About Us

“Fireproofing with Complete Confidence, It’s the American Way.”

From Chicagoland and throughout the United States, American Fireproofing Inc. is a nationally recognized fireproofing and insulation contractor for commercial, industrial, and nuclear projects.

Our comprehensive knowledge of the construction process enhances our capabilities and client relationships allowing us to provide our clients with superior services to meet the demands of the industry.

You can trust AFI to deliver a secure barrier that:

  • Prevents the rapid collapse of steel caused by a fire, we use products that provide up to a 4-hour rating
  • Protects lives and investments
  • Provides safety and peace of mind

High-Quality Services

Our construction disciplines include spray-applied fireproofing, intumescent mastic fireproofing, epoxy coatings, fire resistive board application, spray applied polyurethane foam insulation, spray-applied insulation and acoustical. AFI has provided our construction disciplines in over 30 states ranging from Florida to Washington.

We are certified applicators of top-quality products and offer A Rated insurancewith a bonding capacity of $10,000,000.00 per project and anaggregate bonding capacity to $50,000,000.00. All of our field foreman requires a minimum of OSHA 30 and field employees OSHA training status. Each job is executed with close supervision and quality control to ensure no detail is left uncovered.

Not only is AFI a Nuclear Quality Assurance (“NQA1”) Certified Contractor, but we are also a National Fireproofing Contractors Association (“NFCA”) Accredited Contractor for Sprayed Fire Resistive Materials (“SFRM”) and Intumescent Fire Resistive Materials (“IFRM”).

Completed Projects

Our project experience includes data centers, industrial, aviation, government, hospitals, military, casinos, arenas, medical facilities, pharmaceutical, universities, convention centers, theaters, high-rise buildings,hotels, office buildings, and nuclear projects requiring the highestU.S. clearances with NQA1 standards. We have proudly partnered with many general contractors for Fortune 500 companies and all of our projects.

Industry-Leading Products

For each project we complete, we use only top-quality products manufactured by industry leaders such as Isolatek International, Carboline Company, GCP Applied Technologies, Hilti USA, PPG, Sherwin Williams, International Paints, Albi Manufacturing, Demilec, BASF, Icynene, Monoglass, International Cellulose, and ThermaCoustic Industries to ensure you receive the highest-quality results for your project.

Let the AFI team apply our triple layer of quality to all your commercial, nuclear,or industrial projects.Request a bid or contact AFI today to learn more!

Our Team

Allen Tarpley

Owner & President
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Richard Hughes

Estimator & Project Manager
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Joseph Moon

Senior Estimator & Project Manager
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Adam Hughes

Estimator & Project Manager
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Lisa LaMonte

Controller & Accounting
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Judi Lorek

Payables & Logistics
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