News & Events

Carboline Milestone: 70 Years of Coatings and Linings



St. Louis, Missouri – 2017 marks the 70th anniversary for Carboline, a global leader in coatings, linings, and fireproofing. Carboline was founded by Stanley Lopata in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1947 and has grown into a global organization.

Company President, Chris Tiernay remarked: "We have achieved this milestone through the hard work and dedication of our employees, partners and our culture of customer service that exists throughout the entire organization. We have dedicated ourselves to years of product innovation and manufacturing efficiencies to provide our customers with the highest quality products and service.”

Throughout 2017, Carboline will be taking a look at where they started, achievements, and what the plans are for the future. The events planned will include employees and customers in the celebration of this incredible milestone.

Reflecting on some of the achievements over the years, Carboline products were used on iconic projects like NASA’s Cape Canaveral Launch Station, Atlanta’s Olympic Stadium, and countless other museums, stadiums, refineries, power plants, water tanks, and marine vessels. In their 70 years, Carboline has launched more than 500 products, including brands such as Bitumastic, Carboguard, Carbozinc, Firefilm, Phenoline, Plasite, Polyclad, Pyrocrete, Pyroclad, Reactamine, Sanitile, Thermo-Lag, Thermaline, and more. Carboline has grown to over seven research facilities, 20 manufacturing facilities, and hundreds of warehouses. Despite the growth, Carboline stays focused on creating high quality innovative products that solve customers’ problems.

Carboline - 70 Years of Excellence 

About Carboline Company

Carboline Company 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

Media Contact

Jane Woodall, 314-644-1000 x 2340,