Michelman, Inc. develops water-based barrier and functional coatings, surface modifiers, additives, and polymers for various industries. It offers water-based coatings for paper, film, and foil packaging; water-based emulsions and dispersions for reinforced plastics, coatings, polishes, printing inks, and other products; and micronized powders for various industrial uses. The company also provides water-based ink receptive primers; water-based and solvent-borne formulations for wood stains and sealants; and solvent-borne dispersions for industrial and consumer coatings. In addition, it offers coating applicators, such as rod coaters, blade coaters, and spray coaters; testing equipment, including floor care testing equipment and paper testing equipment; and parts, repairs, and services. Further, the company provides product development, regulatory support, technical, and contract manufacturing services. It serves paper and corrugated, paint and coatings, graphic arts, fibers and composites, flexible packaging, digital printing, floor care, adhesives and sealants, building materials and construction, ceramics, cordage and twine, die lubes and mold releases, furniture polish, glass, synthetic and natural rubber, textiles/leather/nonwovens, fruit and vegetable coatings, and urethane foam industries worldwide. The company was founded in 1949 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio with production facilities in the United States, Singapore, and Europe.