longtime Tri-City painting company is moving to Richland to build a new home
base for two businesses, Paintmaster Services Inc. and Columbia Industrial
companies will share three buildings at 2670 First St. in north Richland, off
Kingsgate Way and north of Horn Rapids Golf Course.
buildings will include an office, shop and facility for sandblasting and
Services is run by two brothers and has been family-owned since 1990. The
company does commercial and residential painting projects and currently is
located on West Van Giesen Street, just east of Grosscup Boulevard, in West
Industrial Coatings is housed at the same site and offers services like epoxy,
high-performance and polyurethane coatings and also sandblasting.
corrosion protection, for protection of steel in flooring or whatever.
Commercial use is for both protection and beautification,” said Jonathan
Duarte, president of Paintmaster Services and member of Columbia Industrial
company will keep its shop in Kennewick for metal fabrication but will otherwise
move services from its rented location to three buildings on the First Street
site, which total about 14,000 square feet of space. The two companies employ
project is expected to be completed by September.
total value of the project, contracted to DGR Grant Construction of Richland,
is just over $1 million.
» Paintmaster Services: 509-588-6421; paintmasterservices.com.
» Columbia Industrial Coatings: 509-579-0444; cicoat.com.
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