REFCOTEC’s business focus is the North American foundry market. REFCOTEC’s role in serving this market involves the custom formulation and/or application of the products used in this industry. We strive to provide our customers and clients with the best quality mold and core coatings and materials on the market. Our products are designed to meet and exceed customer expectations in quality and usability.


  • 1989 Started business in Barberton, Ohio
  • 1991 Acquired Wolverine Foundry Coatings – Detroit , Michigan
  • 1996 Acquired Technical Coatings Inc. -Reading,Pennsylvania
  • 1997 Built new plant and relocated to Orrville, Ohio
  • 1998 Acquired MA Bell Foundry Coatings – St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2004 Acquired Capital Resin Binders & Coatings – Columbus, Ohio and formed distribution and R&D agreement with Mancuso Chemicals.
  • 2006 Acquired Protech Coatings – Dallas, Texas
  • 2008 Doubled plant size in Orrville, Ohio to add production capacity.
  • 2015 Acquired J.S. McCormick powdered coatings & sand additives.