Headquartered in Olean, New York, M J Painting Contractor Corp. has 50 years of experience in industrial coating and commercial painting across the United States.

M J Painting Contractor, a nationwide company, offers certified, professional, safe and efficient energy services to the oil and natural gas industry, interior and exterior painting for industrial complexes and commercial buildings.  In addition, M J Painting offers regional church painting, exterior hotel painting and a 6,000 square foot in-shop blasting and coating facility to accommodate special coating and blasting projects.

In May of 2019 we opened our second location in Canonsburg, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA.

Left to Right:  Pete Dandrea, Manager of Sales & Marketing – Mike John, President – Mike John Jr., VP and Manager of Field Operations


Our work is found throughout the United States including Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and the oil and natural gas regions of Marcellus-Utica and Anadarko Woodford Shale.


Services include surface preparation, masking, environmental containment, above ground pipe coating, below ground pipeline coating, epoxy pipe line coatings, spy holiday detection, sand blasting, vapor blasting, high pressure vapor blasting, high pressure power washing, internal diameter blasting and coating, certified plural component applications, specialized fireproofing surface preparation, oil refinery fireproofing, petrochemical fireproofing, other industrial intumescent fireproofing, architectural intumescent and cementitious coatings, wall coverings, scaffolding, aerial lifts, hand tools, high ceilings, commercial hotel exterior painting, church interior and exterior painting, steeple painting, yearly maintenance painting, traffic marking parking lots and walkways.

M J Painting specializes in application of epoxy coatings, DENSO® and SPC® certified applications, SPC- 2888® applicators, Sherwin Williams self cleaning coatings, fireproofing coatings, certified fireproofing surface preparation, epoxy pipeline coating and internal diameter blasting and coating. Further services include project management, quality control documentation (QC), site shutdown, local municipality traffic control, pedestrian diversion, and local government permits and permissions. M J Painting owns two mobile spray rigs equipped with precision tools, product and equipment necessary for onsite project completion, and an onsite sandblast shop with air filtration system, exhaust and down draft booth for specialty coating and painting.

Safety and Health

Safety and health is M J Painting’s first and foremost priority for every employee. Our extensive environmental, health and safety programs protect our workers, customers, public and environment.

All of our employees attend mandatory new hire orientation and are safety trained through our extensive 45+ safety programs and policies, assuring our customers a safe worksite. M J Painting is insured and bonded. Visit our Safety, Health and Environmental page for more about M J Painting’s training, certifications and values.


M J Painting believes that responsible environmental stewardship is good business and that our company plays a key role in addressing the planet’s sustainability challenges.

M J Painting complies with all applicable regulatory Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements wherever we operate and follows all state and federal laws, regulations and programs that provide safeguards for the community, workplace and environment.

Family Owned

A family owned business, M J Painting began in 1970 when President Mike John started his business in his parent’s basement. In 1994 he moved the company to a facility in Olean, NY, and by 2002 it was time to expand to its current location. Since then, the painting and coating company continues to expand by opening an office in Pittsburgh, PA.