Established in 1981 by Ross J. Forbes, R.J. Forbes Painting Contractor, Inc. provides complete industrial, commercial, and institutional painting, specialty coating applications and sandblasting. R.J. Forbes has trained personnel in the application of electrostatic spray finishes, faux finishing, and epoxy floor coating systems.


As a longtime member of the SSPC, R.J. Forbes is committed to a stringent safety program involving OSHA safety standard awareness, HazCom Training, and respiratory protection. All R.J. Forbes personnel are trained and certified in the latest safety techniques of the trade; specialties include Water & Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Industrial Plants, Commercial and Institutional Buildings.


The R.J. Forbes Mission Statement

  • To preserve and protect surfaces and relationships with customers, vendors and employees
  • To provide employees a career oriented and team work environment
  • To exceed customer expectations by providing superior painting services using high quality products and experienced professionals

Qualifications / Certifications

Written Safety & Hazard Communication Plan

OSHA 10-hour/30-hour Training


DCAM Certified Painter

DCAM Certified Prime Painter

Massachusetts Builders License

Rhode Island Builders License

Confined Space Entry Certified

Scaffolding Safety Trained (Competent)

Certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Lead Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Activities

Awards Received

Excellence in Construction Award: contributing contractor on the Weston Department of Public Works Facility


2011 Preservation Awards:

  • Sandwich Town Hall
  • Coggeshall Counting House

R.J. Forbes Painting Contractor, Inc.

228 O'Neil Blvd., Attleboro, MA 02703

Email | 508-226-4858 (phone)

508-222-0874 (fax)


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