Blog

Recent updates about our business, events, staff members, community involvement and projects.

Sandblasting and Painting Valve Set in PA

Kicking off the New Year with a bang!  Crew working hard in January near Waynesburg, PA sandblasting and painting this valve set for a great client of ours.  This valve set was about one mile out on the ROW with limited access.  All of the equipment had...

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Sandblast internal diameter of a vessel

Using an internal diameter sandblasting tool, our crew work on sandblasting the internal diameter of this vessel. This tool gives us the ability to sandblast and coat internal diameters of pipes and vessels.  Capacity is from 2” to 60 “ in diameter and up to 30’ long....

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12 Skating Days of Christmas Sponsorship

M J Painting is proud to announce that we will be one of the "12 Days of Skating" sponsors for the City of Olean this December.  Our sponsorship will cover admission cost for everyone that skates the day of our sponsorship.   We hope our sponsorship encourages people...

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Final Inspection of Pipe Spools

Final inspection of these Pipe Spools and then off to our customer. For these we sandblasted the interior and exterior of the pipe spools to Near White Blast. Applied two coats of Carboline-Thermaline 450 Hi-Temp Coating and applied a urethane enamel to the exterior. ...

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Weld joint coating on a compressor station

Working on weld joint coating on a compressor station.  It's amazing some of the conditions that our team has to work in. This is a shot from a compressor station in Jersey Shore, PA in mid-December. Our crews built tents and used indirect heaters to create favorable...

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Coating Pipe Spools

Pictured are some pipe spools recently sandblasted and coated in our paint shop.   While it's been cold outside, our team has been hard at work in doors in our sandblast & paint shop. It didn't take them long to work thru these pipe spools.   We have the...

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Interior Painting at Stroehmann’s

When it's a bit cold outside to paint, it's nice to have an interior painting project to send a M J Painting crew to.  First of all thank you Stroehmann's for choosing M J Painting to paint the interior of your truck center. We powerwashed and degreased each wall...

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Food Pantry Flooring

Recently Joe Higgins approach Mike John about painting the floor in the Food Pantry Building. Mike got together with Sherwin Williams and put a deal together where 50% of labor and materials were donated to this project. It was a great opportunity to help out an...

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Kentucky Compressor Station Work

Our crews were working in Kentucky on an upgrade project at a compressor station and look what they found. A machine that was built in the 50's by Clark Brothers here in Olean. Our crews work included sandblasting piping, apply zinc coating and hi-temp coatings. Crews...

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Enterprising Business Award given to M J Painting

What an awesome night! We are proud and humbled to have been selected as the Enterprising Business of the year along with Good Times of Olean. Congratulations to Good Times and to Brian Snyder for his well deserved L.O.U.I.E award. Thank you to the Greater Olean Area...

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Sunny Olean Project

Olean’s revitalization continues!!! Thank you Jeff Belt, Sunny Olean Properties and the Olean Business Development Corp for choosing M J Painting to paint the Old Marra buildings located in the 100 block of West State St. They are located just west of the...

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Pipeline Coating with SPC SP-2888

We recently published an article in the ONG Marketplace on pipeline coating with SPC's SP-2888. Here's a link to the article:   http://www.ongmarketplace.com/pipeline-coating-with-sp-2888-r-g/

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Holiday Testing on weld coating

This crew is not only sandblasting and coating welds with SPC-2888 but they're also performing final inspection using one of our holiday detectors. With seasoned employees coating pipe you find very few or no holidays to repair.  Nice job crew and thank you for...

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