P.O. Box 792 Littleton, MA 01460978.419.2800

About Bates Industrial Coatings

Centrally located in Littleton Massachusetts, Bates Industrial Coating's has successfully provided custom formulations, color tinting and color matching, as well as our standard lines of industrial paints and coatings for over 50 Years. We lead the pack in just-in-time paint delivery and match even the toughest colors to perfection. Our mission is to provide every coating customer with high-performance, consistent formulations and perfection on color match. To that end, the Bates team is comprised of tinting and color match experts with a vast amount of knowledge, training and expertise. In addition, we are the first to employ the latest in spectrophotometer color match technology for our AcromaPro coatings.

Custom Paint and Coating Formulations

What does it take to get the right custom paint formulation?.. One call to Bates Finishing Supply!

Our paint formulation experts use the latest in measurement and photo analysis to create the correct custom paint formulation for even the toughest coating criteria.

Unlike some conventional thought, just mixing the correct color doesn't mean your final product will stand up to the test of time and use. At Bates Industrial Coatings, we blend and create formulations to meet required coating density, thinkness, film build, sag, surface tension, sheen, closs, weather resistance and so much more.

Custom Coating Color Match

With over 50 years of finishing expertise, the color match experts at Bates Finishing can develop a perfect match for your wood finishing, metal finishing or custom finishing application.

Becoming an expert at color match doesn't come easily or quickly. At Bates, we have the unique knowledge and expertise of both designing, recommending, training and implementing finishing systems, as well as formulating industrial, UV, stains, Lacquers and other performance coatings. We believe our abilities are unmatched and our value proposition provides customers with both the coatings they need and the application tools and knowledge to maintain an effective finishing program.

Delivery to the New England States

For nearly 50 years, Bates has provided exceptional delivery to our customers in MA, ME, NH, VT, RI, CT and Eastern NY

We ship to our New England customers every day. Bates Finishing Supply has owned and operated our own fleet of delivery vehicles for nearly 50 years. Our customers realize significant savings on freight cost and shorter delivery schedules due to our consistent delivery routes and extensive product inventory. Get FAST delivery on paint, stains, waterbornes, equipment and supplies today!

The Latest in Color Match Technology

Spectrophotometer Paint Color Match

Bates Finishing Supply employs state of the Art" Reference Spectrophotometers for highest levels in accuracy and reliability in a color identification, selection and management. Our color match technology virtually eliminates any variance due to human error, providing maximum performance in precise color control.

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P.O. Box 792 Littleton, MA 01460

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