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HMG Paints Ltd win the Corporate Social Responsibility Award again

Family Business, HMG Paints Ltd win the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the 10th annual British Coatings Federation Awards evening. This is the second time HMG have taken home this award since the CSR Award’s inaugural year in 2017. Held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, the evening saw a record number of entries for each award category ...

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Crown Paints answers the call to help rural communities

Crown Paints has helped to breathe new life into hundreds of rural phone boxes as part of a nationwide scheme to provide local communities with access to vital emergency medical equipment. As part of the ‘Minutes Matter’ scheme launched by BT and the Community HeartBeat Trust, life-saving defibrillators have been installed in local phone boxes which were first refurbished with free paint donated by members of the British Coatings Federation (BCF).  To date Crown has supplied undercoat and red paint via its nationwide network of Crown Decorating Centres to renovate 130 phone boxes, which have each been equipped with a defibrillator to provide urgent treatment following a cardiac arrest. This equates to almost a quarter of all paint donations made under the Minutes Matter scheme so far.

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HMG Paints Ltd are on the run

HMG Paints Ltd are swapping their laboratory coats for running vests to take on the Great Manchester 10K Run on 19thMay 2019 supporting 4 chosen charities selected by the employees at the family business. HMG Paints launched the initiative in 2018 focusing on local charities, by supporting The Motor Neurone Disease Association, Forever Manchester, The Cleft Lip and Palate Association ...

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Brittpac launch new range of PET Paint cans using rPET

After a number of customer trials, Brittpac have launched a comprehensive range of PET paint cans with and without handles using rPET aimed at the £2.3 billion UK Paint and DIY Market. The market for Paint, Wallcoverings and Woodcare has seen considerable improvement over the past 5 years. New housing initiatives, government commitment to increasing housing supply and property transactions have been the key drivers. The paint and effects market have seen significant growth of 12% in recent years. The woodcare market has done even better with a 17% increase over the same period.

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Dulux takes top spot as UK’s most innovative brand

Dulux has been judged the UK’s most innovative brand in the second annual review by BrandZ, the largest global brand equity platform. The 2018 BrandZ list places the paint brand ahead of names such as Dyson, Brewdog, Innocent and Sky, hailing its innovation in product development, its world-leading colour expertise, its approach to sustainability and its commitment to new technology ...

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