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Carboline Expands Canadian Presence



ST. LOUIS – (August 24, 2021) – Carboline, a manufacturer of industrial coatings, today announced that it will expand its Canadian presence in the coatings, linings, and fireproofing industries and increase its focus on the renewable energy sector through a five-year strategic growth plan.

Based in St. Louis, Mo., Carboline first entered the Canadian market in the 1950s and currently has seven locations throughout the country. As part of its growth plan, the company intends to open nine new locations across Canada, two of which will be new customer training centers. The company plans to create 35 new positions, including roles in sales, customer service, engineering sales, business development, and technical service through a vigorous recruiting campaign focused on increasing industry knowledge and diversity. Carboline aims to open most of the new facilities and fill many of the new positions over the next two years.

Carboline will also embark on enhancing its supply chain and distribution processes, creating a more effective and streamlined experience for its Canadian market while ensuring customers have access to the best products available so their projects can stay on track.

“Through our strategic growth plan, we will expand our geographic reach, add new markets, expand our expertise and enhance our supply chain and distribution processes, all while strengthening our commitment to the renewable energy market,” said Russ Nakoneshny, Director - Canada, Carboline Company. “Ultimately, our main goal is to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers, and I believe this plan will allow us to achieve that.”

About Carboline

Carboline is a St. Louis-based coatings manufacturer with a global reach. The company, founded in 1947, produces high-quality performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing products in more than 20 manufacturing facilities around the world. Carboline's cutting-edge research and development center is a reflection of their commitment to remaining at the forefront of the protective coatings industry. For more information visit

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