Rustins celebrates a century of Excellence in Wood Finishing.

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From Brick Lane in 1924 to Cricklewood in 2024 Rustins is celebrating 100 years of manufacturing wood finishes in Britain.  Since 1924, Rustins is a cornerstone of iconic woodcare products catering to artisans, DIY enthusiasts and trade professionals around the world.  During the past century we added specialty paints, decorating sundries and performance cleaners to our portfolio.

Over the next 12 months, we will celebrate this milestone birthday with our customers, stakeholders and especially our employees who have contributed to Rustins’ success with new product launches, social media campaigns and promotions.

Edward Krawitt, Managing Director, commented “Sydney Rustin and his son Ronnie Rustin set our quality standards that we follow today.  The name Rustins is synonymous with quality wood finishes and we are honoured to celebrate 100 years of this much loved brand.  We are proud of our journey and grateful for the support we’ve received over the last 100 years.  As we celebrate this milestone, we remain committed to delivering innovative decorating products for your homes that continue to exceed expectations.”

Over the past 100 years, the company has launched products that are now household names such as Strypit and Rustins ‘The Original’ Danish Oil.

For more information about Rustins and its product ranges, please visit and follow us on Instagram @rustinsltd

Established in 1924, Rustins is a leading British manufacturer of wood finishes, speciality paints and performance household cleaners.  Their brands include Rustins, Briwax, Antiquax, Wudcare, Stones, Brummer, Heldite, Oven Mate, Bondaglass, Lord Sheraton, Big D, Hotspot and Peek Polish.  Rustins also exports their products around the world.

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