Daventry, United Kingdom
Offering the Daventry Area Electrocoating, Powder Coating & Liquid Paint Services
In 1997, MetoKote UK Ltd.–Daventry became PPG Coatings Services’ first international location. Acquired from Pegasus Phosprime Limited, which began operations in 1972, this facility was known for having the largest trade electrocoat plant in Europe. Located in the area known as the Midlands, in the heart of the UK Industrial Belt, this facility has been optimally positioned for servicing the automotive and industrial sectors of this market for more than 40 years and its success has fostered the additional expansion of multiple international locations for PPG Coatings Services.
The Daventry facility contains 80,000 square-feet of production area. All parts from small components to large receive superior pretreatment and the latest in corrosion resistant coating. ISO/TS 16949-registered since 2006, the Daventry facility offers the highest level of quality.
One high-production, monorail electrocoating (e-coat) system able to coat parts up to 1.5m x 1.8m x 3m. The line includes spray chambers for pretreatment with a large e-coat tank containing over 75,000 liters of environmentally friendly material.
Recently updated powder coat line with new Nordson Quick Change Booth utilizing ALODINE® 5200 pre-treat, accommodating parts up to 1.8m x 0.6m x 3m
PPG Coatings Services’ Daventry facility utilizes “heavy-metal-free” cathodic, epoxy electrocoat materials with low VOCs and HAPS. A state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system enables compliance with all environmental regulations.
- ISO/TS 16949:2009 registered
- Fully supported by an A2LA Corporate Performance Test laboratory – saving you time and money on outside testing costs
- Fully equipped chemical laboratory and trained technicians – assuring the highest level of quality in our process control
- Process Monitoring and Controls (PMC) System – inline sensors monitor and control more than 200 coating process parameters, providing daily and historical statistical process control charting
- On-going team training programs
The plant is equipped with the MetoKote Inventory Tracking System ((MITS2), which provides immediate “real time” data on the status of parts being coated. In addition, Daventry offers full EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) capabilities.
Conveniently located on the A45 at Daventry, Northants, approximately 8 miles off of the M1 (Junction 16 from the South, Junction 18 from the North) and close to the M6.