BCF reveals 2021 awards shortlist

The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has announced the shortlists for its 2021 awards.

The winners will be announced at the BCF 2021 Awards dinner on 14 October in Manchester. The shortlists are:

Sustainable Innovation Award:

  • PPG Automotive Refinish – Moonwalk
  • BYK-Gardner – Spectro2profiler
  • BASF – Agilis

Customer Service Award:

  • Sun Chemical
  • AkzoNobel – Dulux Decorator Centre

Young Leader of the Year Award:

  • Cameron Starkey, IPL
  • Steve Coppin, U-POL
  • Natasha Ram, PPG Architectural Coatings
  • Natalie Hood, Jotun Paints Europe

Corporate Social Responsibility Award:

  • PPG Architectural Coatings
  • AkzoNobel
  • HMG

Excellence in Training Award:

  • U-POL
  • Jotun Paints Europe
  • Dulux Academy

Marketing Campaign of the Year Award:

  • AkzoNobel – Dulux Decorator Centre
  • PPG – Leyland Trade Smart
  • BASF – Glasurit

Apprentice of the Year Award:

Daniel Bower, Rakem Group

  • Nathan Eckersley, HMG
  • Josh Taylor, HMG
  • George O-Reilly, IPL

Diversity and Inclusion Award:

  • PPG Architectural Coatings
  • Jotun Paints Europe
  • UL

The shortlisted companies for both Coatings Care Awards and those shortlisted for the Student of the Year Award will be announced in September.