Company Profile

Founded and incorporated in 1990, we are a premier installation, construction, and service company located in East Tennessee. From inception to commissioning, we provide all the services needed to make pre-treatment, finishing, material handling, and manufacturing systems a reality. Having over twenty years of experience in system installation, operating and maintenance, we can provide a vast array of services needed to optimize your process.  Not only can we install and commission your system, we are able to provide support and streamline your operation. System audits and system analysis are just two of the many areas where we can be of service to manufacturing operations.

Mission Statement

South State Contractors Inc., has been installing complete finishing systems and components since 1990. Our system installations have been serving manufacturers and suppliers in automotive, aerospace, transportation, lighting, hardware, furniture and many other industries. Our management and support staff incorporate personnel with experience and dedication in the installation of powder, wet spray and electrocoat finishing systems as well as individual components such as washers, cure ovens, coating booths of all types, conveyor and material handling systems.


We take great pride in the fact that we have installed multiple systems over a number of years at different locations, including Canada, Mexico, and all over the United States. Our success is a result of satisfying our customer's needs with quality workmanship and dedicated people. Installed on time and providing ongoing support and service after the installation as needed.


South State Contractors Inc., can supply your finishing equipment needs with quality installations, on time, and at an affordable cost. We provide services ranging from individual components to turnkey systems. No job is too large or too small. As President of South State Contractors Inc., I personally guarantee you complete customer satisfaction.


Jack E. Quillen