Cerakote™ is a Division of NIC Industries, Inc. and was founded in 1984 with a focus on developing and manufacturing the highest performing line of ceramic coatings available anywhere in the world. To date Cerakote™ has developed over 90 ceramic colors and finishes and is used by more firearm manufacturers than any other firearm coating. This makes Cerakote™ the world leader in firearm coatings.
Facility and Location
Cerakote™, along with NIC's Prismatic Powders® Division, is located on 10 acres of land in White City, Oregon. State of the art manufacturing, ASTM testing lab, Training Center, R&D Facility and warehousing are all located at this facility.
Our Corporate Structure
NIC's corporate structure is formed by four divisions, including:
- Cerakote® Ceramic Firearm Coatings, manufacturer of the world’s strongest firearm finish.
- Cerakote® Ceramic High Temperature Coatings, manufacturer of the world’s leading high temperature coatings.
- Cerakote® Clear Coating , manufacturer of the World's Strongest Clear Coat™.
- Prismatic Powders®, the world’s largest selection of custom powder coating colors.
At Cerakote™, quality is a company value. From raw material procurement to finish product shipping, no process is completed without rigorous quality control testing. While larger manufacturers may spot check throughout their process, Cerakote™ completes a full battery of ASTM tests from each and every batch. All orders are shipped with lot numbers which correspond to retained samples and test data that is kept on file for future reference. Cerakote's™ industry leading quality control process ensures our customers consistently receive the highest quality ceramic coatings. Please visit the Testing and Downloads section of this site for details on our ASTM testing and full test documentation.
Through research, development and innovation, Cerakote™ will continue to discover new and advanced ceramic coating solutions for the firearm industry.
7050 6th Street
White City, OR 97503
info at cerakote dot com