Cedar Falls, Iowa
Offering Iowa & Surrounding Areas Electrocoating & Liquid Paint Services
PPG Coatings Services’ Cedar Falls, Iowa plant was established in 1995 to serve agricultural markets in Iowa and Illinois. Located in the northeast quadrant of Iowa, in the Cedar Valley metro area, the plant features easy access from U.S. interstates 380, 80 and 35.
The Cedar Falls facility contains 96,000 square-feet of production space and 18 shipping and receiving docks. An industry trailblazer for high-quality coating of parts as large as 2,500 pounds, the plant loads and ships enough product to fill 130 to 150 semi-trucks every day while maintaining an average turnaround time of 24 hours. Conveniently located near major highways, the Cedar Falls plant offers direct shipments to OEMs worldwide, enabling logistical cost-savings and just-in-time (JIT) management.
One green epoxy, monorail electrocoat (e-coat) system accommodating parts 60" x 60" x 13.5'
Two monorail liquid paint systems provide a wide range of colors and paint chemistries with a part window of 60" x 60" x 13.5'
PPG Coatings Services is committed to providing services that enhance the product offering to our customers. Among the many value-added services offered at this facility are:
- Direct Shipments JIT to final point of assembly
- EDI / ASN Interface Capabilities
- MITS2 Inventory Tracking System
The Cedar Falls facility utilizes “heavy-metal-free” cathodic, epoxy electrocoat material with low VOCs and HAPS. A state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system assures compliance with all environmental regulations.
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 over 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. The facility also offers full EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) capabilities.