financial and material donations and volunteer time.

If you have an active project, click here to request a quote or speak with a sales representative.

Get the information you need about working for Painters USA and view current job openings in our Illinois and Texas regions.

Click here for any other questions or needs. Based on your request, we will direct you to the appropriate person at Painters USA.

Good pay and benefits with training and support at growing commercial / industrial paint and coating contractor.

Put your business skills and experience to work at the values-driven culture of Painters USA.

Safety comes first with OSHA 10/30 card-carrying equipment and services that enhance workplace safety.

Quality delivered with certified equipment in the latest equipment, products and techniques in the industry.

Dedicated to raising mental health awareness by fostering open dialogue, providing resources, and organizing events to support the well-being of our employees and community.

Refresh your building’s exterior and ensure its durability
Improve your interior with durable, low-VOC finishes tailored to your needs
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
Restore, refresh, and increase the visual appeal of the exterior of your facilities
From pipe labeling to hazard marking, ensure safety and compliance
Coating solutions engineered for enduring performance, aesthetics, and regulatory compliance
Safeguard your installations against the elements with durable coatings
Protect and revitalize your machinery
Safety-focused, compliant painting for difficult-to-access areas
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Durable coatings for forklift traffic, slip resistance, chemical resistance, and more
Reliable sealing and caulking for commercial and industrial environments
Transform floors into sleek, resilient surfaces with our concrete polishing.
Durable repair, patching, and resurfacing for industrial and commercial spaces.
Ensure safety and compliance with secure footing for workers and customers
Certified ESD flooring for durability, safety, and compliance
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Durability and thermal shock resistance for industrial environments.
Industrial Cleaning

Comprehensive industrial cleaning services. We’re committed to delivering thorough and efficient cleaning solutions that enhance safety, maintain equipment longevity, and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
From advanced robotics to heavy-duty machines, ensure optimal performance and longevity
Mitigate risk and prevent catastrophic outcomes with professional dust cleaning
Versatile cleaning and surface preparation for industrial needs.
Designed for delicate finishes to heavy-duty industrial cleaning
Eradicate dirt, grime, mold, and other contaminants from your facilities
An innovative, environmentally friendly, and efficient alternative to traditional blasting
Efficiently clean with no water, chemicals, or secondary waste
Painters USA in the news

Food and workplace safety in cold facilities

Floors and walkways are part of the problem of workplace injuries that cause employees to lose time from work at cold food processing and storage facilities. For refrigerated and frozen food companies, slips, trips and falls were more prevalent than injuries caused by overexertion, repetitive motion, or equipment. (According to the most current data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Painters USA VP Paul Cook offers advice for facility managers of cold food processing and storage facilities in his article written for Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, the publication dedicated to the chilled and frozen foods channel. Painters USA has been coating, repairing, and installing commercial and industrial flooring systems for a wide range of industries and clients since 1982.

Following is a summary of Paul’s key points in his article, Flooring is Foundational for Cold Chain Profits — Step-by-step strategies to maximize your investment in a new cold facility floor.

Refrigerated and Frozen Food | Chilled & Frozen Food Channel

Unique flooring conditions of cold facilities

All commercial and industrial floors are subject to the regular wear and tear of equipment, foot traffic, production schedules, and other factors. When you add extreme operating temperatures and temperature swings, whether cold or hot, you add one more destructive force that weakens and wears them out.

Fight these destructive forces with the right mix of flooring specifications, products, timing and temperature. According to Paul,

With the right preparation and installation, flooring surfaces like cementitious urethane can withstand temperature swings from -330 F to 240 F.

Experienced industrial flooring providers have the knowledge and capabilities to select the right coatings and apply them properly for temperature conditions and project timelines.

Worker safety plus food safety 

Costs related to flooring stretch beyond worker health. If a floor isn’t maintained safely, it could affect a Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification or even lead to a product recall. Think how cracks and voids in a floor can harbor bacteria that equipment and workers can inadvertently spread throughout a facility. Painters USA has certified coating credentials from NACE to identify and apply coatings specialized for slip resistance for workplace safety, sanitation issues like mold and bacteria for food safety, and epoxy cove bases for easier cleaning and maintenance.

Don't trust your cold facility flooring to any contractor - trust the experts at Painters USA

Patching and repairing vs. resurfacing

A total resurfacing or replacement of commercial / industrial floors is costly and time-consuming. Yet Paul stresses the importance of facility managers and flooring contractors working together to plan out any repairing or patching project. He advises facility managers to look for flooring contractors that:

Repair quality is quite important, as stopgap measures can lead to a cycle of cracking and other failures that lead to more repairs.

Develop expert flooring specifications

According to Paul, facility managers often leave the specifications to the commercial flooring contractor. He advises that they go to an unbiased expert instead:

The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), for example, recommends that cold foods manufacturers have floors tested regularly by a walkway auditor, preferably a NFSI WACH graduate

Choosing the right flooring specification might cost more, but it could safely speed up the project and keep production lines running sooner, while enhancing endurance and extending performance.

Look for a cold facility track record

A flooring contractor’s past experience and client satisfaction are important indicators, especially for cold facilities. As Paul says,

If a vendor doesn’t have references in the cold foods industry, then all else, including the vendor’s quote, is merely hoping that their work from other industries translates to yours.

He encourages cold facility managers to ask any contender how many cold food projects they have accomplished and delivered on time. 

Understand pricing variables

A number of factors contribute to the pricing of any flooring project. One way facility managers can reduce costs is through advanced planning and preparation. For example, labor costs can be trimmed if facility staff move equipment and products and clean floors, work that must be done no matter how the flooring work gets done.

Paul also recommends that procurement officers understand all the financial considerations, like the costs of lost downtime, falls and injuries due to poor slip resistance, shutdowns or violations if floors don’t pass inspections or audits.

Finally, Paul reminds cold food companies and other commercial / industrial clients that total cost of ownership applies to floorings:

Sometimes, it’s easier and worth the cost to put in a superior-quality floor that could last 10 years, instead of installing what seems to be a less expensive product.

The right answers and solutions require proper design and planning. 

Learn more about Painters USA cold facility experience and capabilities or contact us to request an estimate for a current project.

About Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Read Paul’s article in its entirety at Refrigerated & Frozen Foods.

For over 20 years, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods has been the only publication dedicated to the value-added convenience chilled and frozen foods channel. The e-magazine focuses on the business issues and challenges facing the temperature-controlled food channel, including energy management, packaging solutions, and food safety.

Ready to get an estimate for your project?

Call us at 1-800-999-8715 to learn more about our capabilities, or click on the button below if you’re ready for an estimate.

English - EN
Español - ES