A Brief History
Applied Coatings, Inc. was founded in 1988 by Fleta Ellis and Jeff Ellis. Fleta came with extensive management experience in various business ventures, having good success in each. Jeff Ellis, Vice President of Operations, brought to the table the general knowledge and understanding of the applications and tendencies of the industry. Jeff began painting as an apprentice in 1973 and held multiple positions in other painting companies before Applied Coatings, Inc. was established. He brought insight to the team on how to do things as well as some ideas on how not to do things as it related to getting the job done with attention to quality, detail, safety, and timeliness. Jeff is an active member in PDCA, having held many officer positions in the Ohio-Indiana Council of the PDCA including President.
In 1996 Applied Coatings, Inc. constructed it’s present facility – a multi-tenant 16,000 sq. ft. building of which 5,000 sq. ft. is occupied by Applied Coatings, Inc. Applied Coatings, Inc. has five office personnel and 25 field employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.