TCI Powder Coatings Opens Product Development Laboratory


TCI product development lab.
TCI product development lab.

TCI Powder Coatings, a subsidiary of RPM International Inc., has opened its product development laboratory in Americus, Ga. The lab’s primary functions include developing innovative products, improving current technologies, and producing rapid color matches, the company stated. Other lab features reportedly include analytical work, corrosion testing, environmental research and testing, manufacturing, and customer support.

The company stated that its state-of-the-art color matching equipment and software combined with an upgraded database of improved pigments provide unparalleled color matching capabilities and quick turn-around times. Additionally, a styling room is available for critical color matching/styling work, and spaces designed for customer collaboration and employee training were included in the design. Those working in the lab include product formulators and chemists, segment technology leaders, color matching specialists, and analytical chemists.