James-awardRSL was founded in 2002 by Steve McDaniel and has established corporate offices in Austin, Tx.  Through strategic relationships with the University of Southern Mississippi, the premiere paint and coatings university in the nation, we have developed numerous functional coatings with a wide variety of uses in multiple industries.  

In 2007, RSL established a high profile Advisory Committee to prepare and lead RSL, through innovative research & development, into commercialization and to establish the company as the global market leader in bioengineered additives for the paints and coatings industry.

In 2008, RSL won the esteemed American Coatings Innovation Award, recognizing the importance of functional coatings and RSL as a leader in this important global industry.

RSL has a strong presence at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), having done research at USM since 2010, and with its research labs and offices and a manufacturing facility at the USM-associated Accelerator facility.

RSL remains committed to continuing its development of functional paints and coatings for use in multiple industries, from medical to military, countertops to touchscreens.