Coatings awards break all records

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A record 130 guests gathered to celebrate the successes of the coatings industry at the 2015 British Coatings Federation Awards Evening at Wychwood Park in Cheshire on 25 November.

Familiar name to the bodyshop sector, HMG Paints in Manchester won the Coatings Care Overall Best Performer title. The evening’s other winners included Beckers, Covestro, Farrow & Ball, Fujichem Sonneborn, Jotun Paints and Sun Chemical.

BCF’s CEO, Tom Bowtell commented, ‘Our Awards go from strength-to-strength – with over three times as any guests at our dinner compared to our first year in 2010 and a record number of entries. Our industry has achieved some amazing successes during a very tough few years, and I’m proud to represent an industry that takes sustainability, training and customer service so seriously. Well done to all our finalists, and especially our winners.’

The British Coatings Federation is the sole trade association representing the UK paints, printing inks, powder coatings and wallcoverings manufacturers.