Greenville, South Carolina
Offering Greenville & Surrounding Areas Class A Electrocoat Finishes
Certifications: ISO 9001:2008
PPG Coatings Services’ Greenville, South Carolina facility, established in 2013, was designed specifically to accommodate automotive and large truck exterior body panels. The plant offers electrocoat (e-coat) services and is regarded as an industry leader in the application of Class A exterior coatings on aluminum and galvanized substrates for domestic and overseas markets. The facility also offers hem-sealing and service packaging.
The Greenville facility offers Class A automotive exterior (and interior) body panel coatings via a state-of-the-art in-line and enclosed e-coat application system that minimizes contamination and handling concerns.
A (COS) operating system manages all aspects of business, providing systematic, consistent and standardized operating processes. Supported by computerized diagnostic systems, the operating system provides “real time” tracking and data for analysis, resulting in excellent finish quality that meets or exceeds North American, Asian and European OEM aesthetic standards.
The e-coat line is extended to include 11½ stages of pre-treatment to meet Class A visual standards for all aluminum, zinc-plated and steel substrates. Window size accommodates parts with overall dimensions up to 78 inches in length, 38 inches in height and 27 inches in width at a fixed-line speed.
Designed to meet the Class A visual standard, the e-coat tank is lengthened to provide uniform coating disposition, while the parts are protected with a drip-tray the length of the e-coat continue through the cure ovens. The cure oven also is lengthened to eliminate dirt and heat-sink issues inherent to the aluminum and galvanized substrates.
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:
- Hem Sealing
- Service Packaging
- Inventory Management Systems
- EDI capability
- Labeling Capability
- Direct Ship Capability
- Assembly Capability
- Off-Line Inspection Services
- Specialized Packaging
- Masking Capability
The Greenville facility utilizes “heavy-metal-free” cathodic epoxy electrocoat material with low VOCs and HAPS content and powder topcoat materials that are environmentally friendly. A state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system assures compliance with all environmental regulations.
- ISO 9001:2008 registered
- A2LA Performance Test laboratory – saving you time and money on outside testing costs
- On-site quality team monitors the performance of the various coatings and processes utilizing our operating system
- Process Monitoring and Controls System – inline sensors monitor and control coating process parameters provide daily and historical statistical process control charting
- On-going team training programs