Founded in 1967, Trans-Acc, Inc. began its business by serving the transportation industry.

Its founder, Walter Weinkam, started the business after serving in the military during WWII and following a successful career at a local metal stamping and fabricating business serving the automotive industry. Trans-Acc (short for transportation accessories) has become a leading provider of metal pretreatments and coating solutions serving industries throughout the country.

Walter’s son John has been directing the growth of this family business since 1995. Under his leadership, the company has grown to serve customers of all sizes throughout the Midwestern United States. In particular, the company has grown to become a leading source for military CARC coatings.

The company offers over 50,000 combined square feet of production space incorporating multiple coating lines to meet all sizes and quantities of manufactured parts. Our ability to offer value-added services along with quick turnaround, high-quality standards at a fair price makes for a cost-effective finish. Satisfied end-use customers of Liquid Coating and Powder Coating services include companies supporting military, commercial, automotive, medical, food service and aerospace industries.

Trans-Acc continues to build on its success by maintaining a leadership role in new coating technology and application techniques.

Trans-Acc, Inc. Vision Statement

Be recognized by our Customer as their best surface finisher!

Trans-Acc, Inc. Mission Statement

We, the associates of Trans-Acc, Inc., shall provide superior service to our customers by developing mutual trust and clear communication within a safe and clean work environment. We shall strive to develop and provide new and improved customer services, and will continually improve our quality management system based upon our ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 9001 Standards to foster continuous improvement and problem prevention.

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The Powder Coating Process

Powder coating is a dry finishing process used to apply a dry coating material. The coating material is made up of finely ground particles of resin and pigment for color, along with other additives for specific functions such as gloss or hardness. The dry powder coating is delivered to a spray gun tip that is […]

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What is CARC Paint?

CARC (Chemical Agent Resistant Coating) is a paint used on military vehicles to make metal surfaces highly resistant to corrosion and penetration of chemical agents. It provides surfaces that are easily and effectively decontaminated after exposure to liquid chemical agents. There are three types of coatings in the CARC system: anepoxy polyamide primer, an aliphatic […]

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Noting advances in powder coating

Complete coverage of powder coating is always a worthwhile goal, both in terms of application and knowledge about the subject. More metal fabricators are finding themselves in a position where they are expected to take on responsibility for finishing metal parts. Either OEM customers want them to take on powder coating activities, or at the […]

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How To Better Control Powder Coating Film Thickness

Q: We struggle to avoid light coating in some areas of our parts. Our application is all manual so we have focused on working with operators to help them understand the critical areas and work harder at getting enough powder in the inside corners and tight spaces, but they still have some failures. We also […]

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