Innovative Solutions in Industrial Coatings

Company Profile

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Quality Industrial Coatings Since 1890

G.J. Nikolas began his company with a simple vision: to manufacture the finest lacquers and coatings in the world. For more than a century, that vision has guided five generations of the Nikolas family. Today, building on our heritage, we still manufacture the finest coatings available anywhere. Recently, working under the constraints of stringent VOC regulations, G. J. Nikolas & Co., Inc. developed Eco-Borne™, an innovative EPA compliant series of coatings for brass and other non-ferrous metals. This is just one of many of our newest formulations.

Throughout our history, G. J. Nikolas & Co., Inc. has stayed true to the business concepts instilled in us by our founder: 

  • Offer personalized service from start to finish

  • Maintain the highest quality standards

  • Market products tailored to the needs of the customer and the marketplace

Whether in the past, present or future, G. J. Nikolas & Co., Inc. remains dedicated to excellence in coatings and coatings technologies.

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Whether you’re coating metal, wood, plastic or glass, G.J.Nikolas & Co., Inc. offers the finest coatings available.

Our reputation for quality, integrity and a sincere commitment to meeting the needs of our customers has led to growth in a variety of industries.

As customers have gotten to know us, word has spread about the many value added advantages of doing business with G.J.Nikolas & Co., Inc. …one of the most important being that we use only the finest quality raw materials to produce our coatings. The companies in the industries we have served longest also appreciate and value our contribution to their success through the following advantages:


  • 100+ Years of Experience

  • Custom Products

  • Consistent Quality

  • Durable Finish

  • Easy Application

  • The Best Raw Materials

  • Outstanding Customer Service