Staff at Crown Paints are celebrating after winning a major award from the industrys national trade body, The British Coatings Federation. The manufacturers Hull site secured the Federations Coatings Care Best Performance Award, which reflects all round excellence in the industry.
Held at Wychwood Park in Cheshire, the awards event attracted representatives from across the coatings industry. Tom Bowtell, CEO of the British Coatings Federation (BCF) said: Crown Paints has demonstrated a strong commitment to making its business more sustainable. This has been achieved through initiatives including energy and waste reductions, the creation of more sustainable products and by introducing a partnership with an onsite social enterprise. Its a great achievement overall.
This award comes less than 12 months after Crown Paints completed a major project, which saw a seven figure sum invested on the latest high-speed manufacturing system at Hull. The line is one of the fastest in the world and is capable of accelerating the paint filling process by as much as 75 per cent.