Cincinnati Thermal Spray, Inc.

Coatings, Technology, Solutions

Core Processes

  • HVOF (High Velocity Oxy-Fuel)
  • Plasma Spray
  • Wire Arc Spray
  • Combustion Wire and Powder Spray
  • Production Painting
  • Dry Film Lubrication
  • TIG Welding
  • Metallographic Laboratory

Support Technologies

CTS–Midwest is located in Blue Ash, Ohio on the northern edge of the Cincinnati area. CTS–Midwest is the largest of the CTS facilities.

Capabilities include robotic thermal spray application, robotic application of paint, application of dry film lubricants, shot peening, dynamic balancing, FPI, flow testing, handling and coating of large components such as steel mill rolls and other complementary processes. In addition, our quality system allows us to select qualified vendors for other processes such as machining, grinding, superfinishing, etc., in order for CTS-Midwest to provide turnkey surface enhancement services to a wide range of industrial components.

Technical competence, on time delivery, high quality ethics, and a staff focused on customer service fuel consistent business growth.

An extensive engineering staff ensures CTS-Midwest’s ability to analyze your application and provide superior coating selection. Give us a chance to value-engineer your components with high performance coatings.

Key Markets

  • Aerospace
  • Land Based Gas Turbine
  • Steel
  • Commercial
  • Medical

Roll Coating Facility

In April 2013, Cincinnati Thermal Spray opened a coating facility in Cincinnati, OH. This facility provides complete coating services specific to supporting the roll coating market. The facility is fully outfitted with equipment to enhance our capabilities and add capacity while also expanding our service to better meet the needs of our valued customers.


Technology Center


As thermal spray processes continue to evolve with rapidly changing technology, the CTS Technology Center leverages CTS’s unique blend of implementation intelligence, technology expertise and entrepreneurial drive to build collaborative opportunities with its customers.  Located in Cincinnati, OH, this home for the Technology Center provides an exceptional environment for innovation and growth.  A development lab housed here is the heart of the center, where innovations and collaborations are explored and cultivated. 


The Technology Center identifies, analyzes and develops new solutions to address environmental and performance challenges and create the next generation of thermal spray products.  The Technology Center assesses new and existing technology investment opportunities to pursue a fresh vision for our coatings innovation.


  • Plasma and HVOF Thermal Spray Development
  • Furnace Cycle Testing
  • Failure Analysis
  • Metallographic Evaluation and Image Analysis
  • White Light Profilometry Testing

The center strives to make strategic investments in technology that will rectify time-to-market dilemmas, minimize costs and provide the latest capabilities. 








CTS – Midwest

Creek Rd. Facility

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5901 Creek Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

(855) 441-5758 toll free

(513) 793-0670

(513) 793-4254


CTS – Midwest

Roll Coating Facility

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10904 Deerfield Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

(855) 441-5758 toll free

(513) 793-0670

(513) 745-0980



CTS – Technology Center

Map This Location
10904 Deerfield Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

(855) 441-5758 toll free

(513) 793-0670

(513) 745-0851


Quality Certifications
Nadcap (Coatings)
ISO 9001


CTS Midwest Contacts

Scott Paschke

Service Center Manager


Donathon McIntosh
Business Segment Sales Manager,

Commercial and Steel


Bill Menth

Business Segment Sales Manager,



Steve Eastham

Customer Service Supervisor          


CTS Technology Center Contact

Kirk Fick,

Sr. Development Engineer


Cincinnati, OH
(513) 793-0670

(855) 441-5758

Rocky Point, NC
(910) 675-2909

(855) 441-5759

Springfield, NJ
(973) 379-0003

(855) 441-5760

Rosharon, TX
(281) 431-1629

(855) 441-5761