Blog Category: Paint Scene


Paint Scene—September, 2018

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Richard’s Appoints Tom Griffey Richard’s Paint Mfg. Co., Inc., has announced the appointment of Tom Griffey to the position of Director of Sales. Eric Richard, President, of Richard’s Paint, indicated Griffey’s promotion will serve to propel the strategic sales plans and growth of the Company. Griffey has been with Richard’s paint since 2001, when he  … Read more

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Paint Scene—July, 2018

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   Ohio City Wins Main Street Contest Independent We Stand, an advocacy organization for independent retailers, has named Bridge Street Ashtabula in Ashtabula, OH as the $25,000 winner of its “America’s Main Streets” contest. A top ten finalist two years in a row, voters rallied this year to push Ashtabula—population 18,311—to the top of 303  … Read more

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Paint Scene—June, 2018

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    Things are Bigger in Texas PPG has announced plans for a new distribution center in Flower Mound, Texas. The nearly 450,000-square-foot facility, which will be constructed and leased through Duke Realty, will be the largest distribution center for architectural paints and coatings in PPG’s U.S. and Canada network. The new facility [ceremonial ground-breaking  … Read more

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Paint Scene—May, 2018

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Work the Bugs Out Kansai Paint Group, a global manufacturer of paints and coatings founded in 1918 in Osaka, Japan, has announced approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Kansai Anti-Mosquito Paint. The paint, designed for interior use, contains a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide which has been shown to significantly reduce the presence of  … Read more

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Paint Scene—February, 2018

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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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