Plant Shutdown Painting

B.E.S.T. Painting - Specialists in Plant Shutdown Painting

About Plant Shutdowns

Plant shutdowns, in the context of painting, refer to the temporary cessation of operations at a facility or industrial plant to allow for painting or maintenance activities.

Shutdown projects are highly demanding situations for plant owners & shutdown coordinators. The performance during shutdowns affects production and profitability.

Plant Shutdowns – Food-Grade coatings applied, CFIA audit requirements met and premises cleaned, all in time for corporate walk-through.

Our Commitment

To meet expectations and standards, B.E.S.T. Painting provides a level of service that aligns with client requirements. Our superior ability to deliver shutdown performance starts well before the project begins and continues until the plant is operational again.

Experienced and skilled supervisors and operators are crucial to our turnkey successes. B.E.S.T. Painting supplies trained and knowledgeable personnel who are reliable and capable of completing projects safely, efficiently, and on time. We also monitors and inspects the quality of workmanship at each step to ensure superior results.

why a plant would need to shut down for industrial painting:

1. Safety Concerns: Painting, especially in industrial settings, can involve using chemicals, sprays, and equipment that might be hazardous if the plant is in operation. A shutdown ensures the safety of both the workers and the facility.

2. Quality Assurance: Without ongoing operations, the painting process is not interrupted, leading to a better quality of finish. Dust, debris, or operational by-products can interfere with the painting process if the plant is operational.

3. Efficiency: A shutdown allows painters to work without hindrance, accessing all areas and completing the job faster.

4. Protection of Equipment and Machinery: Some machinery or equipment might need to be moved or covered to ensure they are not damaged or affected by the painting process.

5. Cost-Effectiveness: While shutting down a plant can be expensive due to lost production time, the efficiency gained in the painting process and the potential prevention of accidents or rework can make it cost-effective in the long run.

6. Comprehensive Planning: Plant shutdowns for painting are typically well-planned to minimize downtime and coordinate with other maintenance activities if needed.

7. Regulations and Standards: In some industries, there might be regulations or standards that dictate how and when painting can be done, especially if it involves areas that come in contact with food, pharmaceuticals, or other sensitive products.

8. Longevity and Maintenance: Over time, the paint can wear off, leading to potential corrosion or degradation of equipment. A shutdown allows for a thorough inspection and repainting to prolong the facility’s and its equipment’s life.

9. Environmental Concerns: Certain painting processes might release fumes or particles that shouldn’t be released into products or the environment. A shutdown ensures these processes are controlled and managed correctly.

10. Upgrades and Renovations: If the plant is undergoing upgrades or renovations, it’s often more efficient to shut down and complete all tasks, including painting, simultaneously.

The peace of mind of working with professionals...

When it comes time to make a decision of who should paint your facility, the following factors need to be taken into consideration:

  • Are the crews seasoned professionals?
  • Has the job been inspected and will it be supervised by a NACE Level 3 Coating Inspector?
  • Have you been provided an exact coating system as per the Coating Inspector’s instructions?
  • Is the work guaranteed?
  • Are they insured against damages?
  •  Is the product being used proven to be long lasting and top-of-the-line?
  • Is the company organized and in communication with you?
  • Are they coordinating with you to minimize impact on production?

Skilled professionals quickly get your industrial painting
project done right the first time and reduce your downtime!


Turn-Key Painting Solution

No matter how rusty, greasy, dirty, grimy or difficult the access might be… You just have to point to what you want painted and we will apply the exact coating system so that your investment not only looks great, but will be long lasting.

Areas we service:

  • Pickering
  • Richmond Hill
  • Scarborough
  • downtown Toronto
  • Unionville
  • Vaughan
  • Waterloo
  • Whitby
  • Windsor
  • Woodbridge
  • York and more