Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Award Winning Steel Protective Coatings

SAN DIEGO – March 21, 2017 – On March 17, 2017, CoatingsPro Magazine announced the winners for the inaugural Contractor Awards Program, designed to showcase and recognize the projects and crews that demonstrate excellence in the field of high-performance coatings.

The BASE Group, inc is receiving a 3rd place award in the Specialty Projects division for their work on the Pencil Smoke Stack on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver.

Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at NACE International’s CORROSION 2017 Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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• Specialty Project:

First place: “Parking Garage Restoration at Maggie Daley Park” by Western Specialty Contractors – Chicago Concrete Division
Second place: “New Britain Stadium Renovations and Finish Upgrades” by Scholar Painting
Third place: “Pencil Smoke Stack” by Base Group Inc.

Friday, February 17, 2017

How does an amusement park paint its roller coasters?

BASE Group coating the new Star Flyer amusement park ride in Denver Colorado.  Amusement park ride re-coating and re-conditioning is a part of the coating business we throughly enjoy.  This new ride was speced out with Sherwin Williams Acrolon 218 polyurethane paint.   Preparation work consisted of degreasers and hot water to remove all oil and containments before applying the Acrolon 218 in custom RAL colors so ever present on amusement park and carnival rides.

Friday, December 16, 2016

PLAY BALL!! Miller Park Steel Painting

BASE Groups work at Miller Park is once again the center piece for an article on Durability & Designs D&D In Depth Magazine.   Written by Rich Purnell the article features an in depth look at BASE Groups work prepping and painting the retractable roofs truss'.  

Link to Durability and Design magazine

BASE Groups website

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Elevated Water Tank Painting

In Colorado we serviced an aging tanks exterior and recoated with Sherwin Williams Acrolon 218.  This 1 MG elevated water tower over coat painting was completed while the tank was in service.   Using a combination or lifts, swing stage and rope access this project came in on time and under budget and ready for the next 20 years of harsh Colorado weather. 
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

tower painting

BASE Group tower painting for all your elevated steel tower painting needs.  
We coat and paint monopole towers, self support towers, guyed towers, stealth towers.
We use a variety of coating products based on your specific needs such as epoxies, high solids polyurethane, moisture cured urethane, water based acrylic, cold galvanizing compounds.   All colors comply to FAA specs either in aviation orange and white, galvanized colors or the USFS colors.  Our methods of steel painting are site dependent either spray or brush and roll for a clean proper site.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Our Founder Flying High Above For A Television Documentary.


BASE Groups Rich purnell is featured in the upcoming One Day in America documentary now airing on PBS.  Check below for links to PBS for air times and check out the Denver Post article for more info.



Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Protective Coatings

In 2014 we partnered with Techno Coatings of California to do the field tie-in of the superstructure in Anaheim, CA dubbed the ARTIC.  The ARTIC is Southern California's transportation hub. magazine released this article in Jan/2016.