Blog Category: Paint Scene


Paint Scene—February, 2018

By The Paint Dealer,

A Month To Call Your Own Do customers need a reason to shop with you? Here’s a stat courtesy of Independent Retailer Month: If every family in the U.S. spent an extra $10 a month at a locally owned, independent business instead of a national chain, over $9.3 billion would be directly returned to our  … Read more

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Paint Scene—January 2018

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PPG Renews Sponsorship PPG has renewed its sponsorship of Independent We Stand, an organization devoted to promoting independent businesses in all industries. Through Independent We Stand marketing campaigns and social media, PPG will work alongside co-sponsor STIHL and associate sponsor Do it Best to increase awareness about the importance and strong economic benefits of buying  … Read more

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Paint Scene—December 2017

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sponsored by   Hardware Store Wins National Award Each year, the small business movement Independent We Stand helps consumers recognize the top small business in the country—businesses whose owners go out of their way to give back to their communities—with the Independent Small Business of the Year award (or Indie Award). The 2017 recipient is  … Read more

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Paint Scene—November, 2017

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ICP Makes Its CASE ICP Construction announced the acquisition of Master Coating Technologies, a manufacturer of specialty architectural coatings. ICP Group is a specialty platform company in the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (CASE) markets. Master will join the current ICP Construction division, which includes California Paints, FixALL, Storm System, Fiberlock, Dry-Treat, California Sports Surfaces,  … Read more

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Paint Scene—October, 2017

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Sponsored by Dealer Events Lancaster Buying Show Feb. 17-18, Orlando, FL 800.586.7337 National Hardware Show May 8-10, Las Vegas, NV     Gordon Brush Acquires Kirschner Brush Paint brush manufacturer Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., based in City of Industry, California has acquired Bronx-based Kirschner Brush Mfg. Company. Both companies are products of the 1950s—Kirschner from  … Read more

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Paint Scene—September, 2017

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Sponsored by   HANDy Video Contest Who needs the Cannes Film Festival, when you have the Bucket Film Festival? One of the more creative contests in our industry is the annual HANDy Paint Products Film Festival, which took place on September 9 at the company’s Chanhassen, MN headquarters. This charitable event challenges aspiring filmmakers to  … Read more

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Paint Scene—August, 2017

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    Paint Matching Device X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, announced the launch of MetaVue™, a non-contact imaging spectrophotometer for easy retail paint matching. MetaVue provides the ability to easily respond to a range of different types of customer samples and accurately measure them, building  … Read more

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Paint Scene—July, 2017

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sponsored by   Choosing the Wright Colors PPG PAINTS™ unveiled a new Frank Lloyd Wright color palette in celebration of the world-renowned architect’s 150th birthday. Based on a palette developed by the architect in the 1950s, the color collection has been updated by PPG’s color experts in collaboration with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. “The  … Read more

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Paint Scene—June, 2017

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sponsored by   Gardner-Gibson Updates Its Website Gardner-Gibson, Inc. has redesigned its website to serve as a hub for its different brands in the building materials category. The parent company currently operates four distinct brands: Gardner®, Black Jack®, APOC® and Gardner Asphalt Supply®. Now each of these brands enjoys a separate website, all of which  … Read more

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Paint Scene—May, 2017

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sponsored by Paint Sundries Solutions Goes Nation Wide Paint Sundries Solutions, Inc. (PSS) , which stocks more than 10,000 paint sundry products from the leading manufacturers, will begin serving customers in the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest from its newest distribution center in Pennsylvania. Based in Kirkland, WA, PSS provides innovative supply chain solutions to retail  … Read more

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