Reliable solutions. Right on schedule.

With coatings and linings, the transportation industry faces a unique set of challenges, particularly on multi-coat systems. Solvents entrapment, high labor costs, inter-coat adhesion, VOC and HAP emissions, to name a few.

Since 1942, Strathmore has provided ecologically and economically sound solutions for every segment of the rail industry. As a leading provider of high-performance coatings and linings, we meet these challenges swiftly, consistently, and cost effectively. 


  • Environmentally friendly
  • High or 100-percent solids
  • High-build, single-coat
  • Direct-to-metal application
  • Faster throughput
  • Reduced labor costs
  • FDA-compliant
  • Low VOC/HAP emissions
  • Less or no solvent entrapment

Featured Products

  • RAILPLEX® Exterior Coatings

    Strathmore’s exterior coating systems are ideal for hopper cars, box cars, tank cars, locomotives, and other rolling stock. They accommodate direct-to-metal (DTM) applications, high or 100-percent solids, and medium-to-high gloss finishes with low or no HAPs or VOCs, fast throughput, fewer coats, and lower energy demands.

  • STRATHOLINER® Interior Linings

    Developed by leading industry chemists, Strathmore’s interior lining systems include one and two-coat solutions with the widest variety of chemical resistance and FDA compliance, with little or no odor. Benefits include fast curing, low or no VOCs, and excellent adhesion with good corrosion, heat, and impact resistance.

Graffiti Removal on Box Car

Graffiti Removal on Hopper Car