Hartford Finishing to add 94 new jobs, open new paint line

HARTFORD (WITI) -- Company leaders with Hartford Finishing announced on Thursday, January 16th the addition of 94 new jobs.

Hartford Finishing, Inc. is a powder coating and painting firm. The jobs announcement coincides with the opening of the company’s new paint line.

Phase one of the $12 million expansion project adds 110,000 square feet to the Steel Craft Corporation building in Hartford.  Phase two includes upgrades to the original Hartford Finishing building.  Hartford Finishing, Steel Craft Corporation, and Capitol Stampings plan to add a combined 94 new jobs, due to increased business from the expansion.

Hartford Finishing, Inc. was founded in 1986 and has grown into one of the largest contract powder coaters in the Midwest, and the largest in Wisconsin.  The company employs 180 workers and houses six separate state of the art powder painting systems, a full service assembly area, stripping center, wet paint line, and 12 loading docks.