Painting the Eads Bridge with Thomas Industrial Coatings

A well-respected painting contractor

Thomas Industrial Coatings is one of the largest industrial painting contractors in the United States. They are consistently listed as a top specialty contractor by the Engineering News-Record. They offer a wide range of service aimed at protecting assets from corrosion and restoring those that have been affected.

The job

Thomas Industrial Coatings won a major contract to repaint a major St. Louis historical landmark. Due to the project’s high visibility, and the fact that there were other major partners on the job, Metro and St. Louis Bridge Company, there was a need for complete transparency in all documentation and record-keeping procedures.

Why TruQC?

  • We were able to streamline the Thomas Industrial Coatings workflow, slashing the amount of time staff spent on routing reporting and the approval process.
  • We made 100 percent transparency with the other partners on the job a reality, leading to a noticeable improvement in communication with the general contractor and other subcontractors.
  • Our software delivered a 390 percent return on investment. From the time saved on administrative and accounting tasks, to office supplies and equipment, Thomas Industrial Coatings’ investment in our software went a long way.