Archive / October, 2013

Crown Paints’ green approach secures Gold Standard

Crown Paints has achieved an industry first by securing a gold award for its pioneering approach to social and environmental factors in the Supply Chain Sustainability School programme. The programme offers three certification standards – bronze, silver and gold – and Crown is the first paint manufacturer – and one of just eight companies overall […]

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Crown Paints helps decorators make business sense of being green at the N P & D Show

Sustainability and the environment are major driving forces in shaping so much of what we do, from the manufacturer of fuel efficient cars, the construction of energy-efficient houses – even down to charting the air miles of the food we eat. So what does this mean to the painting and decorating industry and – crucially […]

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New pack size increases opportunities to use Crown Trade Steracryl Mould inhibiting paint

As autumn rolls in and the condensation season approaches, Crown Trade has introduced a new pack size for its high performance mould inhibiting paint, helping you take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace. Crown Trade’s Steracryl Mould Inhibiting paint is now available in 2.5 litre packs, so you can have greater flexibility and efficiency when […]

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PPG Golf Masters has it down to a tee

Global coatings manufacturer, PPG Architectural Coatings EMEA UK and Ireland, has once again given professional decorators a taste of the high life thanks to another round of its hugely successful PPG Golf Masters. PPG, manufacturer of leading trade paint brands Johnstone’s and Leyland, hosted the successful competition, which culminated in a final at the prestigious […]


Dumbreck Decorators wins business gong for commitment to young people

Dumbreck Decorators has been crowned the winner of a new award that hails the company’s contribution to young people in the city of Glasgow. The decorating contractor was presented with the Working Together Award in The Herald’s first Inspiring City Awards at a glitzy affair in front of key figures including including football legend Sir […]

PPG Charity 2014

Global paint manufacturer’s search for charity partner

Charities in the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to nominate themselves to partner with global paint manufacturer PPG Architectural Coatings. PPG, which manufactures leading paint brands Johnstone’s and Leyland, has a long standing commitment to charity, both on a local and national level. The nationwide coverage that PPG boasts, particularly through its 187 Johnstone’s […]

Johnstone's Aqua Challenge 2013

Decorators embrace Johnstone’s Aqua Challenge

 Decorators across the UK were given the opportunity to get hands on with the Johnstone’s Aqua Gloss system over the summer to experience first-hand the amazing application qualities. The Johnstone’s Aqua Challenge roadshow visited 62 Johnstone’s Decorating Centres and Johnstone’s Trade stockists – including Glasgow (Garrowhill and Kingston Bridge), Edinburgh (Bonnington Rd), Motherwell and Kirkcaldy – […]