We deliver a unique value by providing both Large & Small Tonnage Injection Molding, along with World-Class Paint & Surface Finishing. As a Full Service Supplier we streamline the entire process beginning with product design, mold flow analysis, and feasibility studies, to advanced error proofing technology, assembly, and fully integrated secondary operations. Equipped with over 550,000 square feet throughout our 3 plants in Kendallville, Indiana, our 600+ employees are ready to serve your needs.
CLC serves many industries including Automotive, Heavy Truck, Marine, Powersports, and Structural Medical Furniture. Recent Investments in equipment, technology, and staffing, have positioned CLC for continued grow and sustainability.
Creative Liquid Coatings’ mission is to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions, using our core competencies of surface coating technologies and large-tonnage injection molding. Through strategic alliances with world-class organizations, we maintain diversified substrate options – including metal, plastic, and composite products. We continually invest in our equipment, people, and processes to incorporate pre-eminent technologies. We strive to reduce waste and cost in all activities to maintain a competitive advantage and a sustainable environment.
1994 –Painting Begins
CLC was founded in 1994 at the historic International Harvester building in Fort Wayne, Indiana as a painter for automotive and heavy truck exteriors.
2005 –CLC Moves to Kendallville, Indiana
With over 315,000 sq. ft. Plant 1 becomes the home for Painting & Assembly.
2008 –Injection Molding Begins
CLC broadens its core competencies, becoming one of the few industry suppliers that has the ability to deliver both Injection Molding along with Painting & Finishing.
2010 –Plant 2 Is Established
Continued growth leads to the need for a larger foot print. Plant 1 becomes the home of all Paint & Assembly while Plant 2 is dedicated to Injection Molding.
2013 –Plant 3 Is Established
Injection Molding services continue to grow. Plant 3 becomes the home of Small Tonnage Injection Molding and Plant 2 is dedicated to Large Tonnage Injection Molding.
2018 – $5 Million Capital Investment
CLC expands their Injection Molding Capabilities with an aggressive $5 Million Capital Investment focused on new large tonnage injection molding machines.