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USCG Selects Dean Baldwin, HC130H

May 19, 2023

Dean Baldwin Painting, LP., a minority woman-owned business specializing in large aircraft painting, reported today that is was selected by the U.S. Coast Guard, Aviation Logistics Center, Elizabeth City, N.C., to accomplish services for painting USCG HC-130H aircraft.

The award was based on a full and open competitive solicitation. The aircraft arrived as planned at the Dean Baldwin Painting 165,000-square-foot Roswell aircraft painting facility and will be completed within 25 days. Under this contract, the Dean Baldwin Painting experienced team of professionals will carry out a complete U.S. Coast Guard paint livery on the USCG HC130H aircraft. 

“We are extremely proud to have this opportunity to work with and get to know the fine people at the U.S. Coast Guard,” said Barbara Baldwin, CEO of Dean Baldwin Painting, LP. “It’s truly an honor to have the opportunity to be able to demonstrate our high level of quality and safety for the USCG.”
Dean Baldwin Painting, LP. has been painting aircraft for over 48 years and refinishes hundreds of aircraft each year for the aviation industry. The company is an experienced military aircraft painting contractor to the U.S. government, having painted over 290 C130s for the U.S. Air Force and other government contractors over the past 10 years. 
With over four decades of experience providing expert aircraft painting service to the aviation industry, the company stays at the cutting edge of technology and best practices through continuous improvement initiatives and customer feedback. The company paints on average 175 to 200 aircraft each year. In March of this year, Dean Baldwin Painting nearly doubled its capacity by adding a new, state-of-the-art 155,000-square-foot facility in Peru, Indiana. All combined, the facilities occupy over 375,000 square feet, including 13 full-service, environmentally-friendly aircraft strip and paint bays. The company has a respectable client base that includes US Airways, SkyWest Airlines, JetBlue Airlines, American Airlines, ABX Air, Air Canada, and many other highly regarded air carriers and can now add the U.S. Coast Guard to the list. In addition, the company is an experienced service provider to the U.S. Air Force, having completed over 200 strips and painted on C130 aircraft during the past 10 years. Dean Baldwin also performs VIP paint services for corporate and private operators. 
Dean Baldwin Painting, LP, with corporate offices located in Bulverde, Texas, operates from four locations in the U.S. – Phoenix Goodyear, Ariz.; Roswell, N.M.; San Antonio, Texas; and Grissom Aeroplex Peru, Indiana. The company is a certified minority woman-owned, small, privately-held business specializing in aircraft refinishing services.