History of Gillespie Coatings, Inc.

Gillespie Coatings, Inc. was incorporated on June 14, 1955 as The Gillespie Varnish company of Texas. The company moved into the existing plant facility in 1968. In 1969 the name was changed to Gillespie Coatings, Inc.

The operation emphasis of the company has been transportation, equipment and maintenance coatings. Over the years, Gillespie has dealt with a number of major customers in these fields. In addition, GCI provides coatings for many small customers.

Gillespie Coatings products include both air dry and baking enamel coatings in alkyd and modified alkyd systems. Solvent based products are available in conventional compliant and high solids compliant formulations. Air dry systems are available as alkyd, modified alkyd and urethane acrylic products. Two part systems include alkyd, modified alkyd with plyisocyanate. Customized water borne systems are available for industrial applications. In addition, GCI is a distributor for PPG Ameron Heavy Duty Maintenance Coatings that have limitless coating applications.

The goal of Gillespie Coatings, Inc. has always been to produce quality coatings at a reasonable price.