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Wilko Paints

Founded in 1958, Wilko Paint, Wichita, Kansas, has been developing high-performance quality coatings products, providing technical support and training, and fulfilling industrial coatings to protect substrates from corrosion, and extending the useful life of products, for over fifty years.

Kirkco is pleased to partner with Wilko Paint as part of a nationwide distribution system designed to serve you. Centrally located in Monroe, North Carolina, Kirkco will provide technical liquid protective coatings and application equipment service and support for the East Coast.

As part of ongoing sustainability initiative, Kirkco and Wilko Paint offer nature resources conservation from in-house recycling to our low solvent flush paint systems. Due to the small solvent flushing requirements, we have been able to decreased solvent usage by 60% making the Cobra pump especially suitable for liquid waste reduction mandates. We save valuable natural resources by reclaiming or minimizing use of harmful materials, by providing high-performance quality coatings, applied with high efficacy spray system we protect the substrates from corrosion, extending the useful life of products, thus minimizing the use of additional natural resources to replace it.

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Our high performance coatings consist of but not limited to:


Wilko's line of epoxy coatings is called "Wilkopon", and is available in conventional or high solids, and in a variety of colors. "Gator-Kure" is Wilko's epoxy that will cure in damp environments, even underwater! Our self leveling epoxy is one of the finest in the industry for floor coating applications. Coatings that will cure at temperatures as low as zero °F are available, as well as epoxies that can withstand temperatures of up to 450 °F with excellent acid resistance.


Wilko offers both conventional (Wilkothane "G") and high solids (Wilkothane HS) urethanes. Wilkothane "G" is used by OEM fabricators and refinishers, while Wilkothane HS is an AIM compliant coating used in both OEM and maintenance applications. Both products provide excellent chemical resistance, along with color and gloss retention. We also supply oil based polyurethanes used in track and gym floors. Our water based polyurethane dispersion has excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates while possessing good chemical resistance. Specialty 2-component urethanes are also offered. DTM High-solids polyurethanes that has excellent impact resistance at temperatures as low as -50 °F is in our line.


Wilko manufactures an extensive line of high quality alkyd enamels, as well as primers. Wilko's "Acralac" line is an acrylic modified alkyd that provides a fast dry coating for early handling. We also manufacture specialty finishes like hammertone, textured finish, skid resistant finish, etc. that is formulated to your needs.


(Non-Isocyanates) "Wilkofast" is the name of our two part, fast dry non-isocyanate coating. "Wilkodure" is a polyester based non-isocyanate coating that provides excellent toughness and porcelain-like finish.


We have a line of fast dry lacquers based on nitrocellulose, acrylic and vinyl binders.

Water Bornes

We have a line of water based coatings used in the industry, including water based polyurethane (PUD), and 2K polyurethane

Specialty Products

Wilko can custom formulate any coating system to meet your specification

  • Chromate Free Vinyl Wash Primers
  • Low VOC / Low HAPS
  • Silicone / Modified Silicone
  • High Heat
  • Zinc Rich
  • Metallic
  • Hammertone
  • BLM Colors
  • Epoxy Novolac
  • Baking Enamels
  • Extreme Temperature Coatings
  • Polyurea
  • Polysiloxane


  • Potable Water Tanks
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Storage Tanks (hydrocarbons, acids, chemicals, caustics)
  • Rail Cars and Tanker Trailers
  • Barges and Tankers
  • Pipelines (oil, gas, petrochemical, potable water, waste water, sewage)
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Power Plants (ducts, scrubbers, stacks, buildings, floors, equipment)
  • Refineries / Petrochemical Plants
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Transportation, OEM and refinish
  • Other decorative and protective applications

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