Helios appoints IAL UK distributor

International Applications (IAL), through their Japanese stakeholder Eguchi Iwao, have been appointed as the UK distributor for Helios industrial paint and coatings.

Helios provides industrial coating solutions for a vast array of industries and applications, both in liquid paint and powder coatings. They own over 18 brands such as Rembrandtin, Thermodur, Ecopolifix and Color Powder Coatings.

These areas of specialty allow Helios to provide suitable coatings solutions to many industries, in particular, in the metal coatings sector where they cater for general industrial coating, commercial transportation, rail, agriculture, construction and earth moving equipment, automotive manufacture, high heat resistant systems, zinc flake coatings and protective coatings for architectural structures.

Established in 1924, Helios is part of the Kansai Paint group. With manufacturing sites in over 43 countries across the globe, it supplies paints for products across the full industrial spectrum, from small and delicate electronic devices all the way through to large commercial buildings and container ships.

Llewelyn Mulder, managing director of IAL commented, ‘These are very exciting times for IAL, for many years we have serviced various parts of the coatings industry, supplying reputable paint brands and consumables…This new agreement with Helios gives us access to a multitude of brands and specialist coatings that will allow us to service other parts of the coating industry.’