Tag Archives: Crown Paints

New system key in Crown’s move to improve efficiency

Crown Paints has invested a six figure sum on the latest high-speed manufacturing system – designed to speed up the filling of paint containers by as much as 75 per cent. As well as offering significant advances in filling rates, the new £1 million plus facility based at Crown’s manufacturing site in Hull, will half […]

Crown Paints builds charity partnership for 2014

A CANCER care charity is set to receive a huge boost after joining forces with Crown Paints – one of the UK’s leading paint manufacturers. Macmillan Cancer Support has been announced as Crown Paints’ official charity partner for 2014. The exciting partnership will see Crown Paints team up with Macmillan on a number of fund-raising […]

Making 2014 the year of colour for wood care

Think about paint and colour and you’ll probably automatically think of interiors – but, when used outdoors, eye-catching shades can deliver even more impact. When used on wood, bold, bright colours can make a place warmer, more welcoming – and much more attractive. Combining colour and wood protection needs some thought to ensure the colour […]

Teamwork sees Crown Paints take Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year

A dedicated team of  1,250 ‘green ambassadors’ led the way as Crown Paints clinched one of the UK’s premier prizes for sustainable manufacturing. The company’s commitment to the environment has been taken to their hearts by staff, who played a key role in landing the prestigious Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year title at The Manufacturer […]

Crown Paints gives decorators fuel for inspiration

A FACEBOOK campaign launched by Crown Paints is offering painters and decorators the chance to win a £100 fuel voucher. If you have used Crown Trade, Sadolin or Sandtex Trade products, you can post photographs of recent projects on Crown Paints Professional’s Facebook page. Each month a £100 fuel voucher will be awarded to the […]

Crown Paints reveals 2014 Colour Influences

If your clients are looking for inspiration then Crown Paints can help with the launch of the latest colour predictions – setting out eye-catching palettes on trend for Spring/Summer 2014. Offering an insight into the top colour forecasts for the next year, the new Crown Paints’ Colour Influences reveal the latest shades of interest to […]

Recycling scheme clinches Green Apple award for Crown Paints

Crown Paints has been presented with another major environmental award in recognition of a recycling scheme providing a colourful boost to community projects. The company’s ‘Kick Out The Can’ initiative was launched earlier this year in a bid to encourage the re-use of unwanted paint and to mark the company’s sponsorship of Climate Week 2013. […]

Crown Paints’ team in pole position with gold standard

Crown Paints is one of  just a handful of companies to have achieved the prestigious Investor In People Gold award. Presented for outstanding performance, the accolade puts Crown in the top tier of UK organisations to make the gold grade. At the time of their assessment, just over three per cent of organisations nationwide had […]

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 […]

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 […]