We are a leading
FORMULATOR & MANUFACTURER
We focus on high-performance custom and specialty coatings for unique niche markets.
What we do
We partner with our customers to help them solve their toughest coatings challenges. Whether it’s a simple custom color match, a new product development project, or a sophisticated full scale commercial production, Kel-Glo’s got you covered.
Is blending, dispersing, and packaging your products becoming a burden? Kel-Glo’s commercialization team efficiently and effectively manages the start-up of your contracted batch production, ensuring a smooth transition and ongoing quality control.
Kel-Glo’s proprietary formulation process combines technical expertise, industry-leading chemistry, and the finest raw materials to create unique specialty coating solutions.
Small Batch Production
Are you looking for a reliable quality product, but don’t need a commercial quantity? No problem!
Batch Scale-Up Support
Are you ready to expand into a larger batch? We’ll help you scale-up!
Troubleshooting an application?
Looking for a coating recommendation? We can help!
Need peace-of-mind knowing your coatings will reliably perform as expected? Kel-Glo uses ASTM testing standards and a variety of practical tests to ensure product quality and performance.
Precision Color Matching
Do you need a custom color?
We’ve got you covered!
OUR HUMBLE BEGINNINGS
Kel-Glo was established in 1913 under the name Kellerman Paints, and focused on boat bottom and house paints.
Under new ownership, the company changed its name to Kel-Glo Corporation.
Under new ownership Kel-Glo changed its name again to Kel-Glo Industrial Coatings. It shifted its focus to application and troubleshooting techniques, new product development, quality control and formulation.
Kel-Glo receives Article of Incorporation from the State of Florida.
The Kel-Glo team is focused on delivering quality products and services to its customers.
Kel-Glo changes its name again to Kel-Glo Specialty Coatings Corporation, and invests in infrastructure, and research and development.
Why we are different
Excellence in High-Performance Specialty Coatings isn’t just a tagline, it represents our philosophy and our commitment to custom solutions for the various niche industries we serve.
Our proprietary formulation and performance testing processes have been honed over decades, and our nimble manufacturing capabilities can support a project from small batch production through scale-up and commercialization.
Kel-Glo uses industry-leading chemistry, top quality raw materials, and decades of formulation experience in all its products.
Our complete line of products includes decorative coatings, protective coatings, and chemicals that span across a variety of niche industries and applications.
Niche markets have unique requirements, and as a specialty coatings expert, Kel-Go is the ideal partner to create custom solutions for these critical applications.
We take a customer-centric approach to all new product development projects. After gathering a comprehensive understanding of the project deliverables, Kel-Glo’s Research & Development team combines their decades of experience, with industry-leading chemistry, and superior raw materials. The new product is then subjected to a battery of performance and quality testing to ensure it meets Kel-Glo’s strict quality control standards.