Archive / August, 2013

Crown Paints to sponsor ITV’s ‘Through the Keyhole’ Comeback with Keith Lemon

  Lancashire-based paint brand has confirmed a deal with ITV and FremantleMedia UK marking the brand’s first ever TV sponsorship in a move to engage the mass Saturday night audience  Hosted by Keith Lemon, Through the Keyhole will premiere this Saturday on ITV’s flagship channel in the coveted post-X Factor slot. The show sees Keith […]

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Johnstone’s helps Lanarkshire industrial park weather any storm

Several of the buildings located on one of Lanarkshire’s busiest industrial estates have been given a new lease of life and much-needed protection from the often harsh Scottish weather through the specification of products from Johnstone’s Performance Coatings range. Painting contractor Cruinn Decorators, an SDF member, was tasked with the redecoration of four of the […]


Crown Paints showcases British success story to Prime Minister

Crown Paints opened its doors to Prime Minister David Cameron to showcase its brands, manufacturing excellence, sustainability credentials and the commitment it shows to training and developing its people. Mr Cameron, along with Jake Berry MP for Darwen and Rossendale, was welcomed by Crown’s Managing Director Joe Devitt and HR and Legal Director Graham Haworth.  […]

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“Full and frank discussion” as SDF meets CITB’s interim CEO

The Scottish Decorators’ Federation (SDF) met with CITB’s interim chief executive to provide input on how to improve the industry. The private meeting between SDF’s CEO Ian Rogers and William Burton, which lasted almost two hours, took place ahead of an intimate dinner for industry leaders hosted by Mr Burton at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel […]

Fat Hog Six-in-One and Clean Spirit

Fat Hog charges on with product investment

Leading decorating sundries brand Fat Hog has further added to its impressive range with the launch of two new toolbox essentials. Fat Hog, which has fast established itself as one of the UK’s leading brands for brushes, rollers, workwear and decorating sundries, has recently launched a new six-in-one tool and clean spirit following demand from […]